Catherine the Great

Tony Ellwood, Director, NGV – Transforming Melbourne Now

Tony Ellwood, Director, NGV – Transforming Melbourne Now

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Recently Carolyn McDowall interviewed the accomplished Tony Ellwood Director National Gallery of Victoria about his journey in the arts past, present and future

Hermannsburg Potters & NGV – Kick Goals & Have Fun with Art

Hermannsburg Potters & NGV – Kick Goals & Have Fun with Art

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Score a goal, visit the National Gallery of Victoria soon to meet and see the art of the Hermannsburg Potters and join the fun events for kids, teens and adults

Legacy of Catherine the Great, Russian Masterpieces at NGV 4

Legacy of Catherine the Great, Russian Masterpieces at NGV 4

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The legacy of Catherine the Great (1729-1796) is celebrated and reflected in the Masterpieces from The Hermitage now on show at the National Gallery of Victoria

Hermitage Masterpieces at NGV: Treasures of the World Part 2

Hermitage Masterpieces at NGV: Treasures of the World Part 2

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A lively portrait in marble of French philosophe Voltaire by Marie-Anne Collot, on display at the NGV, reflects his ideal of progress we inherently follow today

Catherine the Great at NGV

Hermitage Masterpieces at the NGV – Janet Walker’s Review

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Janet Walker visits Masterpieces from the Hermitage at the National Gallery of Victoria, choosing her favourites from Catherine the Great’s legacy collection

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

Legacy of Catherine the Great, Russian Masterpieces at NGV 1

Legacy of Catherine the Great, Russian Masterpieces at NGV 1

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Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great at the NGV will showcase 500 + works from The Hermitage Museum from 31 July – 8 November 2015

Hermitage Masterpieces – Legacy of Catherine the Great @ NGV

Hermitage Masterpieces – Legacy of Catherine the Great @ NGV

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Some 400 Masterpieces on show this winter at the NGV Melbourne representing the Legacy of Catherine the Great are coming from The Hermitage Museum St Petersburg

Marjorie Merriweather Post

Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Great Gift – Woman of Influence

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Marjorie Merriweather Post (1887-1973) achieved the American Dream and her legacy, Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens in Washington is for everyone to enjoy

Charles Clérisseau – Inspiring Architectural Excellence

Charles Clérisseau – Inspiring Architectural Excellence

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A drawing in the Victoria and Albert Museum (V & A) at London by Angelica Kauffman (1741-1807) penned 1762 – 1766 is believed to be of the French drawing master considered one of the most original architectural draughtsmen in eighteenth and early nineteenth century Europe Charles Louis Clérisseau (1721 –…