Lecture: The Life of William Dobell

27mar12:30 pm1:30 pmLecture: The Life of William Dobell

Event Details

DATE: Saturday 27 March 2021
LOCATION: Black Theatre
TIME: 12.30–1.30pm
SPEAKER: Lorraine Kypiotis
PRICE: Free, RSVP essential


Although a reserved and unassuming man, William Dobell’s two years teaching at the National Art School had a profound effect on his students. Many describe his love for drawing, and his outstanding draughtsmanship was apparent when he demonstrated drawing in his classes at NAS.Hear from art historian and NAS Undergraduate Coordinator Lorraine Kypiotis and discover more about the work and life of Sir William Dobell.

Part of the NAS Festival of Drawing 2021.


About Lorraine Kypiotis
Lorraine Kypiotis holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of Sydney in Renaissance Studies and is currently engaged in a Doctor of Philosophy in Art History at the University of Sydney with a strong focus on the function of artefacts within art academies and institutions. Her research interests also include Women in Art, Museology and 19th century Australian Art History. Lorraine is also a frequent and popular guest lecturer at the AGNSW and is a regular guest on ABC Radio National’s Nightlife program.

Image: William Dobell with NAS alumni Margaret Olley, 1949



(Saturday) 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


Black Theatre

Forbes Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

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