Author Archives: David Hurlston

About David Hurlston

Curator, Australian Art at the National Gallery of Victoria.

How a trapped platypus came to be in Gallery Kitchen

Internationally recognised street artist ROA was in Melbourne recently and the NGV took the opportunity of commissioning him to create a mural for the Gallery Kitchen – the ground floor café at NGV International. Along with the mural in the  Crossbar …  More

Miso and the Crossbar Café at NGV Australia

Miso is a Melbourne street artist who has risen to international prominence through her distinctive Art Nouveau inspired depictions of women. Her work, which is often presented framing doorways, typically combines cut-paper paste-ups with intricate hand-painted patterning. While Miso’s practice …  More