New books in Arts

New books in Arts

August 19, 2010

Arts:

Photographing fashion: British style in the sixties by Richard Lester ACC Editions, 2009 Francis Bacon: a terrible beauty Steidl, 2009 Irving Penn: small trades J.Paul Getty Museum, 2009 European masters:… Read More ›

Family History Feast 2010 in photographs

Family History Feast 2010 in photographs

August 18, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

Monday 2 August, almost 200 genealogists, seven speakers and National Archives of Australia (Victorian Office) photographer Anna Koh capturing the day. Here are some highlights.   Philip Thiel, Immigration Discovery… Read More ›

Giselle: free ballet screening.

Giselle: free ballet screening.

August 17, 2010

Arts, Dance:

Giselle: a ballet in two acts, is the next screening in the Music and Dance on Film series.  This is Maina Gielgud’s acclaimed production of the classical ballet that is a… Read More ›

Family History Feast 2010

August 17, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

”It was great! As always a must attend event” so said one of the 170 plus people who attended this year’s annual Feast. This was the seventh city-based event, a… Read More ›

Listening Posts in Arts: Mary Poppins, Melba and more

Listening Posts in Arts: Mary Poppins, Melba and more

August 12, 2010

Arts, Music, Musicals:

The Arts Reading Room has eight listening posts where you can listen to CDs from the audiovisual collection.  They are connected to jukebox players at the Arts Enquiry Desk, each holding… Read More ›

Marxism for t-shirts

Marxism for t-shirts

August 11, 2010

Arts, Photography:

As a part of the Outside-in Cinema screenings in Experimedia here at the Library, on Wednesday 11 August at 6:30pm you can catch the recent documentary about the most re-produced photograph ever… Read More ›

Rhythm on film

Rhythm on film

August 6, 2010

Arts, Film, Music, Popular music:

The Backbeat section of the Melbourne International Film Festival is known for highlighting a variety of fascinating films on various aspects of popular and un/non-popular music and music culture over… Read More ›

Family History Feast 2010 podcast now available!

August 5, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

The podcast of our annual Family History Feast held on Monday 2 August  2010 is now available on the State Library of Victoria website. There is also a vidcast of… Read More ›

Where’s Ned?

August 5, 2010

Announcements, Collection, Exhibitions, News:

Ned Kelly’s armour has been lent to Beechworth for the annual Ned Kelly Weekend and will not be on exhibition at the State Library between Tuesday 3 – Wednesday 11 August 2010.

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

August 4, 2010

Arts, Comic books, Film, Painting, Visual arts:

French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century byPhilip Conisbee British paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575-1875  by Katharine Baetjer The Greek body by Ian Jenkins and Victoria… Read More ›

Such was life

Illustrated children’s books: Kay Nielsen (1886-1957)

Illustrated children’s books: Kay Nielsen (1886-1957)

September 10, 2018 2 comments

Kay Nielsen’s delicate illustrations combined the exquisite motifs of the Art Nouveau movement with oriental influences. The elaborate, decorative artworks bring brilliant colour tinged with a hint of eeriness to the pages of children’s fairy tales.

Arts

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment South Pacific, c2008, c1992

New Sights: Australian classics and much more

September 10, 2018 0 comments

Some great new arrivals in Arts include classic Australian movies, timeless musical favourites, live rock concerts and opera hits on DVD and Blu-Ray. The Dish. (DVD) They’re a Weird Mob. (DVD)… Read More ›