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Peter Sheridan: “Deco Radio: The Most Beautiful Radios Ever Made”
January 14, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmFree
View the event on-demand at the following link: click here. Video will be available starting 1/14 at Noon EST.
This is the untold story of the Art Deco radio and the extraordinary contributions of famous industrial designers in the 1930s, who contributed so much to the development of radio and the world-wide spread of the Art Deco style. Enjoy a look at the most beautiful radios ever made.
Dr Peter Sheridan AM BDS MDS FICD Clinical Senior Lecturer, Sydney University
Member, Australian Institute of Professional Photography
Committee Member, Art Deco & Modernism Society of Australia
Peter has been in general dental practice in Macquarie Street Sydney since 1971. An accredited professional photographer specializing in fine art, Peter is also an internationally respected collector, historian and lecturer in the field of Art Deco design. His collections are considered world class and have been displayed by the National Gallery of Victoria and featured by the The National Trust and the Historic Houses Trust. He is the author of 4 major award-winning photographic reference books on design and architecture: Radio Days (2008); Deco Radio (2014); Sydney Art Deco (2019) and Sydney Art Deco & Modernist Walks – Potts Point & Elizabeth Bay (2021)
In 2001 Peter was honored by the Australian government and awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his work with people with Multiple Sclerosis. Peter is an avid tennis player competing in Australia and overseas in Masters’ tournaments.