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In conversation

Meeting, making and missing

Sunday 18 April 2021
Live online
Rosemary Madigan
Rosemary Madigan, 1992 Greg Weight. © Gregory Weight/Copyright Agency, 2021

Celebrate the life, love and creative work of one of Australia’s artistic power couples in our Australian Love Stories exhibition: Rosemary Madigan and Robert Klippel. Join Rosemary's daughter Alice Giles from wherever you are as she shares her insight into their artistic and life partnership.

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1  Greg Weight. © Gregory Weight/Copyright Agency, 2021. Robert Klippel 1993

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Collection display in Gallery Five, 2019

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