Search results for: October 2013

Melbourne Now countdown – day 22

Trugo-GoGo, Fables go Pop and MARLARKY are all waiting to be discovered by kids at the NGV. They are three of a series of Children’s commissions, led by artists and developed in collaboration with the Gallery. They reflect a new …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 23

The Melbourne Now fitout is providing me with a huge burst of productivity, so I’m very thankful for it. I’ve been commissioned to help design the interiors of both retail stores as well as providing stools for Gallery Kitchen at …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 24

With less than a month until Melbourne Now, the physical fitness and stamina of the exhibition design team has reached an all time high. Relaying back and forth between NGV International and NGV Australia the team is well caffeinated and …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 25

Today is a very exciting day for publishing at the NGV. Our children’s book for Hotham Street Ladies: A Book for Kids has arrived – hot off the press!  Here is a sneak peek of the colourful, 88-page hardback publication, …  More

VALE Val d’Aosta: Turner painting relocated to Switzerland

Turner regularly sent incomplete canvases to the Royal Academy or the British Institution exhibitions, and then finished the pictures in a last-minute frenzy, often using the so-called Varnishing Day prior to an exhibition’s opening to add vital details that made …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 26

With a large number of participatory works, young audiences will have many opportunities to explore contemporary art and design in a very active way. Melbourne Now programs for early years students have been designed to inspire curiosity and imaginative thinking, …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 27

Senior Curator, Indigenous Art, Judith Ryan spoke to artist Maree Clarke about her kankaroo-tooth necklace that will feature in Melbourne Now.   JR: Tell us about your production of kangaroo-tooth necklaces.  How did you discover the way such objects were …  More