Tag Archives: NGV

UnReview: Triennial

I’ve visited the National Gallery of Victoria’s Triennial twice now and I can firmly say I’ve not experienced everything. There is so much to see some art is skipped, but on the other hand, the scale of many works means … Continue reading

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Review: Aboria

A week ago I had never heard of it, but that’s how Melbourne and my social media feeds work these days. Huge art installations appear for a month in Federation Square and we flock to them like moths to glowing … Continue reading

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December’s cheer

If you are a regular reader then you’ll recall the previous post about the magic of Christmas. However,  given yesterday’s events in Melbourne with another vehicle incident, this December will be harder than usual for some. The reckless abandon with … Continue reading

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I wasted a day

I wasted my Saturday talking to friends and thinking about fear and the  future. It was wasted preparing for Sunday, when I helped sew my quilt. I wasted it wandering through a gallery looking at art. I dallied over my … Continue reading

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Review: Loving Vincent

The Melbourne International Film Festival is on and of everything on offer I have managed to see one film. But it was a good one: Loving Vincent at the Forum Theatre. Twas three sittings to a sell out crowd, if … Continue reading

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Review: Buddha’s Smile

If you are going to see the exquisite Hokusai showcase at the National Gallery of Victoria, or even if you aren’t, the temporary exhibit Buddha’s Smile is worth a look, and a listen. I’m not suggesting a direct link between … Continue reading

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Review: Dreamland Japan

The National Gallery of Victoria is currently exhibiting more than 150 works of art (prints, books, manga, cloth items etc) by the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai. Even if you haven’t heard of him, you may know one of his pictures, … Continue reading

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