Search results for: 3 September 2013

Monet’s waterlilies

While visiting the Universal Exhibition of 1889 in Paris, Monet first saw the new varieties of hybrid waterlilies being bred by the botanist Joseph Latour-Marliac. Shortly after Monet commenced work on his pond, in 1894, he placed an order for …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 80

Melbourne Now is an exhibition about the art produced by this city’s practitioners but it is also implicitly about the communities that artists, designers and architects form.  Likewise, behind the scenes at the NGV we have a ‘creative community’ that …  More