The Ian Potter Centre houses NGV's extensive collection of Australian artwork, ranging from the Colonial period through to contemporary art. Galleries feature photography, prints and drawings, fashion and textiles, decorative arts, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Don’t miss Charles Blackman’s Alice, Heidelberg School artists and an impressive Indigenous art collection.
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|Venue name:||The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia|
|Opening hours:||Daily 10am-5pm|
|Transport:||Nearby stations: Flinders Street|
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Baldessin/Whiteley: Parallel Visions
George Baldessin and Brett Whiteley were both born in 1939, achieved meteoric success in their respective cities of Melbourne and Sydney, and died tragically young. Yet the similarities don’t stop there. In the most comprehensive exhibition of both artists...Galleries Until Monday January 28 2019
Ken Unsworth: Truly, Madly
If you wander into the NGV's Ian Potter Centre this summer you might find yourself face-to-face with some rather creepy spectres. Melbourne-born, Sydney-based artist Ken Unsworth's sculptural installations are full of skeletons, terrifying pianos (we...Until Sunday February 17 2019 Free
Polly Borland: Polyverse
It’s unlikely that any photographer boasts a portfolio like Australian artist Polly Borland’s. It’s as chock full with celebrities as it is with fetishists – Borland spent five years documenting the surreal lives of adults who get their kicks by dressing...Photography Until Sunday February 3 2019 Free