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Hegel's Owl: The Life of Bernard Smith, by Sheridan Palmer

— Saturday 23rd November 2019

Copies of Sheridan Palmer's biography of art historian Bernard Smith are available from the gallery.

Bernard Smith began life as a ward of the State; he would go on to become the father of Australian art history. In 2008 Smith invited writer and art historian Dr Sheridan Palmer to write his biography. Through years of interviews and exclusive access to Smith’s papers and library, Palmer reveals the unique character of an exceptional man.

‘An elegant and powerful study, finely crafted – fully worthy of its subject.’ - Peter Beilharz, Curtin University, Perth

About the Author
Sheridan Palmer is an independent scholar and writer. Her previous publications include "Dean Bowen: Argy-Bargy" and "Centre of the Periphery: Three European Art Historians in Melbourne."

Please email or ring the gallery to request a copy.
RRP $39.99 - Special Price of $35 through the gallery.

Since its establishment in 1984, the Charles Nodrum Gallery’s exhibition program embraces a diversity of media and styles - from painting, sculpture & works on paper to graphics and photography; from figurative, geometric, gestural, surrealist & social comment to installation & conceptually based work.