Razer reviews budding photographer Lisa Wilkinson and her ‘Women of influence’

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On Friday evening in Melbourne, popular broadcast journalist Lisa Wilkinson unveiled her debut exhibition of portrait photographs at a splendid event catered to a Spring Carnival standard, and, no, I don’t know why in fuck I was invited, either. Still. Life would be very little if we did not exploit its administrative oversights, and so

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Viktor and Rolf fashion artists dress Melbourne

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Dutch duo Viktor&Rolf are the fashion world’s answer to Gilbert and George, which might be the reason you”ll find 40 of their haute couture garments dramatically displayed inside the National Gallery of Victoria from today. Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren have been in Melbourne this week for the opening of Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists (on show until February 26),

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A massive Banksy exhibition is coming to the streets of Australia (sort of)

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If you want to see the work of anonymous street artist Banksy, you usually have to go around the world, hunting down his pieces. It mightn’t be entirely in keeping with the subversive spirit of Banksy’s politically-charged work, but an innovative new exhibition will show some of his most famous pieces in Melbourne, conveniently all located in

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Win tickets to Augie March (and Degas: A New Vision) at the NGV

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To complement the 2016 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition Degas: A New Vision, the National Gallery of Victoria stays open late with Friday Nights at NGV. Running over thirteen weeks from 24 June to 16 September, enjoy after-hours access to the exhibition, music, short talks, food and bars, and performances by local and international acts. This winter, rock,

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Win tickets to see Mick Harvey (and Degas: A New Vision) at the NGV

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To complement the 2016 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition Degas: A New Vision, the National Gallery of Victoria stays open late with Friday Nights at NGV. Running over thirteen weeks from 24 June to 16 September, enjoy after-hours access to the exhibition, music, short talks, food and bars, and performances by local and international acts. This winter, rock,

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Artist Tom Alberts on the ‘unresolved’ tensions and beauty of Edgar Degas’ work

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The National Gallery of Victoria’s blockbuster Degas: A New Vision is being talked about in artists’ circles as the best survey of the French Master’s work we’re likely to see in our lifetime. Daily Review recently overheard a clutch of artists visiting the exhibition. They were enthusing over Degas’ 1872 oil painting The Song Rehearsal of two women

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Art can save lives, so why doesn’t the Turnbull Government get it?

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Victoria’s Transport Accident Commission made a splash yesterday with its new road safety project showing how susceptible the human body is to transport accidents. While the TAC has a history of inventiveness in its ad campaigns, yesterday’s unveiling of a silicon creature it has named “Graham” shows how forcefully and effectively science and art can work together. The Melbourne-based

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