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return to fed square’s ngv

Melbourne has two impressive national galleries — one on St Kilda Road dedicated to overseas art and the Federation Square gallery that displays exclusively Australian art. Every time I return to Melbourne, I visit the downtown art gallery and head straight to the Aboriginal section where there’ll be something new on display.

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Truth behind lies

Above painting: Men in mourning — Maree Clarke

Aboriginal history was glossed over when I was at school, and even today, the depth of the injustice is often omitted. Continue reading Truth behind lies

A peek into Japanese art

When I originally ventured into the St Kilda branch of the National Gallery of Victoria, the Federation Square Complex was decades away from being built. The gallery housed all that Melbourne had to offer in the art world at that time. Continue reading A peek into Japanese art

The Australian Open

The Australian Open had started, but I had other events in mind. Not far from Melbourne’s Flinders Street Station, was Federation Square. As I walked through, I couldn’t help notice tennis fans, lazing back on deck chairs under the summer sun with eyes glued to the giant television screen above. Continue reading The Australian Open