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Member Viewing of NGV Exhibition

Blue: Alchemy of a Colour

A tour of the NGV’s exhibition with Carol Cains, Curator of Asian Art. Blue: Alchemy of a Colour will explore how artists have created works in the blue and white palette using a wide range of methods and styles, to produce unique and exquisite works of art. Blue reveals the fascinating metamorphosis of pattern, form and motif stemming from the global trade of these works, and the tales told through the use of this colour in ceramics, textiles, woodblock prints and paintings.

The exhibition focusses on works from the NGV’s Asian collection and includes Persian, Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese ceramics, indigo dyed textiles from China, Japan, Southeast Asia, Central Asia and India, and works from Egypt, England and Italy.

This is a free event but bookings are essential.

How to Book

Through this website by 27 November 2015.

By Email to by 27 November 2015.

For further information on TAASA Victoria events contact Boris Kaspiev on 0421 038 491.


6 December, 2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm AEDT
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National Gallery of Victoria
180 St Kilda Rd
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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