The Field Revisited: National Gallery of Victoria’s groundbreaking 1968 exhibition of abstract art is re-staged

The Field Revisited: National Gallery of Victoria’s groundbreaking 1968 exhibition of abstract art is re-staged

Posted May 19, 2018 09:08:46 Photo: NGV is remounting one of the most influential exhibitions in Australian Art History: The Field. (Supplied: NGV/Tom Ross) Related Story: The mind-bending work of MC Escher heads to Australia this summer Picture this: a two-metre-square canvas covered in white paint. At first glance, and …

Salvador Dali’s Trilogy of the Desert bought by National Gallery of Victoria with help from public

Salvador Dali’s Trilogy of the Desert bought by National Gallery of Victoria with help from public

Updated May 08, 2018 16:53:27 Photo: Salvador Dali painted Trilogy of the Desert in 1946 after the Spaniard moved to the United States. (ABC News: Danielle Bonica) The National Gallery of Victoria is asking visitors to help pay for Australia’s first and only painting by Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali using …

Miner bird forces closure of Colours of Impressionism exhibition at Art Gallery of SA

Miner bird forces closure of Colours of Impressionism exhibition at Art Gallery of SA

Posted April 26, 2018 10:46:44 Photo: Staff on a scissor lift armed with a net attempting to catch the miner bird. (Instagram: s***adelaide) Related Story: ‘Like the Royal family’: How some of the world’s most important paintings travel in style Related Story: Art visionary to head National Gallery of Australia …

MC Escher exhibition headlines the National Gallery of Victoria in summer 2018

MC Escher exhibition headlines the National Gallery of Victoria in summer 2018

By arts editor Dee Jefferson Posted April 24, 2018 18:30:03 Photo: NGV director Tony Ellwood will co-curate the 2018 summer blockbuster Between Two Worlds | Escher X nendo. (Supplied: NGV/Eugene Hyland) Off the back of their chart-topping inaugural Triennial (which drew more crowds than any other exhibition in its 157-year …

Nick Mitzevich heads to National Gallery of Australia after successful AGSA tenure

Nick Mitzevich heads to National Gallery of Australia after successful AGSA tenure

Posted April 09, 2018 15:39:52 Photo: Nick Mitzevich ramped-up South Australia’s collecting of contemporary Australian and international art. (ABC: Ashley Walsh) Related Story: Modern art gallery proposed as economic boost for Adelaide It took an international search but in the end, they chose a candidate who is thoroughly homegrown. Key …

Remote Indigenous artists open up own gallery to stop ‘dodgy’ art dealers

Remote Indigenous artists open up own gallery to stop ‘dodgy’ art dealers

Updated March 24, 2018 15:32:07 Photo: Artists in the APY Lands have taken matters into their own hands, selling directly to buyers. (ABC News: Steven Schubert) Related Story: Aboriginal art gallery and hotel proposed for old RAH site An Indigenous art collective from outback Australia has opened up its own …

Barack Obama arrives in Sydney ahead of secretive speech at Art Gallery of NSW

Barack Obama arrives in Sydney ahead of secretive speech at Art Gallery of NSW

Updated March 23, 2018 14:57:20 Photo: Barrack Obama is due to give a speech at the Art Gallery of NSW tonight. (ABC News) It is the hottest ticket in town, just how to get one remains one of Sydney’s secrets. Former US president Barack Obama touched down in the Harbour …