In the final issue of NGV Magazine for 2020 we close the year by celebrating the diversity and complexity of Australian art and design from recent additions to the Collection to favourite artworks.
Dive deep into art nouveau as Amanda Dunsmore, NGV Senior Curator, defines the movement with works from the NGV Collection showcasing how the style took inspiration from the organic forms of the natural world.
Meet the Australian sculptor, filmmaker, performance artist and writer Ivan Durrant in this video from his exhibition at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia.
In this exclusive interview for NGV Magazine, Chinese-Australian artist Louise Zhang tells us about the inspiration behind her three works to enter the NGV Collection through the support of MECCA Brands and founder and co-CEO, Jo Horgan.
Read about the new museum-grade varnish MS3, developed by NGV conservators in collaboration with CSIRO, in the Magazine, and then watch Carl Villis, NGV Conservator of Paintings, apply it in this behind the scenes access to the Conservation studios.
In NGV Magazine, Ruth Shervington, NGV Senior Conservator of Paper, writes about the unique experience of caring for Australian artist John Wolseley’s distinct body of work. Wolseley’s use of diverse and sometimes unconventional materials and techniques means each work needs to be carefully examined from a fresh perspective. Take a closer look at more of Wolseley’s remarkable works here.