A postcard to Rose from Pleasant Street.

“Bear, would you like to come for a drive down Pleasant Street?” I asked. “Why? It’s quite cold outside,” said Bear. “Just because I do Bear.” “That’s what you always say when you don’t have a reason or you don’t want to tell me til we get there.” “Okay. You are right. I will tell you as we go.” “Can you see right across the … Continue reading A postcard to Rose from Pleasant Street.

The National Gallery of Victoria #3

Yesterday and the day before it was all about changing our perception of what we are looking at. Today it is the same. First I will show you what photographs I took and then tell you my reaction. On the wall was the curator’s explanation which included the words, “….the way objects are understood …. shifts dramatically…” I’m not sure that happened concerning the objects. … Continue reading The National Gallery of Victoria #3

A thunderous earth shaking exhibition at the NGV.

After visiting the little people I followed Claudia for two reasons; we had agreed to go together, and she knew where we were going. We headed for the main European gallery. Below is how I remember it. There were usually a few seats to sit upon and contemplate but most people have, in the past, walked through this gallery stopping now and then to look … Continue reading A thunderous earth shaking exhibition at the NGV.

Melbourne’s triennial of contempory art.

  I visited the NGV today. That’s the National Gallery of Victoria. The Blurb that appears on their site starts with the following. The NGV Triennial brings contemporary art, design and architecture into dialogue, offering a visually arresting and thought-provoking view of the world at this time. Featuring major new commissions and recent works that span geography, perspective and genre, the exhibition celebrates the work … Continue reading Melbourne’s triennial of contempory art.