All posts tagged National Gallery of Victoria

Fashions for the ages

SHOCKINGLY irreverent or a fashion icon’s tribute to Judaism? Designer Jean Paul Gaultier is no stranger to controversy, but even that enduring enfant terrible must have been rattled by the

Artwork returns to heirs

FOR the past 23 years, Swiss lawyer Olaf Ossmann has been trying to track down a major collection of paintings belonging to a wealthy Jewish businessman who fled the Nazis […]

Painting finally returned to heirs

THE heirs of a German-Jewish industrialist, forced by the Nazis to sell his art collection, will have an artwork returned following a landmark decision by the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV).

Art from Vienna’s golden era

THERE are some fascinating Jewish connections in the Vienna Art and Design exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), which highlights the works of Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Josef […]