Monday, August 1, 2011

AUGUST 2011 – Melburnin' by Courtney Symes


I was in a cafĂ© a couple of Fridays ago when I heard the distinctive intro to The Cure’s Friday I’m in Love. Like a familiar old friend, the tune prompted a smile and a stream of happy memories - some songs never dull with time. The same can be said about certain art movements, such as Vienna’s art and design revolution in the early 1900s. Despite their popularity over a century ago, the unique and innovative pieces featured in the National Gallery of Victoria’s Vienna: Art & Design exhibition still hold their own today. In the same way that memorable tunes never die, exceptional art and design will also endure the test of time. Read more...