Old Dog, New Tricks

Sat 12 Jan, 11am–12pm

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From ancient sculptures to their presence in royal portraits, what does the appearance of dogs in art symbolise?

On a tour of works in the NGV Collection featuring man’s best friend, uncover the reasons artists have been drawn to the dog for so long.

Susan van Wyk, Senior Curator, Photography, NGV
Dr Ted Gott, Senior Curator, International Art, NGV
Talks and discussions Contemporary Photography William Wegman NGV International