A new exhibition opens next week at the State Library of Victoria. This free exhibition showcases some of the world’s finest book art, graphics, photography and illustration.
From London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, Inspiration by Design celebrates 150 years of collecting by the National Art Library. Th exhibition will include a range beautiful books, from historic illustrated manuscripts and rare artists’ books to modern graphic design and fashion photography.
The exhibition will present over 100 treasures including original hand-drawn illustrations from Beatrix Potter, a Pablo Picasso artist book, fashion sketches from Dior and Comme des Garçons, rare medieval manuscripts and much more.
The exhibition will be complemented by a host of free public programming, including exhibition tours, film screenings, creative workshops and illuminating discussions.
This free exhibition is open 10am–5pm (until 9pm Thursday).
Exhibition organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.