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Take the Cake

In the 1980s The Australian Women’s Weekly Children’s Birthday Cake Book changed the shape of birthday parties across the country. Now it’s time to celebrate the birthday of the book itself, as it turns 40. In response to the Melbourne Design Week 2020 theme How can design shape life? This collaborative exhibition developed by Melbourne Food & …

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Terracotta Warriors & Cai Guo-Qiang

May 24 sees the opening of the dual presentation of Chinese art and culture past and present. The Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series at the National Gallery of Victoria presents China’s ancient terracotta warriors alongside an exhibition of new works by one of the world’s most exciting contemporary artists, Cai Guo-Qiang. Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality …

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Historic haute couture at NGV

A huge collection of couture fashion and Parisian fashion from the late nineteenth century to the twenty-first century is on display at National Gallery of Victoria. The collection has been purchased for the gallery by philanthropist Krystyna Campbell-Pretty in memory of her late husband Harold. Most of these pieces have never been exhibited in Australia before. The exhibition …

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World premiere exhibition at NGV

The world premiere exhibition Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds has opened at the National Gallery of Victoria and will be on display until 7th April 2019. This is a Summer blockbuster exhibition not to be missed. Celebrated as a master of optical illusion, Escher created some of the most iconic images of the twentieth century.  Escher …

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New York City Festival in Melbourne

Opening next weekend MoMA : 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art as the 2018 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria. In partnership with The Museum of Modern Art New York the NGV will display a huge consignment of paintings, sculptures and design objects by leading 20th century US artists. Consisting of over …

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