Search results for: September 2013

Melbourne Now countdown – day 73

Brent Harris will be exhibiting a set of seven monotypes, the fall (set one), 2012 in Melbourne Now, together with a painting that has evolved from his recent work in the medium.  We caught up with him to discuss this …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 74

Graphic Designer, Dirk Hiscock, discusses creating the Melbourne Now brand.   The Melbourne Now brand we have developed utilizes a distinctive colour palette; considered typography and black and white architectural and spatial imagery to articulate a consistent and iconic graphic language. It …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 75

Senior Curator of Indigenous Art, Judith Ryan, spoke to Melbourne Now artist, Steaphan Paton, for the NGV Blog. JR: Your interdisciplinary practice often references customary Indigenous material culture and iconography. Can you please explain how you developed your knowledge of …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 76

From Sherrin footballs to the bionic eye…a conversation with Simone LeAmon, consultant curator for Melbourne Design Now, gets us thinking about design education possibilities and the hidden wealth talent and innovation right here in Melbourne! Melbourne Design Now, Simone explains, …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 77

Since the 1970s Elizabeth Gower has created and exhibited intricate collages, composed from detritus of everyday life which she carefully selects and arranges in rhythmic and geometric permutations.   Elizabeth can you tell us why collage is your preferred medium? …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 78

One of most exciting aspects of working with artists and designers on projects for Melbourne Now is witnessing them respond to spaces in the gallery building in new, unexpected and visually spectacular ways. Foyers, stairwells and corridors will be transformed …  More

Monet’s studio boat

For Monet, painting water was a grand obsession and he was quick to have a boat built and equipped with a semi-enclosed cabin that he could use as a studio in which to sit and paint. In the summer of …  More