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A State Theatre treasure

One of my all time favourite Australian artists has always been Arthur Boyd. On a previous visit to Melbourne, there had been a special exhibition of his Bride Series at the Heide. Continue reading A State Theatre treasure

Heidi Museum of Modern Art, Victoria

This art gallery was nothing like any I’ve ever visited. Away from Melbourne in the Yarra Valley, the gallery was set in a bush landscape where giant gum trees reared over buildings. A path led past a derrick house where Sydney Nolan once stored many of his paintings. At the old farmhouse, we wandered through the rooms where the Reed family once lived. In the 1960s they built a unique architectural dream house. Now, both buildings form separate parts of the main gallery. Continue reading Heidi Museum of Modern Art, Victoria