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Jeff Wall Untangling (1994)

Jeff Wall is one of the most influential and outstanding photographers working today. He has frequently been described as a modern storyteller, and his work is shaped by a profound awareness of Western art and literature. Wall produced highly conceptual …  More

WIN a reserved table for you and your friends at Friday Nights at Melbourne Now

WIN a reserved table for you and four friends at Friday Nights at Melbourne Now where  Haitus Kaiyote will be performing! Guaranteed entry, a reserved table for you to come and go as you please, plus drinks and some snacks …  More

Melbourne Now Design Residency: Bolwell EDGE Caravan Studio #11 Carter LeAmon Studio

Architect Edmund Carter and industrial designer and artist Simone LeAmon share a collaborative practice. Known for developing design and creative strategies in the areas of public and urban design, interiors, product design and exhibitions, Carter LeAmon’s projects draw on the …  More

Designing accessories in Edward Steichen and Art Deco Fashion

Edward Steichen and Art Deco Fashion has been the first NGV exhibition to engage costume designers for its display. Costume designers Marion Boyce and Gareth Blaha created custom headpieces for each of the 32 mannequins in the exhibition as well …  More

Gustave Caillebotte, The plain of Gennevilliers, yellow fields (La Plaine de Gennevilliers, champ jaunes) 1884

This painting belongs to a group of six radically simplified landscapes that Gustave Caillebotte created in 1884. These six canvases all depict the Gennevilliers plain adjacent to the artist’s property at Petit Gennevilliers. Situated on the banks of the Seine, …  More

J. M. W. TURNER Falls of Schaffhausen (Val d’Aosta) (c. 1845)

It is unknown whether this painting is a study of atmospheric effects, complete in itself, or a background field of colour and texture awaiting finishing touches. Turner regularly sent incomplete canvases to the Royal Academy or British Institution exhibitions, then …  More

The Telepathy Project at White Night 2014

The final part of our Melbourne Now project “Dreaming the Collection” will occur during White Night 2014 and you are invited to send us your dreams and to join us for a dusk-till-dawn dream recital from 7pm to 7am on …  More