Search results for: October 2013

Melbourne Now countdown – day 41

It’s hard to know where to start with the program of exciting projects which the NGV Shop has been developing in collaborating with a host of Melbourne’s who’s who of designers, artists, jewellers, crafts people, and iconic auteurs of art, …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 42

Enrolments are now open for the NGV and La Trobe University Melbourne Now Summer School.   We have been working closely with Neil Fettling, Director of the La Trobe Art Institute and Vincent Alessi, Director of La Trobe University Museum …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 43

From the very beginning of our planning for Melbourne Now, we knew that we would need to ensure that the digital technology supporting the project was as up-to-date and exciting as the project itself.  Part of that support would have …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 44

Melbourne artist Tomislav Nikolic (b. 1970) is known for luminous abstract paintings that draw on a wide range of references from classical art to Minimalism, from popular culture to esoteric colour theory.   JD: For Melbourne Now you are presenting …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 45

For the first time, the NGV in collaboration with La Trobe University, the Learning Partner for Melbourne Now, will offer a Summer School subject in February 2014 – Melbourne Now: A Study of a City’s Contemporary Arts.     Centred on …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 46

Excitingly, many of the artists in Melbourne Now have chosen to draw upon works in the NGV’s extensive Collection. From paintings to photographs to furniture, fashion and textiles, a large number of works from the permanent Collection are being sociably …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 47

Ross Coulter’s 10,000 Paper Planes – Aftermath (1) captures a scene of order and chaos – the ‘aftermath’ of an event that has shattered the otherwise tidy appearance of the room.  The photograph documents an art performance in which 10,000 …  More