Melbourne-based design practice Hecker Guthrie awarded the Rigg Design Prize 2018

11 October 2018: Melbourne design practice Hecker Guthrie has been awarded the prestigious Rigg Design Prize, the highest accolade for Australian contemporary design. The $30,000 triennial prize was announced at the opening of the National Gallery of Victoria’s Rigg Design Prize 2018 exhibition, which features bespoke, purpose-built interior rooms by ten shortlisted Australian interior designers. […]

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Lyubov’ Popova
Russian 1889–1924

More than 400,000 visit MoMA at NGV

9 June 2018 – 8 October 2018 | NGV International | Admission fees apply 15 October 2018: Direct from New York and co-curated by the NGV and the Museum of Modern Art, MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art was visited by 404,034 visitors before closing its doors earlier this week. Extended […]

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M. C. Escher 
Dutch 1898–1972

Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds

2 December 2018 – 7 April 2019 | NGV International | Admission fees apply Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds is the first exhibition in the world to feature the extraordinary work of Dutch graphic artist M. C. Escher in dialogue with the work of acclaimed Japanese design studio nendo, led by designer Oki […]

1 month ago
Andy Warhol
American 1928–87

Extended hours for MoMA at NGV announced

Until 8 October 2018 | NGV International | Admission fees apply Due to popular demand, the NGV has announced extended opening hours for MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, which will now close on Monday 8 October. Visitors can also enjoy early access to the exhibition from 8.30am daily from 22 […]

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$20K Mentoring Scholarship in support of contemporary female artists awarded to Chilean-Australian artist Camila Galaz

The strength of familial ties in the face of political unrest, in particular that of her own family in Chile, is central to the practice of Melbourne-based artist Camila Galaz, who is this year’s recipient of the $20K MECCA M-Power grant program for emerging women Visual Artists or Designers. The daughter of a Chilean political […]

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Aljoud LOOTAH (designer)
Oru chair (2015)

Designing Women

NGV International | 28 September 2018 – 24 March 2019 | FREE The NGV’s Designing Women exhibition will highlight the dynamic and critical force of female designers in shaping contemporary design culture with works including Oru Chair by UAE’s Aljoud Lootah, Yang Metamorphosis designed by Carlotta de Bevilacqua for Artemide and Horse Lamp by Swedish […]

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Julian Opie
Lucia, back 2. 2017

Julian Opie

NGV International | 9 November 2018 – 17 February 2019 | FREE ENTRY From a shoal of virtual carp swimming in the NGV’s waterwall to a towering metropolis in Federation Court, more than 60 of Julian Opie’s instantly recognisable works – renowned for their bold and pared back style – will be on display at […]

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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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Rigg Design Prize 2018

12 October 2018 – 24 February 2019 | The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia | FREE In the first major presentation of contemporary interior design in the NGV’s history, the Rigg Design Prize 2018 brings together ten leading Australian interior designers and decorators to each create a purpose-built room within the gallery. The ten shortlisted designers for the $30,000 […]

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