Elegance at Ayers House

Walking historical North Terrace, Adelaide is a must for any visitor and a stop over at Ayers House to enter the glamorous world of 19thcentury Adelaide is a must.  This regency styled 40 roomed residence was created by Sir Henry Ayers who arrived in Australia as an assisted immigrant to become the wealthiest and most...
Continue reading...

MoMA at the NGV – ways of imagining art

MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art  – The National Gallery of Victoria has done it again, this time bringing to Melbourne a mesmerising exhibition of more that 200 works drawn from New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).  It truly is a stunner, tracing the development of art and design over the past...
Continue reading...

Capturing colour and light

Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musee D’Orsay at the Art Gallery of South Australia features an outstanding selection of 65 Impressionist works curated to trace the use of light and development of  colour. The big names are there – Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, August Renoir and Paul Cezanne and other well known...
Continue reading...

Guo Pei – Couture inspired by legends

There’s nothing like seeing fashion in real life to experience exquisite craftsmanship and creativity. The outstanding exhibition showcasing the Legend collection of Chinese couturier, Guo Pei currently on display at the National Gallery of Victoria, is in a class of its own. Guo states: ‘Legends have always been one of my greatest sources of inspiration, unlocking...
Continue reading...

Edith Head & Hollywood – a show stopper

The Costume Designer: Edith Head and Hollywood  at Bendigo Art Gallery, September 29 to January 21, 2018  is an exhibition not to be missed. The glamour of Hollywood comes to life with this exclusive showcasing of the multi-award winning Hollywood costume designer, Edith Head. Much is owed to her inimitable talent and skill in designing costumes...
Continue reading...