.NGV management said it would announce its new director last week, then changed to this week and now says an announcement is expected next week.
Different strokes as top galleries seek chiefsPRESS RELEASE : Ideal Applicant To Get The Job
Raymond Gill / THE AGE
February 11, 2012
Le marchand de gravures
The Merchant of Images
The Purveyor of Projections
The new Director soon demonstrates his capability. At a crowded first press conference he exploits the opportunity to also unveil the institution's latest Major Acquisition.
"Purchased with the generous assistance of a local media identity (who prefers to remain anonymous)...
... created 14 years before Kazimir Malevich's 1918
Suprematist Composition:White on White
(pictured below) ...
... this foundational early 20th century (1904) 'white work' by Theatre of the Actors of Regard :
Procession de communiantes sur la place Blanche. Un jour de neige.
Procession of Communicants at White Square. Snowy day.
The new Director then carefully instructs the press about the many intricacies of the Title that T.A.R. ascribed to this work :
A Person Looks At A Work Of Art/
someone looks at something ...