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Melbourne 5 Long Text (2)

Francesco Villamena’s engraving Cieco da rimedis per i calli follows a genre depicting street criers and itinerant traders that became popular in Italy in the 1580s. The artist…

Melbourne 10 _2

Title: Head of the Virgin Place: Philippines Date: Seventeenth centuryMedium & technique: Ivory, metal, paste, silk, metal lace.Dimensions: 27.1 × 12.0 × 12.0 cm (overall)Themes: Global – Local…

Global – Local

Notions of the foreign, of being inside or outside a group, are always shaped by the local and familiar, and by conventional ideas of what is ‘normal’ –…

Monstrous – Marvellous