Avant Garde

Lurid Beauty: Australian Surrealism and its Echoes at NGV

Lurid Beauty: Australian Surrealism and its Echoes at NGV

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Lurid Beauty at NGV Australia may not be everyone’s ‘cup of tea’ but will provide a centre of focus for a healthy creative exchange about what art is, or is not

Medieval Moderns: Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood, Janet’s Review

Medieval Moderns: Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood, Janet’s Review

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Janet Walker reviews Medieval Moderns: The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, which is on display at the National Gallery of Victoria International until 12 July 2015

Coco Chanel – Costume & Culture

Coco Chanel – Costume & Culture

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Costume remains both a changing and eternal form of human expression. The androgynous, yet sexy, woman of the 1920’s enjoyed heavy make up in the form of bright red lipstick, white powdered and heavy black pencil strokes around the eyes. It gave her face an exotic, mysterious appearance enhanced by…