NGV TEMPORARY CLOSURE

From our team here at NGV, we’d like to express our very best wishes to our community at this time.

Due to the evolving nature of COVID-19 and after following closely the State and Federal Government’s advice, we have extended the NGV’s temporary closure until 30 June.

If you have pre-purchased tickets for current exhibitions or upcoming programs, our team will be in contact with you shortly to arrange full refunds.

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We are very grateful for the loyalty and understanding of the NGV community and wish everyone well during this time.

Authors

Campbell Soup Company V Tomato soup and toasted cheese

I haven’t had a bowl of tinned tomato soup in years and this brings me back to the days when a can of Campbell’s tomato soup, especially with that very classy gold badge, was one of the most exotic things ever for a boy more accustomed to home-made broth cooked on the stove for half the day. In fact, had I been living in America, I would most definitely have made my mother buy those cans of Campbell’s soup (the stipulation was two different kinds of vegetable) and sent it in with a dollar – in return for one of these Souper dresses.

Roger Leong

Image: Kate Longley and Zoe Allnutt from Wardrobe V Pantry couldn’t decide if they liked fashion or food more so they just stuck ‘em together.