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Margaret Preston: Recipes for Food and Art at Eltham Bookshop


Event Date: 22 October 2016
Author / Presenters: Lesley Harding

ELTHAMbookshop and New Art Studio and Gallery are delighted to invite you to celebrate Lesley Harding's new book, 'Margaret Preston: Recipes for Food and Art'.
Drawing on recipes from handwritten books found in the National Gallery of Australia and richly illustrated with Margaret Preston’s paintings, prints and photographs, this book sheds new light on the fascinating private life of a much-loved Australian artist.
Lesley Harding is a curator at Heide Museum of Modern Art. She has written several books on Australian art and social history, including Cubism & Australian Art (with Sue Cramer), Sunday’s Kitchen: Food and Living at Heide, Sunday’s Garden: Growing Heide and Modern Love: The Lives of John and Sunday Reed (all with Kendrah Morgan).

Date: Saturday October 22nd
Time: 3pm until 4:30pm
Venue: New Art Studio & Gallery, 902 Main Road, Eltham
Entry: $55.00 (includes a copy of the book or
a $40.00 gift voucher) and Margaret Preston's favourite refreshments)
Prepaid bookings are essential: (03) 9439 8700 or [email protected]

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