Spent the morning at the NGV viewing the Julian Opie exhibit.
He is one of Britain's leading living artists, whose work has influenced the wider field of popular culture more than that of any other artist of his generation.
A wide range of subjects, rendered in painting, sculpture and film.
View of the Moon Over Manatsuru Peninsular.
Several of his works moved in animation. The water pump wheel turned in circles.
A cool morning became quite warm.
2nd exhibition was at the State Library of Victoria viewing "World of Book".
An exhibition worth seeing on the 4th floor of the library.
While the original purpose of binding books was to protect their pages, the art of fine bookbinding transformed books into objects of beauty. French bindings of the 18th C are celebrated as representing the peak of traditional binding crafts.
Marbling, the art of printing multi-coloured patterns on paper or fabric, was practiced in Japan by the 12th century. It was in use in Turkey and Persia by the 15th C before spreading to Europe.
Pattern inspiration on 2 buildings.