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NGV announces major plan for contemporary international art and design

A major new initiative that will bring together the latest contemporary practice from around the globe was announced last night. Beginning in the Summer of 2017 and to be held every three years, this ambitious event initiated by the National … More

Céleste Boursier-Mougenot: clinamen

A beguiling new installation by renowned French artist and composer Céleste Boursier-Mougenot featuring a celestial blue pool of water and unorthodox musical instruments will fill the NGV foyer from 3 May. In Céleste Boursier-Mougenot’s clinamen 2013, white porcelain bowls float … More

Crystal-encrusted deer unveiled

A two-metre high crystal-encrusted taxidermied deer was unveiled at the National Gallery of Victoria last night. Created by Japanese artist Kohei Nawa, PixCell-Red Deer will stand sentinel at the Waterwall, capturing and reflecting the light with hundreds of droplets of … More

NGV announces Marian Hosking as the recipient of the 2012 Cicely & Colin Rigg Contemporary Design Award

The National Gallery of Victoria today announced that the recipient of the 2012 Cicely & Colin Rigg Contemporary Design Award is Marian Hosking. The prize of $30,000 was awarded to Ms Hosking for her work Clearing. Ms Hosking said, “It’s … More

Jeff Wall Photographs

This summer the National Gallery of Victoria will present a survey of the work of contemporary photographer Jeff Wall. Jeff Wall Photographs will bring together twenty-six of the artist’s works from the 1970s to the present day. NGV Director Tony … More

Thomas Demand

One of the world’s most influential contemporary artists, Thomas Demand, will be the subject of a new exhibition announced by the National Gallery of Victoria. The exhibition will be the first major Australian survey of the artist’s work and will … More

Miso makes her mark at NGV cafe

Intricate hand-painted portraits of women now grace the walls of Crossbar Café after Melbourne street artist Miso took up residency at NGV Australia last month. Miso has risen to international prominence through her distinctive Art Nouveau inspired depictions of women … More

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