Monet’s Garden

A long train journey Warrnambool trainto Melbourne (and later home again) to escape to another time and another place in Monet’s Garden at the NGV Imagewas a good way to escape the frantic political environment. The paintings are exquisite of course and the introduction of modern day technology such as a huge screen showing a video of the beautiful garden in a round room was extraordinary if very vertigo provoking. The round blue pond in the foyer with slowly moving bowls was entrancing

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and huge garden scenes on walls invited photography. Image

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Ah the arts are so healing and so important to our country.yet little mention of them by the major parties outlining their policies.

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