TAASA MEMBERS ’ DIARY
SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER 2014
TAASA Member Talk & Preview – Bonhams
76 Paddington St, Paddington, Sydney
Wednesday 29 October, 2014, 6 -7.30pm
Bonhams will be holding an auction of a major collection of snuff bottles covering more than 360 bottles of various material: ivory, rock crystal, horn, inside painted glass, pecking glass, cloisonné, ceramics, lacquer, and various hardstones, mostly of late 19th century to 20th century. Bonham’s Asian Art Specialist, Yvett Klein, will walk TAASA members through the collection, pointing out highlights and providing some background information on these exquisite objects.
Cost: $10 members, $15 non-members.
Refreshments provided. RSVP to Gill Green essential by 26 October at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TAASA TSG Celebration Dinner
Tuesday 28 October 2014, 6-9pm
All welcome at this Diwali themed dinner.
81 Christie St, St Leonards.
Contact Gill Green: email@example.com. M: 0466 977 313
$50 per person.
TAASA End of Year Party, Sydney
6- 8pm, Wednesday 3 December 2014
Korean Cultural Centre, Elizabeth St Sydney
Join TAASA to celebrate an active year for the Society and to enjoy good company, refreshments and a traditional Korean performance.
RSVP to Sandy Watson at:
TAASA IN VICTORIA
Private Melbourne Japanese art collection viewing
Further details to be advised.
TAASA Victoria end-of-year party
Thursday 4 December 2014, 5.30 – 7.30pm
East & West Art Gallery, East Kew
Cost: $20 members, $25 non-members. Bookings essential.
For bookings and further information on TAASA Victoria events, contact Boris Kaspiev at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 0421 038 491.
TAASA TEXTILE STUDY GROUP
All meetings held at the PLC Room,
Powerhouse Museum, 7.15 – 9.15pm
Refreshments provided. $10 members; $15 non-members. Email enquiries to Helen Perry at email@example.com.
The Rabari Shawl – Symbol of Change
10 September 2014
Carole Douglas will talk about these woven and embroidered shawls and how their use and construction have evolved over time.
12 November 2014: to be advised.
TAASA CERAMICS STUDY GROUP
A dealer’s perspective: collecting & authenticating Chinese ceramics
Presentation by Ray Tregaskis
Tuesday 30 September 2014, 6-8 pm
COFA, Paddington, Sydney
Join us for this presentation by long term antique dealer and expert Ray Tregaskis and take the opportunity to bring in your own pieces for discussion at the meeting. Members $20; Non-members $25. Light refreshments.
RSVP to Margaret White: margaret.
TAASA IN QUEENSLAND
Artist talk with Vipoo Srivilasa
Saturday 6 September, 3 - 5 pm
Edwina Corlette Gallery,
2/555 Brunswick Street, New Farm
On the occasion of this Thai-born Melbourne based ceramic sculptor’s latest exhibition.
This is a free event. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel 07 3358 6555
Lindy Lee Exhibition
UQ Art Museum
This first major survey of Lee’s practice explores her acclaimed early photocopy work, and work that evolved following her embrace of Buddhism and her Chinese heritage. Join TAASA QLD at the opening of this exhibition in September, and later in October for a gallery walk through with curator Michele Helmrich. Dates and times to be advised. RSVP to email@example.com. Both free events.
Empty Vessels II
22 -23 November 2014
Lesley Kehoe Galleries in Brisbane
On this weekend, Lesley Kehoe Galleries will be transported from Melbourne to a pop-up location in St Lucia, Brisbane. An introduction to Tea and Zen, and to Sake drinking culture, will accompany the artisan vessels on display. There will be a performance piece with music and refreshments. Details provided on RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost: $45 TAASA members, $70 non-members.
Detail of man’s ikat sarong, Trengganu, Malaysia c.1900.
Woman’s embroidered dress, Afghanistan 1965-75
Ceremonial textile, Toraja people, Celebes (Indonesia) c.1900-1920
Palempore, Made for Export Market, India C. 1800
Collection Powerhouse Museum, Sydney