Posts Tagged ‘ NGV International ’

Lecture | William Blake in the 21st century – Peter Otto | NGV International

April 1, 2014
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William Blake illustration 'Dante running from Three Beasts'

Keynote Lecture: William Blake in the 21st century        This lecture introduces Blake as artist, poet, and prophet by mapping his attempts radically to transform traditional understandings of the book, from the Songs of Innocence (1789) to the Laocoön engraving (c.1815). The interactive, open-ended, multi-media forms he created are a radical response to the modern, commercial culture of...
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Panel Discussion | New Media – New China | National Gallery of Victoria

March 24, 2014
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Wang Gongxin born China 1960 The dinner table 2006 video installation, sound, 5:00 min Collection of the artist © Wang Gongxin

New Media – New China Wang Gongxin: Video Artist As part of the NGV’s exhibition Wang Gongxin: Video Artist (11 April – 28th September 2014) the NGV is hosting a panel discussion that will explore the phenomenon of new media in contemporary China which has captivated audiences since the 1990s. Speakers: Wang Gongxin, artist; Dr...
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Floortalks | Melbourne Now – Mark Hilton, Penny Byrne, Nick Braun-Sibling

December 12, 2013
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Penny Burne, iProtest, 2013-2013, via National gallery of Victoria

Floortalks | Melbourne Now – Mark Hilton, Penny Byrne, Nick Braun-Sibling Designer Floor Talk- Nick Braun, Sibling SIBLING is a Melbourne design collective that works at the intersection of architecture, urbanism, cultural analysis and graphic communication to produce new and unexpected spatial outcomes. SIBLING’s approach insists on intelligent forms developed from a positive, socially...
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News | NGV 2014 Winter Masterpieces Revealed

November 11, 2013
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Raphael (Italian, 1483–1520), 'Holy Family with Saint John' or 'Madonna of the Rose' ('Sacra Famiglia con San Giovannino' o 'Madonna della Rosa'), c. 1516. Oil on canvas, 103 x 84 cm. Museo del Prado, Madrid (P00302). Image courtesy Museo del Prado, Madrid.

Italian Masterpieces from Spain coming to Melbourne Mark Shepheard The National Gallery of Victoria today announced the 2014 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition: Italian Masterpieces from Spain’s Royal Court, Museo del Prado. This follows hot-on-the-heels of last year’s Portrait of Spain exhibition at the Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane (and also at the Museum of Fine...
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Music of the Stuart court in exile

October 7, 2013
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Music of the Stuart court in exile

  Despite their long exile in France and Italy, the Stuarts – ousted from Britian in 1688 – remained leading patrons of the arts, particularly music. Both James II and his son James III made music an important part of court ceremonial: James II and his entourage played a major role in introducing a...
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Lecture | Tony Ellwood ‘The NGV and the 21st Century Art Museum Experience’

October 7, 2013
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The La Trobe University Art History Alumni, with the National Gallery of Victoria, presents the sixteenth annual Rae Alexander Lecture, which is to be delivered by La Trobe distinguished alumnus Tony Ellwood. The lecture will encompass a range of subjects looking at the approaches of the 21st century art museum. The lecture will include...
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Book Launch | Art as Therapy by Alain de Botton & John Armstrong

October 3, 2013
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Art as therapy

Book Launch: Art as Therapy The book Art as Therapy by Alain de Botton & John Armstrong will be launched at the NGV on Wednesday 16th October. About the Book A critique, a call to action and a practical guide, in Art as Therapy renowned philosopher and best-selling author Alain de Botton tackles the too often-ignored...
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Lecture | Richard Wilson at 300 with Paul Spencer-Longhurst

August 1, 2013
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MENGS, Anton Raphael (1728 - 1779), Portrait of Richard Wilson c. 1752  National Museum of Wales

Richard Wilson at 300 Dr Paul Spencer-Longhurst The artist Richard Wilson RA was born 300 years ago on 1 August 1713 or 1714. He grew up to become not only the leading British landscapist of his generation but one of the great artistic pioneers of the Eighteenth Century. Fourteen years older than his more...
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Melbourne Winter Masterclasses by Melbourne Uni and NGV | Making Sense of Monet

July 2, 2013
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Monet, Rouen Cathedral

Making Sense of Monet The University of Melbourne in partnership with the NGV International The Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne is delighted to present masterclasses in Art History, Philosophy, Classics, Screen Studies, Creative Writing, History and Archaeology, with some our most celebrated teachers and public intellectuals. Making Sense of Monet (July...
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Reflections on Monet | Floor talks at the NGV

July 2, 2013
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Monet in his garden and ANtonio Vivarini's 'Garden of LOve, NGV.

During July the NGV is presenting a series of floor talks that will link the permanent collection with the current exhibition Monet’s Garden. Join experts in various fields as they explore the NGV collection, making connections with Monet’s life, work and the Impressionist era. Please note these talks will not take place in the Monet’s...
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