Search results for: July 2012

A few of my favourite things: A little gem

A fair amount of groundwork goes into cataloguing an artwork. Conversations take place, there is paperwork to compile, questions of access and fragility to consider and acquisition details to confirm. By the time I see an object, I usually have …  More

Permanent collection changes at NGV Australia

Last week was mostly about rehanging the twentieth century galleries on level 2 at NGV Australia. We have only been making minor changes to accommodate light sensitive works such as the Fred Williams prints that need to come down as …  More

Cataloguing the Collection

The work of a cataloguer is never done. Many ‘fully’ catalogued artworks are just one conservation treatment shy of full medium analysis, one census record short of a complete artist’s biography, one eureka moment away from a confirmed production date, …  More

A visit to NGV Kids Space and NGV Kids Corner

Guest Blogger: Kate Nelson I like to think of us as old hands when it comes to visiting the NGV Kids Space and Corner. I always marvel that my kids automatically understand that these Spaces are for them.  Whilst we …  More

New to the Collection

A recent addition to the International Fashion and Textile collection is a pair of Rayne shoes from 1954. These glitter encrusted shoes were worn by Mrs. Elsie McIntosh to the City of Melbourne Ball in honour of the visit of …  More