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Thursday 30 October 2014
Art Arts Fashion

the fashion world of jean paul gaultier

Audrey K Hulm
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  From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, the Jean Paul Gaultier retrospective currently showing at the NGV International is to put it bluntly, pretty damned amazing. On entering the media preview, I watched a very pretty boy, in an elegant floppy black felt hat, denim overalls and studded black boots begin to cry and tell…
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Tuesday 13 May 2014
Art Arts Culture

exhibition review: inge king: constellation

Emma Breheny
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Currently showing at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), in Melbourne, is a major survey honouring 99-year old Australian sculptural artist Inge King.  Renowned as one of Australia’s most important sculptors, Inge King: Constellation celebrates her extraordinary 60-year career through full-scale pieces and maquette studies, alongside recent sculptures and collages, her lesser-unknown jewellery designs and…
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Friday 13 December 2013
Art Culture News

arts news: the weekly wrap up

lip magazine
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    The National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) has announced its National Agenda for the Visual Arts in Australia, outlining a 30 year vision which aims to see artists play a central role in all aspects of Australian life. Importantly, NAVA is hoping to see Australian arts funding double from 0.084% to 0.17%…
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Friday 29 November 2013
Art Arts Culture Opinion

exhibition review: melbourne now

Audrey K Hulm
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Last Thursday I visited the highly anticipated Melbourne Now exhibition, which, as the Director of the NGV’s Tony Ellwood elicits in the forward to the catalogue, sets “out to explore how Melbourne’s visual artists and creative practitioner’s contribute to the dynamic cultural diversity of this city.” Spanning expansive territory across the Ian Potter Centre and…
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Friday 4 January 2013
Art Arts Featured

exhibition review: radiance – the neo-impressionists

Amy Nicholls-Diver
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 “It is this love of beautiful colour which makes us paint like this and not a liking for the point.” – Paul Signac “This love of beautiful colour” perfectly encapsulates the NGV International’s summer blockbuster, Radiance: The Neo-Impressionists. The exhibition showcases some fine examples of Neo-Impressionist works. Each artwork, composed of layers of unmixed points,…
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