from the Great Wave to Starry Night, how a blue pigment changed the world
Detail from Katsushika Hokusai, The great wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki namiura), (1830–34), from the Thirty-six views of Mt Fuji (Fugaku-sanjū-rokkei) National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Felton Bequest, 1909 (426-2) Hugh Davies, La Trobe University
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Exhibition: Brave New World 1930s
The new major exhibition at the state gallery (NGV) is themed Brave New World 1930s.
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Van Gogh and the Seasons is a sensitively curated crowd-pleaser despite a paucity of masterpieces
A detail from Vincent Van Gogh’s A wheatfield, with cypresses, early September 1889.National Gallery, London. Bought, Courtauld Fund, 1923 (NG3861) © The National Gallery, London
Anita Pisch, Australian National University
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NGV Festival of Photography: Bill Henson
Click here for the very informative review by Richard Johnstone of the Bill Henson exhibition at the NGV – part of their festival of photography.
Exhibition notice: photography festival in Melbourne
The National Gallery of Victoria’s Festival of photography – click here.
Exhibition: Current at the NGV
I recommend David Hockney’s extraordinary exhibition in Melbourne – till 13 March 2017.
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Exhibition: The Right To Offend Is Sacred
An exhibition till 4th June 2017, by Brook Andrew at the State Gallery in Victoria (NGV*).
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The NGV opens with David Hockney’s recent work
This exhibition is worth the visit to Melbourne. It is a collection of David Hockney’s work since the year 2,000.
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Gender and the NGV: ‘More white male artists than you can shake a stick at’
From The Guardian: Critics are taking Australia’s most visited art gallery to task for its lack of non-male representation in its major exhibitions. But gender inequality at state galleries isn’t limited to the National Gallery of Victoria. Click here for the story