Art Deco Sydney

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Join us for an entertaining evening as Dr Peter Sheridan launches his latest book entitled Sydney Art Deco. Dr Peter Sheridan AM is an internationally recognised historian, collector, author and speaker on Art Deco design. This is the first comprehensive reference book on Sydney’s Art Deco heritage.  It explores the impact of the Art Deco style on the landscape, life and architecture …

Maritime Services Building (Museum of Contemporary Art), Sydney (Winter 2001)

The Mayor of Sydney is leading a push to replace one of Sydney’s most prominent Art Deco buildings, the old Maritime Services Building which currently houses the Museum of Contemporary Art, with an office/cinema complex. The latest news is that Green Bans have been placed on the building by the union movement. Hopefully the bans will be as effective as …

Maritime Services Building (Museum of Contemporary Art), Sydney (Autumn 2001)

Disturbing news from the Harbour City concerning the old Maritime Services Building that currently houses the Museum of Contemporary Art. This fine example of Deco architecture, constructed from local sandstone, is located at Circular Quay. The Mayor of Sydney is leading a push to replace the Sydney landmark with yet another office/cinema complex. This outrageous proposal will be strongly opposed …