NGV Magazine
Issue 14 Jan–Feb 2019

Take a journey into the creative minds and constructions of M. C. Escher and design studio nendo, explore Indigenous art and culture in From Bark to Neon, read about the practice of Darren Sylvester and more, in this issue of NGV Magazine.

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Features in this issue

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ESCHER X NENDO | BETWEEN TWO WORLS

'In Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds, we have the perfect setting to encounter spaces where the possible and the impossible meet, shake hands, and slowly but surely, begin to dance.'
Glenn Adamson on Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds

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CREATIVE SPARKS

We were aiming to create a unique encounter for visitors, allowing them to experience Escher’s ideas physically through their bodies, as if
walking inside his mind.
Nendo founder Oki Sato writes about the exhibition design in Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds

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The Krystyna Campbell-Pretty Fashion Gift

'I am in a permanent dialogue with the curatorial team about eventual acquisitions that could enrich the collections of the Gallery.'
Philanthropist Krystyna Campbell-Pretty on her fashion gift.

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NOW ON VIEW

Clearly positioned in the twenty-first century, the artists on display are adventurous in their use of materials and their willingness to defy convention.
Judith Ryan on the exhibition From Bark to Neon

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ART IN FOCUS

'This work describes a love story between the sun and moon as they traverse the sky as part of an eternal cosmic dance.'
Myles Russell-Cook spotlights Spirit Dreaming through Napperby country, 1980

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DARREN SYLVESTER: CARVE A FUTURE, DEVOUR EVERYTHING, BECOME SOMETHING

'I like to think of the photographic sets as sculpture that’s never exhibited.'
Artist Darren Sylvester talks about his practice.

SPECIAL ISSUE: ESCHER X NENDO | BETWEEN TWO WORLDS WITH OKI SATO ON NENDO’S INTERPRETATION / GLENN ADAMSON ON THEIR UN- SIMILARITIES / GLENDA GUEST ON ESCHER AND MAGIC REALISM / BIANCA SPENDER AND PAUL LOH ON ESCHER IN FASHION AND ARCHITECTURE / PLUS: BEHIND THE EXHIBITION

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