Tag Archives: NGV

Tjukurrtjanu: Reconstructing Papunya History

I missed forty years by about forty days and forty nights: that’s how long before the opening of Tjukurrtjanu: origins of Western Desert art at the National Gallery of Victoria that I left Australia to return to the United States … Continue reading

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Living Water at the NGV

The National Gallery of Victoria is 150 years old.  As part of the celebration, the Felton Bequest has sponsored the purchase of a vast collection of 21st century art of the Western Desert, here presented under the title Living Water.  … Continue reading

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At the NGV Australia

One of our first stops in Melbourne these days is always Federation Square and the NGV Australia. The Indigenous Gallery at the Ian Potter Centre–well, I was about to say it’s the finest on offer in Australia, but that would … Continue reading

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The Queen of Jilamara

When I started doing some reading on Tiwi art and culture back at the beginning of this year, I wasn’t thinking about the major retrospective of Kitty Kantilla’s work that was due to open at the Ian Potter Centre of the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) … Continue reading

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