17 juillet 2012

England, Coat (detail)1740s, silk, wool, linen, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

England, Coat (detail) 1740s, silk, wool, linen, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne 

17 juillet 2012

France, Coat, c.1810 wool, silk, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

France, Coat, c.1810 wool, silk, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
19 décembre 2011

"In the steps of the Buddha" @ the National Gallery of Victoria

Japanese Gyōdō mask of Bodhisattva (Gyōdōmen Bosatsu) Kamakura period, 1186-1333 Japan lacquer and gold paint on wood, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Felton Bequest, 1955 MELBOURNE.- On 17 December, the National Gallery of Victoria opened In the steps of the Buddha, a remarkable exhibition that showcases the NGV’s outstanding collection of Buddhist art. Comprising over 80 works, this exhibition tracks the path Buddhism took across Asia, presenting ancient works dating as far back as the second century alongside... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2011

National Gallery of Victoria Acquires Newly Discovered Renaissance Masterpiece

Correggio, Madonna and Child with infant St John the Baptist 1514–15. Oil on wood panel, 45.0 x 35.5 cm. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Purchased with funds donated by Andrew Sisson, 2011 MELBOURNE.- The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) today announced that in its 150th year it had acquired a highly important masterpiece by Correggio, one of the most influential figures of the Italian High Renaissance. Director Gerard Vaughan unveiled the painting, which has just arrived from London. The newly discovered work, titled... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2010

"Gustave Moreau and the Eternal Feminine" @ the National Gallery of Victoria

Gustave Moreau, The sirens, oil on canvas, 89.0 x 118.0 cm. Musée Gustave Moreau (Inv. 13957) © Photo RMN – Christian Jean. MELBOURNE.- Be seduced by femmes fatales, goddesses and temptresses of history and legend at the NGV this summer in Gustave Moreau and the Eternal Feminine, the first significant exhibition of Gustave Moreau (1826–1898) to be seen in Australia. From 10 December, the superb craftsmanship of Gustave Moreau will be celebrated with over 100 paintings, watercolours and drawings from the unique and acclaimed... [Lire la suite]
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03 décembre 2009

Drape: Classical Mode to Contemporary Dress" @ the National Gallery of Victoria

Comme des Garcons, Tokyo (fashion house) est. 1969. Rei Kawakubo (designer) born Japan 1942. 'Dress, 1997'. Spring-summer cotton, polyester, nylon tulle, 122.0 cm (center back length) 47.4 cm (waist, flat). National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Presented through the NGV Foundation by Takamasa Takahashi, 2005. MELBOURNE.- Opening in December, the National Gallery of Victoria will present a spectacular collection of works in Drape: Classical Mode to Contemporary Dress. The exhibition will feature over 30 works primarily drawn... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2009

'Chinoiserie: Asia in Europe 1620–1840' @ the National Gallery of Victoria

Chinese Teapot, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period c.1760–80. Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, South-east China (teapot) Canton (Guangzhou), Guangdong province, South-east China (decoration) porcelain, gilt (guangcai ware) 13.2 x 18.8 x 11.2 cm (overall) National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Gift of Mrs Oscar Hammerstein 2nd, 1961. MELBOURNE.- The National Gallery of Victoria will present a superb collection of Asian and European decorative art from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in Chinoiserie: Asia in Europe... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2009

250th Anniversary of Wedgwood @ National Gallery of Victoria

MELBOURNE, AU - From September 2009, the National Gallery of Victoria will celebrate the 250th anniversary of Wedgwood. Featuring over 70 works drawn from the NGV’s internationally acclaimed Wedgwood holdings, the display will pay tribute to one of the most famous designers of decorative arts, a leading figure in the rise of neo-classical taste in the 18th century.  In 1759 Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795) established his first pottery studio in Burslem, Staffordshire. During the eighteenth century the factory’s success grew... [Lire la suite]
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