Tag: National Gallery of Victoria

The Banquet of Cleopatra (1743-1744) Giambattista TIEPOLO

Introducing Artists that I admire – Giambattista Tiepolo

Normally for these posts, the Introducing Artists that I admire, I would showcase an artist, but since it is Easter Monday I thought we could do a shorter post and look at a painting. This painting is called The Banquet of Cleopatra by Giambattista Tiepolo. It was acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria in […]

Anguish by August Friedrich Albrecht SCHENCK

Usually I spend time talking to you about an artist and all their work, but I thought I might try something different and I hope you like it. I have been given permission by the National Gallery of Victoria to use some of the images of art works to show you ones I like. It […]

Back to see Van Gogh

The other day I made another trip to the National Gallery of Victoria to see the Winter Masterpiece exhibition, Van Gogh and the Seasons. The first time I went it was so crowded you couldn’t see it, let alone enjoy it. I’m happy to say the advice I was given about going on a weekday and early […]

The weekend so far

It is Sunday morning here and I’m sitting here listening to the sounds of our roof being replaced. With all the rain we’ve been having the guys replacing the roof decided to make the most of the good weather and do it over the weekend. More rain is predicted next week so it is probably […]

Perfumes First in Monochrome and Then in Colour

For Monochrome Madness this week I thought I would do a shot I got the other day at the Jean Paul Gaultier Exhibition that was on at the National Gallery of Victoria.  There were some perfume bottles on top of cases and I thought they would make a great image, so I did Perfumes First in […]