Author Profile

Lesley Harding

Lesley Harding joined Heide Museum of Modern Art as curator in 2005. She has held curatorial positions at the Arts Centre, Melbourne and National Art School, Sydney, and regularly publishes and lectures on modernist and contemporary Australian art. Her work has appeared in Art and Australia,

Art Monthly Australia, Artlink and Meanjin, and in 2009 she co-authored Cubism & Australian Art with Sue Cramer, for the Miegunyah Press imprint of Melbourne University Publishing.

Lesley’s current curatorial projects include an Aleks Danko survey for Heide and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, and an exhibition of paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe, Margaret Preston and Grace Cossington Smith to tour Australia and the United States in 2016–17.

See Lesley at the 2016 Festival:

Much has been written about the lives and art of Heide, but finally the remaining members of the inner circle have entrusted the full story to be told through this intimate biography of John and Sunday Reed. Part romance, part…

Location: Supper Room