Art of Emotion: Balance

How can the form and proportion of an object create a sense of balance?

NGV Curator Amanda Dunsmore discusses a classical Greek vase, the amphora, a form which has remained a reference point from antiquity to the present day. Draftsman and ceramist Shane Kent shares a work in the NGV Collection that inspires balance and reflects on how balance and proportion informs his own creative practice.


Amanda Dunsmore, Senior Curator, International Decorative Arts & Antiquities, NGV
Shane Kent, Ceramist

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