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Posted 15 Feb 2017 @ 3:14pm

Lauded American pop artist Jim Dine has gifted hundreds of works to the National Gallery of Victoria, covering multiple decades of his work. 

 

The gift includes some of his most iconic print works featuring his signature motifs of hearts, bathrobes, tools, skulls and Pinocchio from the period of 1969-2013.
 
Emerging as a central figure of American art alongside Pop...

Posted 15 Feb 2017 @ 1:29pm

In recent years, PVT have been relatively quiet: apart from the ten-year anniversary shows, and the long-overdue vinyl release of their 2005 debut, Make Me Love You, the three members of the electronic post-rock band, have been busy with their various projects.

 

The tyranny of distance dictates that when the band does find themselves all in one place, it’s time to get to work....

Posted 30 Jan 2017 @ 8:39pm

Paul Kelly surrounded by John Olsen artworks, singing in the NGV. You don't get much better (or quintessentially Australian) than that. 

 

Australian icons John Olsen and Paul Kelly share a love of poetry. Experience the John Olsen: You Beaut Country exhibition and see both artists’ responses to Gerard Hopkin’s poem Pied beauty as Paul Kelly performs in front of Olsen’s painting...

Posted 30 Jan 2017 @ 3:12pm

The largest display of Van Gogh works to ever travel to Australia will come to the National Gallery of Victoria as pat of their 2017 Winter Masterpiece series. 

 

Van Gogh and the Seasons will explore Van Gogh’s profound connection to the seasons of nature through nearly 50 paintings and drawings.
 
Works will reveal Van Gogh’s vibrant impressions of springtime, with...

Posted 13 Jan 2017 @ 10:54am

Ahead of their split 7" with Cayetana, Camp Cope will be hitting the road with Cable Ties on an east coast tour. 

 

Having just played a sold-out show alongside Modern Baseball, the award-winning group are also gearing up to take over Laneway Festival.

 

Their forthcoming 7" will feature their new single Keep Growing and a re-working of Georgia Maq's solo...

Posted 23 Dec 2016 @ 9:47am

NGV Summer Sundays will be keeping you cool this season with a stellar lineup of acts, bringing free tunes to the masses each weekend in February. 

 

Gabriella Cohen, Camp Cope, Ali Barter and Emma Russack will all be taking to the stage for the season over four weekly gigs in the NGV Garden. 
 
The Summer Sundays series will be capped off with DJ sets, a pop-up bar,...

Posted 22 Dec 2016 @ 10:55am

Twenty-three new photographic works will be unveiled at NGV as part of a new solo exhibition from Australian artist Bill Henson. 

 

The exhibition - simply titled Bill Henson - is slated to explore key theme's in the artist's oeuvre, including sublime landscapes, portraiture, and classical sculpture captured in museum settings.
 
Ambiguous, dark and open-ended, Henson...

Posted 9 Dec 2016 @ 12:02pm

NGV has revealed their newest exhibition, announcing a world premiere and Melbourne-exclusive that will explore and celebrate one of the world's most notable fashion houses. 

 

A collaboration between Dior and the National Galley of Victoria, The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture will bring together 140 of the greatest designs in the history of fashion, spanning from...

Posted 16 Nov 2016 @ 2:29pm

 

Custard were an appropriate choice for opening night of the NGV's Friday Night series since like many of the greats, they present intelligent, off-beat and timeless works of art.
 
Returning in 2015 with Come Back, All Is Forgiven they haven't played live much so one could be forgiven for forgetting what a rare treat it is to watch David McCormack onstage.
 
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Posted 4 Nov 2016 @ 11:12am

After a three-year hiatus, PVT are officially throwing themselves back into the fray. 

 

Announcing a home-coming tour, the group have also returned with a new track and video for Morning Mist, Rock Island Bend. Capping it off, PVT will be releasing their forthcoming album, New Spirit, early next year. 

 

Watch the stunning nine-minute video below.

 

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