Tag Archives: NGV

Naminapu Maymuru-White Exhibition

One of the acclaimed “Bark Ladies” from the Buku-Larrngay Mulka Centre in Northeast Arnhem Land, is currently the focus of a major exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria until 25th April 2022), Naminapu Maymuru-White was born in 1952 and began painting at the age of 12. Almost 60 years later she continues to inspire, with her latest presentation.
Taught by her father, Nänyin...

In Absence – NGV Melbourne

The winning design of the 2019 Architecture Commission, In Absence by Yhonnie Scarce and Edition Office opened at the National Gallery Victoria last weekend. Occurring annually, the NGV Architecture Commission is an open national competition, which invites architects to create a site-specific work of temporary architecture, activating the NGV’s Grollo Equiset Garden. For 2019, architects were encouraged to submit ideas...

MoMA @ the NGV

Last Friday I was invited to a media exclusive, to tour the National Gallery of Victoria's major exhibition of modern and contemporary masterworks from New York’s iconic Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art and it was awe inspiring to be up-close and personal with so many iconic art innovators. Co-organised by the NGV and MoMA,...

Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei

A major international exhibition featuring two of the most significant artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries – Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei – will open at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Melbourne, in December 2015, and The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, in June 2016. Surveying the scope of both artists’ careers, the exhibition at the NGV...