KAWS: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness

NGV INTERNATIONAL20/09/2019 – 13/04/2020 Brian Donnelly (born 1974), aka KAWS, is one of the most prominent and prolific artists of his generation. His body of work straddles the…

THE CENTRE: ON ART AND URBANISM IN CHINA

It is without question that China is today synonymous with change. The past forty years in China – whether in terms of its geopolitical influence and economic position,…

Taryn Simon in conversation

Tue 28 May, 6pm–7pm Clemenger BBDO Auditorium NGV International Taryn Simon is widely recognised as one of the most exciting and renowned conceptual artists of her time, working…

Inspecting the foundations: a guide to framing histories of the peripheral

Free public talk, 3:30pm Saturday 16 March 2019, NGV International, Melbourne Art Book Fair. Garage Museum of Contemporary Art has emerged as a significant and leading voice in…

9 Stories / 9 Histoires / 九則故事 Lee Mingwei

This catalogue results from nine conversations between Lee Mingwei and nine curators or institutional directors—Adeline Lépine, Christine Macel, Limor Tomer, Suhanya Raffel, Kathryn Weir, Eugenie Tsai, Stephanie Rosenthal,…

Julian Opie publication

Published to accompany the exhibition Julian Opie at the National Gallery of Victoria, and edited by Dr Simon Maidment, this 264-page title features a wide range of works, each distilling…

Julian Opie

NGV INTERNATIONAL 9 NOV 18 – 17 FEB 19 The NGV presents the work of Julian Opie, one of Britain’s most influential living artists. Since graduating art school…

FIELD WORK podcast, on Stelarc

I have contributed some thoughts on reading the practice of iconic Australian artist Stelarc to an episode of the FIELD WORK podcast, also featuring the artist and the…

Awards for NGV Triennial

The inaugural NGV Triennial was a wild ride, an exhibition of over 100 artists and designers from 32 countries that attracted 1.23 million visitors to the National Gallery…

Agency and affect: curating political change

PhD thesis now available online via the University of Melbourne repository. Undertaken at the Centre for Ideas, Faculty of the Victoria  College of the Arts, University of Melbourne….