Dr Emma Kindred ‘Spring’s Golden Plumes: Wattle in Australian art of the twentieth century.’
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Dr Emma Kindred will discuss the significance of wattle in Australian landscape and still-life paintings and prints by celebrated artists such as Frederick McCubbin, Elioth Gruner, Penleigh Boyd, Dorrit Black and Grace Cossington Smith.
Dr Emma Kindred is Assistant Curator of Paintings and Sculpture pre-1920 at the National Gallery of Australia. She has previously worked in the National Gallery's Prints and Drawings department and the Australian War Memorial. She completed her doctoral thesis on Arthur Streeton in Cairo, and is currently completing a catalogue rainsonné of the artist's work.