Katsushika HOKUSAI
The great wave off Kanagawa (c. 1830)

High tide for Hokusai: NGV extends major exhibition

NGV International | Until Sunday 22 October 2017 | Admission fees apply The National Gallery of Victoria’s major exhibition, Hokusai, which celebrates one of Japan’s most influential, prolific and popular artists, Katsushika Hokusai (1760 – 1849), has been extended until Sunday 22 October. Due to popular demand, the exhibition will also be open until 7pm […]

3 weeks ago

New jewellery collection by acclaimed Gallery Deux Poissons now available at NGV design store

Sophisticated and quirky, an exclusive jewellery collection by leading Japanese jewellery gallery and retail space, Gallery Deux Poissons is now available at the NGV design store. The collection includes a range of necklaces and brooches by six Japanese artists and jewellery practitioners represented by Gallery Deux Poissons. Pieces from the collection embrace elements of Japanese […]

3 weeks ago
Del Kathryn Barton
of pink planets 2014

Largest ever Del Kathryn Barton exhibition to open in November

Two-time Archibald prize-winner Del Kathryn Barton is being celebrated in the largest ever exhibition of her work to date at NGV Australia. Del Kathryn Barton: The Highway is a Disco will feature 150 new and recent works by Barton, including her famed kaleidoscopic portraits, a never-before-seen large-scale sculpture in homage to her mother and Barton’s […]

4 weeks ago
Louise Paramor
Studies for a Boomtown 2016 (detail)

Louise Paramor: Palace of the Republic

NGV Australia at Federation Square | 17 November 2017 – 12 March 2018 | FREE  Featuring a series of eight large-scale collapsible paper sculptures inspired by the structure of honeycomb, the major solo exhibition Louise Paramor: Palace of the Republic will transform NGV Australia into an immersive and surreal landscape of more than 100 colourful […]

4 weeks ago
Helen Maudsley
SELVES; IN TOUCH BUT NOT MERGING 2017

Our Knowing and Not Knowing: Helen Maudsley

Our Knowing and Not Knowing: Helen Maudsley  NGV Australia at Federation Square | 17 November 2017 – 12 March 2018 | FREE At the age of 90, Helen Maudsley is one of Melbourne’s most senior artists with an artistic practice spanning seven decades. The National Gallery of Victoria will display 30 recent paintings and drawings […]

1 month ago

ENTRIES OPEN FOR MELBOURNE ART BOOK FAIR 2018 AND CORNISH FAMILY PRIZE FOR ART AND DESIGN PUBLISHING

Art, design and architecture publishers worldwide can now apply to exhibit at the fourth annual Melbourne Art Book Fair, which will take place at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia from 16-18 March 2018. The NGV is also calling for entries for The Cornish Family Prize for Art and Design Publishing. Tony Ellwood, Director, […]

1 month ago

Dior x Hokusai: An action packed Art Party returns in October

NGV International | 6pm to 9.30pm Saturday 7 October | Admission fees apply From Dior-inspired fashion illustrations to frame-by-frame manga animations, teens will dive into a colourful world of Japanese- and French-themed art, food, music, and dance at the next Art Party at NGV International on Saturday 7 October.  Inspired by NGV’s blockbuster exhibitions The […]

2 months ago
Constanze ZIKOS
Fake flag (1994)

SHORT COURSE FOR ADULTS ILLUMINATES AUSTRALIAN ART

Art and history enthusiasts will have the opportunity to study landmark Australian artworks in depth in the National Gallery of Victoria’s short course for adults, Illuminating Australian Art. Presented in collaboration with Deakin University, the course explores movements from modernism onwards through artworks in the NGV’s Australian collection and concurrent exhibitions Brave New World: Australia […]

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Gareth Sansom

60 year Gareth Sansom retrospective opening at NGV Australia

Gareth Sansom: Transformer traces the career of one of Australia’s most provocative artists. A pioneering figure of the Australian avant-garde for more than 60 years, the Melbourne-born artist is renowned for his luridly colourful and densely-layered paintings, collages and watercolours. Drawing influence from Francis Bacon and British pop art, Sansom’s works merge disparate visual references, […]

3 months ago

SHONEN KNIFE, NITE JEWEL, KATE MILLER-HEIDKE AND LAETITIA SADIER HEADLINE NGV FRIDAY NIGHTS

Pioneers of Japanese pop rock Shonen Knife, Los Angeles-based electro-R&B musician Nite Jewel and multi-platinum Australian singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke will headline the spring season of NGV Friday Nights. The season culminates in a special Saturday night performance by Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble (UK/France), the most recent collaboration led by Sadier, a founding member of Stereolab. […]

3 months ago

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