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Melbourne Now countdown – day 11

Sam Leach has been exhibiting his meticulously detailed oil paintings since 2003. He discusses his painting, Sebeok on safari (2013), which will be on display in Melbourne Now.   Sebeok on safari is a polyptych of 24 panels, each 50cm …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 14

This week the installation of Patrick Pound’s Melbourne Now work, The Gallery of Air, began. The project brings together more than 100 works from across the NGV Collection and around 300 works from the collection of the artist. Comprising artworks …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 18

The public programs team having been gearing up for Melbourne Now by organising numerous programs.  What better way to open the first three days then with 23 floor talks presented by various contemporary artists, designers and architects represented in the …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 19

With the recent success we have had in activating Federation Court at NGV International – first with the kinetic sculpture clinamen by Céleste Boursier-Mougenot and, following that, the instruments and performances that made up the Disarm project by Pedro Reyes …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 20

On the morning of Friday the 19th of October I arrived at designer Dale Hardiman’s studio in Coburg to lend a hand on the making of Polly Popper, an extra-large lampshade and LAB DE STU collaboration between Dale and André Hnatojko  for …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 21

Co-workers – Hanging Sculpture for Melbourne Now is about making evident some of the ideas around the intersections between sculpture and jewellery more accessible to children.   My works tend to examine certain aspects of the histories of art, craft …  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