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Camille Henrot monograph

With a diverse creative practice combining film, drawing and sculpture, and taking inspiration from subjects as varied as literature, mythology, cinema, anthropology, evolutionary biology, religion and the banality…

Triennial Conversations: A DARK HORIZON

Explore the implications of human extinction and the possibilities of AI with guest speakers and a video provocation by Triennial artist Tabor Robak who examines the relationship between…

NGV Triennial 2020

The NGV Triennial brings contemporary art, design and architecture into dialogue, offering a visually arresting and thought-provoking view of the world at this time, and in 2020 features…

NGV Triennial 2020 publication

This five-volume publication features contributions by over eighty authors from around the globe and casts a wide gaze across themes that are drawn from the works in the…

Mel O’Callaghan NGV virtual studio visit

Join Simon Maidment on the @ngvmelbourne Instagram account for a live virtual studio visit with artist Mel O’Callaghan, Wed 21 Oct, 6pm AEST. Maidment and O’Callaghan be talking about her…

Nikos Pantazopoulos NGV virtual studio visit

Wednesday 9 Sept 2020, 6pm AEST join Simon Maidment for a virtual studio visit with Nikos Pantazopoulos via the @ngvmelbourne instagram account. Dr Nikos Pantazopoulos explores LGBTIQ+ politics through an…

KAWS: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness publication

KAWS is one of the most prominent and prolific artists of his generation.  Working across art, fashion and design, he creates colour-filled paintings, murals, large-scale sculptures, street and…

Shirin Neshat: Dreamers

NGV International14 Nov 19 – 19 Apr 20 Shirin Neshat (1957– ) is an Iranian-born artist and filmmaker living in New York. Since the early 1990s, her work…

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,…