Built Environment

Nicolas de Largilliere, portrait of Charles Le Brun created 1683-6,

Charles le Brun: Drawing Versailles – Dazzling French Art

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French designer and painter Charles le Brun (1619-1690) is one of the most admired interior designers in history, an exhibition of his drawings now in Barcelona

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium – NYBG/125: Celebrations

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium – NYBG/125: Celebrations

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As winter thaw begins in the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, its gardeners are gathering thousands of fabulous blooms for its Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

Rennaisance-Garden-View-NYBG

New York Botanical Garden – 125th Anniversary Special Events

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New York Botanical Garden celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2016 with events such as The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium and a publication, tracing its development

Ole Scheeran, architect

Architecture for 21st Century – Ole Scheeren, Story Telling

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German born architect Ole Scheeren is interested in the experiences buildings create, wanting to create structures that generate relationships with the users

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre replica, London

Theatre: An Ancient Concept – Tempting Arts & Entertainment

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Students pursuing achievements in any form of creative industry will be well served by embracing avenues into ancient Greek thought, via classics at the theatre

Howard Arkley (& Friends) – On Show TarraWarra Museum of Art

Howard Arkley (& Friends) – On Show TarraWarra Museum of Art

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Some of the most powerful images of the 20th century, which became iconic for all Australians include the family home recorded by Melbourne artist Howard Arkley

NGV Unveil Summer Architecture Commission – Bankable Beauty

NGV Unveil Summer Architecture Commission – Bankable Beauty

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The 1st Summer Architecture Commission at National Gallery of Victoria is a ‘pop up’ garden pavilion by John Wardle Architects, with engineering by John Bahoric

NGV Summer Pavilion – Structural Overview: John Bahoric

NGV Summer Pavilion – Structural Overview: John Bahoric

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John Bahoric engineered architectural outcomes on the NGV’s inaugural Summer Architectural Commission, the John Wardle Architects designed playful Pink Pavilion

AA&ADA 2015 Sydney Antiques Fair – Decorative Arts Showcased

AA&ADA 2015 Sydney Antiques Fair – Decorative Arts Showcased

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The stories attached to the evolution of art design and style will be reflected in the works showcased at the AA&ADA 2015 Sydney Antiques Fair, 9 – 13 September

David Henderson – Capturing Italy’s Essence, Exhibition 2015

David Henderson – Capturing Italy’s Essence, Exhibition 2015

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Capturing Italy’s essence internationally renowned Brisbane artist David Henderson presents his annual exhibition, Graydon Gallery, Brisbane 21 – 30 August 2015

Endless Pleasure: Art of Gardens & Gardening at Carrick Hill

Endless Pleasure: Art of Gardens & Gardening at Carrick Hill

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Australian Museum of Gardening at Carrick Hill, Adelaide is offering Endless Pleasure, the Art of Gardens and Gardening Exhibition 5 August to 29 November 2015

Henry IV of France Legacy: Place des Vosges, Marais in Paris

Henry IV of France Legacy: Place des Vosges, Marais in Paris

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Recently Jo Bayley was in Paris where daily in the Marais district many enjoy the good life especially in the Place des Vosges legacy of King Henry IV the Great

Apollo Belvedere in his purpse built Collonade of Columns in the grounds of Pavlovsk Palace, St Petersburg

Catherine the Great – Artful Pursuit of a Russian Parnassus

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Czar Peter, his heirs Catherine the Great and her son Paul, artfully pursued ideals of a Russian Parnassus in the palace complex of Tsarskoe Selo, St Petersburg

Legacy of Catherine the Great, Russian Masterpieces at NGV 3

Legacy of Catherine the Great, Russian Masterpieces at NGV 3

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Empress Catherine the Great of Russia’s fine collection of art works that founded the Hermitage museum St Petersburg is coming to Melbourne 31 July – 8 Nov 2015