Interestingly, Stubb’s painting – and the many subsequent engravings it generated – produced a standardised way of seeing kangaroos in Australia for much of the nineteenth century.
John Simons explores how the way we view the kangaroo is affected by visual and cultural representations such as Stubb’s image and addresses some of the ways in which other images challenged the Stubbsian orthodoxy.
10 Sep 2013 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Mitchell Theatre at Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts
280 Pitt Street
Free and open to the public
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