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Sigmund Freud's Collection: An Archaeology of the Mind

2 January – 30 March 2008

The Nicholson Museum, University of Sydney

Guest Curator:
Dr Janine Burke, Honorary Professor, School of English, Communications and Performance Studies, Monash University

5 September – 17 November 2007

Sigmund Freud's Collection: an Archaeology of the Mind brings together objects from Sigmund Freud's personal collection of antiquities held in the Freud Museum, London. The works, which will be presented alongside related film and photographic material, including Anna Freud's home movies, offer a unique insight into Freud as collector, thinker and art connoisseur, and reveal how Freud's study of art and antiquities influenced his theories of psychoanalysis.

Developed by the Monash University Museum of Art, in association with the Nicholson Museum, University of Sydney

Media Kit:
Sigmund Freud's Collection

An Archaeology of the Mind

Installation Images:
An Archaeology of the Mind

Public Programs:
Free Associations: Freud's relevance to contemporary art and culture forum, Thursday 1 November 2007, 4.30pm

Exhibition Catalogue:
An Archaeology of the Mind

Image: Max Pollak, Sigmund Freud at his desk 1914. Courtesy Freud Museum, London