Throughout his career Francisco Goya produced images that were both humorous and critical depictions of Spanish society, commenting on gender relationships, childhood education, corruption and war.
Celebrating the opening of Goya: Drawings from the Prado Museum, NGV curators introduce various aspects of Goya’s work, considering how the artist’s drawings and prints provide unique insights into the complexities of human nature.
2.00 – 2.05pm: Welcome
2.05 – 2.20pm: Goya’s Imagination
Cathy Leahy, Senior Curator, Prints and Drawings, NGV
2.20 – 2.35pm: Satire and the ‘testimony of truth’
Petra Kayser, Curator, Prints and Drawings, NGV
2.35 – 2.50pm: Goya’s Monsters
Jessica Cole, Assistant Curator, Prints and Drawings, NGV
2.50 – 3.05pm: War and Violence
Laurie Benson, Curator, International Art, NGV
3.05 – 3.20pm: Goya in Bordeaux
Dr Ted Gott, Senior Curator, International Art, NGV
3.20 – 4.00pm: Discussion