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]