Smith, Bernard (William)

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SMITH, Bernard (William)

SMITH, Bernard (William). Australian, b. 1916. Genres: Art/Art history, Autobiography/Memoirs, Biography. Career: Lecturer, 1955, Sr. Lecturer, 1956-63, and Reader, 1964-66, University of Melbourne; Professor of Contemporary Art, and Director of the Power Institute of Fine Arts, University of Sydney, 1967-77. President, Australian Academy of the Humanities, 1977-80. Secretary, Australian Humanities Research Council, 1962-65; Member, Australian Unesco Committee for Letters, 1965; Chairman, International Art Critics Association, 1966-69. Publications: Place, Taste and Tradition: A Study of Australian Art since 1788, 1945, rev. ed., 1979; Education through Art in Australia, 1958; European Vision and the South Pacific, 1960, rev. ed., 1980; Australian Painting, 1962, rev. ed., 1972; The Architectural Character of Glebe, Sydney, 1973; Concerning Contemporary Art, 1975; Documents on Art and Taste in Australia, 1975; Antipodean Manifesto: Essays in Art and History, 1977; The Spectre of Truganini (Boyer Lectures), 1980; The Boy Adeodatus, 1984; (with R. Joppien) The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages, 3 vols., 1985-87; The Death of the Artist as Hero, 1988; (with A. Wheeler) The Art of the First Fleet, 1988; The Critic as Advocate, 1989; Imagining the Pacific, 1992; Noel Counihan, 1993; Modernism's History, 1998; A Pavane for Another Time, 2002. Address: 168 Nicholson St, Fitzroy, VIC, Australia.