In very rare instances elite burials in West Mexico involved stone masks that have been stylistically linked to Colima. These special objects for burial, fashioned out of materials traded over long distances, stand out among the large numbers of ceramic … More
A standout line-up of musical acts will take the stage in the NGV’s Great Hall for Friday Nights at Italian Masterpieces. We caught up with Owl Eyes who will be performing this Friday. Book tickets now. Describe your sound in 5 … More
A standout line-up of musical acts will take the stage in the NGV’s Great Hall when the enormously successful Friday Nights series returns for Italian Masterpieces. We caught up with Kirin J Callinan who will be kicking off the series … More
Mughal paintings combine Persian and Indian painting traditions and are characterised by a rich palette, fine modelling and intricate detail. This painting dates from the end of the reign of the third Mughal Emperor, Akbar (c.1556–1605), who employed Indian artists … More
The quiet quarters of a gallery archive are – by definition – hidden from view. Immaculately protected in this format, artworks remain untouched with the exception of the gloved hands of the Curator and Conservator. Fashion objects present an even … More
As part of a ‘capstone’ subject to complete my University of Melbourne Master of Art Curatorship, I have been an Intern at the National Gallery of Victoria assisting the curator Kirsty Grant with Mid-Century Modern: Australian Furniture Design. Much … More
‘Big Fish, Little Fish’ (Top Arts, 1997) was inspired by my move as a teenager from a tiny desert town in remote North West Victoria, to the Mornington Peninsula. It was a mixed-media work containing large-scale photographic prints, bleached fish … More
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