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Richard Bell to deliver Kluge Distinguished Lecture • Tuesday April 6, 2010

Artist Richard Bell will deliver the John W. and Maria T. Kluge Distinguished Lecture in Arts and Humanities at the University of Virginia on Wednesday, April 21 at 6:00 pm. The lecture, titled Talking the Talk, will take place at Campbell Hall, Room 153. Following the lecture there will be a reception with the artist at UVa Art Museum.

Richard Bell was born in 1953 in Charleville, Queensland, and is a member of the Kamilaroi, Kooma, Jiman and Gurang Gurang communities. Based in Brisbane, Richard is represented in major collections in Australia and has participated in numerous exhibitions, including the significant European touring exhibition Aratjara: Art of the First Australians, 1993; Culture Warriors: The National Indigenous Art Triennial, 2007 and the 9th and 16th Sydney Biennales. He won the Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award in 2003. Bell is a founding member of proppaNOW, a Brisbane-based Aboriginal artist collective. He is represented by Milani Gallery in Brisbane.

RSVP for the reception only – 434 244-0234 or email the Kluge-Ruhe Collection. Free parking is available in the Culbreth Parking Garage after 5 pm.

Image: Richard Bell, Scratch an Aussie #4, 2008 courtesy of the artist and Milani Gallery, Brisbane