Viktor & Rolf

Fri 21st October, 2016 – Sun 26th February, 2017
180 St Kilda Road Melbourne
Price: Adult - $18, Concession - $15

The Viktor & Rolf exhibition is showing at the NGV during summer. For a glimpse into the world of “art fashion”, this exhibition is both beautiful and amusing.

Viktor & Rolf’s overarching theme of “wearable art” is literally interpreted in a collection of gowns made from broken gold picture frames and cut-ups of Renaissance paintings.

Then there are the dolls. Scattered throughout the show there are handmade porcelain dolls wearing perfect scale replicas of some of Viktor & Rolf’s designs.

If you’re in doubt the addition of the dolls is meant to be funny and creepy, proceed to the final piece in the exhibition; a miniature catwalk on which a robotic porcelain doll walks, waves and turns.

Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists shows at NGV until February 26.

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