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Alex Prager

Referencing the heightened drama and saturated colours of classic Hollywood cinema, self-taught Los Angeles-based artist Alex Prager will present her elaborately conceived photographs and films at the National Gallery of Victoria from 14 November. The self-titled exhibition is Prager’s first … More

David Shrigley: Life and Life Drawing

This summer, internationally renowned artist and Turner Prize finalist David Shrigley will hold his first major survey in Australia at the National Gallery of Victoria. David Shrigley: Life and Life Drawing will present new and recent work by the Glasgow-based … More

Hyper-Natural: Scent from Design to Art

A maze of clustered clouds will offer a sensory exploration of scent design when an installation and exhibition by New York curator of olfactory art Chandler Burr opens in the back garden of the NGV this Spring. Hyper-Natural: Scent from … More

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

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