Hito  Steyerl Factory  of  the  Sun  Installation 2015 Venice  Biennale

Hito Steyerl: Factory of the Sun

NGV International | 28 September 2018 – 24 March 2019 | FREE The National Gallery of Victoria presents the Australian premiere of the ground-breaking video installation Factory of the Sun by German-born artist Hito Steyerl, who was named the number one artist on ArtReview’s 2017 Power 100 list. Factory of the Sun, 2015, first shown […]

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MoMA at NGV Teens Art Party

Saturday 22 September, 6-9pm | NGV International | Ticketed 22 September 2018: Teens will get up close and personal with artworks by Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keeffe, Camille Henrot and Vincent van Gogh at the next NGV Teens Art Party. Hosted by Australian Paralympic gold medallist Dylan Alcott OAM and featuring Melbourne’s DJ Small FRY, this […]

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Ken Unsworth
born Australia 1931

Ken Unsworth: Truly, Madly

14 September 2018 – 17 February 2019 | The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia | FREE Ken Unsworth’s dynamic and gravity-defying sculptural installations, featuring resin cast skeletons, grand pianos and saw blades, will be taking over the foyer spaces at NGV Australia in his first major Melbourne sculpture exhibition. Ranging from early sculptural works from […]

1 month ago
Lucy McRae 
England born 1989 arrived Australia 1982

Design Storytellers: The Work of Broached Commissions

17 August 2018 – February 2019 | The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia | FREE Stories of Australian identity and history will be narrated through a rich display of design objects as part of Design Storytellers: The Work of Broached Commissions. From Chen Lu’s lantern inspired by the life of female convict Mary Bryant to […]

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Brett WHITELEY
Sacred baboon (1975)

Baldessin/Whiteley: Parallel Visions

31 August 2018 – 28 January 2019 | The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia at Federation Square | Admission fees apply George Baldessin and Brett Whiteley were born in the same year – 1939 – and in the 1960s and 1970s experienced meteoric success in their respective cities of Melbourne and Sydney. Tragically, both artists […]

2 months ago
Polly BORLAND
Untitled (Nick Cave in a blue wig) 2010

Polly Borland: Polyverse

28 September 2018 – 3 February 2019 | The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia at Federation Square | FREE The National Gallery of Victoria will present an exhibition of new and recent work by renowned Australian artist Polly Borland, who is famed for her beguiling photographs of noted figures, including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, […]

2 months ago

MUIR + OPENWORK announced as winner of 2018 NGV Architecture Commission

NGV International | November 2018 – April 2019 | FREE Inspired by key architectural elements of Sir Roy Grounds’s iconic NGV International building, the 2018 NGV Architecture Commission will transform the NGV Garden by literally raising sections of the landscape and creating chasm-like passageways for visitors to explore between the tilted embankments. Entitled Doubleground, the […]

2 months ago

New York! New York! for Kids: A large-scale interactive installation is taking over the NGV’s Children’s Gallery during MoMA at NGV

NGV International | 9 June – 7 October 2018 | FREE New York City will be the centre of a playful and interactive new kids exhibition opening at the National Gallery of Victoria. Coinciding with the world premiere exhibition, MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, New York! New York! For Kids […]

3 months ago
Salvador DALÍ
Trilogy of the desert: Mirage (1946)

NGV Annual Appeal: Dollars for Dalí

The National Gallery of Victoria is calling on all Victorians to help support the acquisition of Australia’s first and only painting by Salvador Dalí, one of the most famous artists of the twentieth century and a defining pioneer of the Surrealist art movement. Dalí’s Trilogy of the desert: Mirage 1946 is currently on display at […]

4 months ago
Roy Lichtenstein
American 1923–97

MoMA at NGV: More than 200 works from The Museum of Modern Art, New York come to Melbourne this winter

In an international exclusive, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) presents a major exhibition of modern and contemporary masterworks from New York’s iconic Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in the world-premiere exhibition MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, opening 9 June 2018 at NGV International in Melbourne. Co-organised by the NGV […]

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