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National Gallery of Australia announces April naked tours
POSTED 18 Mar 2015 . BY Tom Anstey
The naked tours offer both a revealing look at the artwork and the people in the groups
The National Gallery of Australia has announced that, starting in April, it will introduce naked tours as part of a collaboration with Melbourne-based artist Stuart Ringholt.

The NGA says the ‘naked element’ will remove all barriers between artist and audience. the hour-long tours will happen outside of exhibition hours.

"It seems absurd to bring a bunch of beautifully-dressed people into the gallery when we can bring in a bunch of nude people," said Ringholt, who has previously led nude gallery tours at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney and MONA in Tasmania.

"We seem to forget the nude is really important to art history. The museum in itself is reductive – we have the idea of the white cube but why have we then reduced the viewer through their clothing?"

The James Turrell: A Retrospective naked tours are open to over-18s only on both 1 April and 2 April, with a maximum of 50 participants per session.
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National Gallery of Australia announces April naked tours
POSTED 18 Mar 2015 . BY Tom Anstey
The naked tours offer both a revealing look at the artwork and the people in the groups
The National Gallery of Australia has announced that, starting in April, it will introduce naked tours as part of a collaboration with Melbourne-based artist Stuart Ringholt.

The NGA says the ‘naked element’ will remove all barriers between artist and audience. the hour-long tours will happen outside of exhibition hours.

"It seems absurd to bring a bunch of beautifully-dressed people into the gallery when we can bring in a bunch of nude people," said Ringholt, who has previously led nude gallery tours at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney and MONA in Tasmania.

"We seem to forget the nude is really important to art history. The museum in itself is reductive – we have the idea of the white cube but why have we then reduced the viewer through their clothing?"

The James Turrell: A Retrospective naked tours are open to over-18s only on both 1 April and 2 April, with a maximum of 50 participants per session.
RELATED STORIES
Budget “reset” for NGA after government funding increased


The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) says it can now envisage a sustainable future, after increased Federal Government funding was announced on 17 December 2018.
National Gallery of Australia launches NGA Contemporary art space


The National Gallery of Australia in Canberra is about to open a new space which, for the first time in the gallery’s history, will be devoted to contemporary Australian art.
AUS$7m gift for National Gallery of Australia


The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) in Canberra, ACT, has been gifted AUS$7m (£4m) by Melbourne-based philanthropists Pauline and John Gandel.
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Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
WhiteWater

WhiteWater was born in 1980 with one clear purpose, to create places where families unite and make j [more...]
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A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
+ More profiles  
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Attractions industry to reunite this September at IAAPA Expo Europe in London
For the first time in more than a decade, industry leaders from across the global attractions industry will once again gather in London as part of the annual IAAPA Expo Europe, the sector’s premier international event. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center
RideHOUSE is an iconic waterplay complex purposefully designed for young kids and families to enjoy. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
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