Marvellous Melbourne

March 5, 2017 by J-Wire Staff
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For the sixth year in a row, Melbourne has topped The Economist’s list of the world’s most livable cities. In MARVELLOUS MELBOURNE, its Art and Soul Exhibition, twenty-seven prominent Victorian artists capture the City’s uniqueness in a delightful array of paintings, drawings, prints & photographic artworks.

The Lady of the Lane was photographed in Tattersalls Lane, Melbourne, one of four works exhibited by Judi Schiff. Printed on aluminium, a relatively new medium. The original mural was painted by two Australian artists, Adnate and Shida.

The exhibition will feature works from Judi Schiff and Victor Rubin.

The images highlight Melbourne’s love of sport, the arts, its beautiful parks and gardens, fashion, festivals, laneways and street café life, transport, shipping industry and its distinctive architecture.

Judi Schiff

Artists include painters: Ivan Durrant, Geoff La Gerche, Anne Marie Graham, Daniel Moynihan, James Pasakos , Lyn Beaumont, Christine Wrest-Smith,
Victor Rubin, Amaya Iturri, Jacqui Grantford, Betina Fauvel-Ogden, Allen Hicks, Chris Seater, Jim van Geet, Susan Sutton; photographers: Bill Bachman,
Peter Garnick, Roger Gould, Thomas Conger, Doug Porter, Judi Schiff, Angela Miller, Joyce Agee, Hiroki Nagahiro, Richard Shaw, James Thorn, along with Melbourne graffiti artist,Slicer.
Curated by Jacqueline Taylor, MARVELLOUS MELBOURNE is on display at the Hilton Melbourne South Wharf from March 6th through May 25th and is presented by Hilton Melbourne South Wharf and OzLink Entertainment.
Hilton’s General Manager, Craig Bonnor, says “Melbourne is the quintessential international City and we are delighted to join OzLink Entertainment in featuring its richness through this Exhibition.”
If you need a reminder of how lively, unique and beautiful this city really is, MARVELLOUS MELBOURNE – Its Art and Soul does the trick. Come marvel at us – enjoy our extraordinary City through this collection of original artistic expressions, representing Melbourne’s everyday ambience & essence – past and present.
WHAT: MARVELLOUS MELBOURNE – Its Art and Soul WHERE: Hilton Melbourne South Wharf, 2 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf

WHEN: 6 March – 25 May 2017

COST: Free of charge – open all day every day

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