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National Gallery of Victoria Triennial is held from 19 December 2020 to 18 April 2021 in Melbourne

Australia Architecture News - Dec 22, 2020 - 12:20   4348 views

National Gallery of Victoria Triennial is held from 19 December 2020 to 18 April 2021 in Melbourne

Opened on December 19, the NGV Triennial is a large-scale exhibition of international contemporary art, design and architecture that explores some of the most globally relevant and pressing issues of our time, including isolation, representation and speculation on the future. 

Featuring 86 projects by more than 100 artists, designers and collectives from more than 30 countries, the NGV Triennial has been opened at NGV International on Saturday 19 December 2020, presenting the first opportunity for audiences to visit the reopened gallery.

Featuring works by Aïda Muluneh (Ethiopia) Alicja Kwade (Germany), Cerith Wyn Evans (Wales), Dhambit Mununggurr (Australia), Faye Toogood (England), Fred Wilson (USA), Hannah Brontë (Australia), Jeff Koons (USA), Joi. T Arcand (Canada), JR (France), Kengo Kuma (Japan), Liam Young (Australia), Misaki Kawai (Japan), Patricia Urquiola (Spain), Porky Hefer (South Africa) and Refik Anadol (Turkey), the NGV Triennial includes more than 30 major new world-premiere works especially commissioned by the NGV for this exhibition.

Offering a visually arresting and thought-provoking view of the world at this unique moment, exhibition highlights include: an entire floor dedicated to works concerning light and illumination presented in dialogue with the NGV’s historical collection; a monumental video work by Refik Anadol spanning 10 metres high and wide, which uses artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and quantum computing to visualise our digitised memories of nature; and a larger-than-life mirror-polished sculpture of Venus, Roman goddess of love, by American artist Jeff Koons.

The National Gallery of Victoria Triennial is being held from 19 December 2020 to 18 April 2021 at NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne Australia.

Read more about The National Gallery of Victoria Triennial. 

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