Meet Alexander McQueen at NGV International: man behind the Mind, Mythos, Muse

From 11 December to 16 April, you’ve got the chance to get more familiar with one of the most significant fashion designers of the late twentieth century, who was lauded for his conceptual and technical virtuosity. McQueen’s critically acclaimed collections synthesised his proficiency in tailoring and dressmaking with encyclopaedic and autobiographical visual references that spanned […]

NGV gives away 30k free high res art images

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Why? Because they can. Also, it’s part of the National Gallery of Victoria’s commitment to making art easily and publicly downloadable as image files from the NGV website for non-commercial and scholarly use. Back in 2014, the NGV committed to making its 75,000-strong collection of public works digitised and accessible regardless of their proximity to the […]

What to see at the NGV: Summer exhibitions of Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat

From 1 December, the National Gallery of Victoria will have two of the most influential artists of the 20th century on show. Until 13 April 2020 and exclusive to Melbourne, the NGV will present more than 300 works in an exhibition that will offer new insights into Haring and Basquiat’s unique visual languages and the […]

China’s Terracotta Warriors are coming to the National Gallery of Victoria

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This is quite possibly one of the most exciting achievements of the National Gallery of Victoria – NGV – in quite some time. And that’s taking into consideration their constant sessions with world renowned artists and designers as an ongoing thing. Alongside the world of Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, the Terracotta Warriors of Shaanxi, China […]