National Gallery of Victoria

Melbourne’s NGV Just Obtained The Wardrobe of Your (Haute-Couture) Dreams


Fashion enthusiasts rejoice!
The National Gallery of Victoria has announced the acquisition of one of the world’s most sought-after fashion collections.
It includes the most significant French haute couture ever to be acquired by an Australian museum, with works by Christian Dior, Coco Chanel, Madeleine Vionnet and Jeanne Lanvin, and an outstanding fashion research archive including rare workbooks and photography by Yves Saint Laurent and Madame Gres.

A Major International Exhibition In Melbourne Features Two of the Most Significant Artists


Ai Weiwei has opened the exhibition “Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei” at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) after Chinese authorities returned his passport earlier this year, enabling him to travel overseas for the first time since 2011 when he was detained in Beijing and had his passport confiscated.


“Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei” is at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, until April 24, 2016.