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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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St Kilda’s ngv exhibition

St Kilda’s National Gallery of Victoria was a buzz of activity when I stepped through its entrance past the Haring copy that graced the watery glass front. The New York artist’s original design on the large NGV window had been done years back before someone threw a stone through the glass. I was on my way to Haring and his colleague, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s exhibition at the insistence of my daughter.

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