Back by popular demand! Our first Walk and Talk tour of Louis Kahan: Art, Theatre, Fashion booked out, so we will be holding a second tour on the very last day of the exhibition - Sunday 23 October.
Join the Town Hall Gallery and Laura Jocic, co-curator of this exhibition and former curator of fashion and textiles at the NGV, for a walk and talk of the exhibition. A fantastic way to get an insight into the artist's life and work, and the curatorial process.
Louis Kahan: Art, Theatre, Fashion
Tailoring, fashion and costume design were crucial aspects of Louis Kahan’s journey as an artist. In Australia, Kahan contributed to a vibrant post-war arts scene where his training in art and tailoring in early twentieth-century Vienna and Paris influenced his later work.
This exhibition showcases an exciting artist who moved seamlessly across theatre, dress and illustration. It also provides the back story to one of Australia’s migrant artists; a little-known story that includes work with the great fashion houses and celebrities of early twentieth century Europe.
Co-curated with Laura Jocic in collaboration with the Kahan Collection, Melbourne. 27 August > 23 October 2016 Gallery 1, 2 & 3