NGV Magazine
Issue 13 November – December 2018

Explore the work of Britain’s Julian Opie, read an exclusive interview between Helen Kontouris and Faye Toogood, preview the 2018 NGV Architecture Commission and more, in this issue of NGV Magazine.

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Features in this issue

Julian Opie Walking in Melbourne 7 2018 (detail) vinyl on wooden stretcher 250.0 x 284.2 x 3.5 cm © Julian Opie

JULIAN OPIE

‘I work because it feels necessary and exciting and gives me a way of dealing with and using the world I see around me.’
Artist Julian Opie on his creative approach.

Faye Toogood

WOMEN IN DESIGN

‘As a female in the world of design I want to encourage and support more women in the industry.’
Faye Toogood speaks about her role as a female designer.

Muir & Openwork

STUDIO

Doubleground constructs a new landscape in which visitors can explore and create new memories of the Gallery and garden.’
Susan Holden and Ashley Paine introduce the new NGV commission.

COLLECTION INSIDER

‘During the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Japan became internationally recognised for one treasured product beyond all others: Imari porcelain.’
NGV Curator Wayne Crothers on the secrets of Japanese porcelain.

Ken Unsworth

CREATIVE SPARKS

‘I am inspired by the underside or dark aspects of the human condition, the rational and irrational, humour and joyfulness, the light and dark, the soft and loud, the tenderness and violence.’
Ken Unsworth talks about his creative path.

Elizabeth THOMPSON The 28th Regiment at Quatre Bras 1875 (detail)  oil on canvas 97.2 x 216.2 cm National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Purchased, 1884

ART IN FOCUS

'The resulting psychological accuracy of the depiction of so many soldiers’ responses to the terror of battle made viewers feel they were witnessing the real events of 1815'.
Ted Gott spotlights Elizabeth Thompson's The 28th Regiment at Quatre Bras 1875

JULIAN OPIE WRITES ABOUT HIS EXHIBITION AND INSPIRATION / WOMEN IN ART AND DESIGN: FROM THE LATE NINETEENTH TO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURIES / PLUS: EXPLORING SUMMER AND THE NEW NGV ARCHITECTURE COMMISSION

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