NGV- DEGAS A New Vision. Media Launch

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces opening tomorrow 24th June 2016

Whistler’s Mother visits The National Gallery of Victoria

This fascinating painting – Arrangement in grey & black no.1 (portrait of the artist’s mother), 1871 by James McNeill Whistler is on loan from Musée d’Orsay, Paris. I dropped into the media launch.

Whistler’s mother Anna kept a family cookbook which her son referred to as her bible.On mothers day (8th May ) the NGV is hosting a special high tea inspired by her recipes.

Close-up of a boudoir cap c.1870 from the NGV collection

VAMFF Final Day Snaps – Frankie and Oyster Shows

VAMFF Funday #5 Graduate Runway – a Closer Look

VAMFF Day #4 Behind the Scenes- Swimwear Show

VAMFF Day #4 -Night in the Museum – Back of House for the Fab I D Magazine Show

VAMFF Day #3 A Few More Snaps

VAMFF Day#2 A Few Snaps


VAMFF Day #1 David Jones. A Closer Look Behind the Scenes.

VAMFF2016 The Calm Before

VAMFF Launch Party @ Gov. House 2016

Finding Marilyn Monroe

Fantastic exhibition of all things MM presented by Bendigo Art Gallery and Twentieth Century Fox. Curated by Tansy Curtin.

Gallery Director Karen Quinlan.

VAMFF 2016 Casting

New face Siân FRM Agency

Australian Vogue 1984. Garment from John Galliano First collection

New York born Melbourne based fashion editor Mary Ott styled this shoot after covering the London fashion collections for Vogue. Location Birling Gap, Sussex on the U K south coast . A serious gale was in progress as we struggled to grab some snaps. Galliano had just graduated from Central St Martins, London with a First Class Honours Degree. The garment below is from his first commercial collection ~ Afghanistan Repudiates Western Ideals.

Mary Ott on the left hair and make up stylists in the background. It was a very cold day.Below some of the other young designers

pieces that were featured in the story.


NGV-Andy Warhol-Ai Weiwei-Snaps From the Opening Night

Showtime 2015 – Stunning RMIT Fashion Student Runway Presentation

A few snaps from rehearsals and the parade.

Cup Day 2015 Birdcage and Beyond

RMIT/MSFW Graduate Runway Fittings

RMIT Fashion Design School has just been ranked 9th in the Business of Fashion global ratings for its graduate (MA) course and 6th for the (BA) undergraduate course. For more details go to–

For well over a decade Dr Peter Allan lecturer in the Fashion School (and blatant double denim fan) has been guiding the students.

MSFW and Final Assessment are Approaching.RMIT Fashion Design School is abuzz

Big Night at The NGV .

Melbourne Art Foundation – Awards for the Visual Arts,