For all you lovers of French art and culture, a major exhibition is coming to the National Gallery of Australia. December to April.
Toulouse-Lautrec is the National Gallery of Australiaís next summer exhibition and will run from 14 December 2012 to 2 April 2013. The Australian public have never before had the opportunity to see a major retrospective exhibition devoted to the art of French 19th century artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec in painting, drawing, posters and prints.
Toulouse-Lautrec will examine the artistís abilities as an acute observer of Parisian life, his skill as a draughtsman, his experimentation in composition and the brilliance of his technical execution in all media. The exhibition will shed new light on Toulouse-Lautrec through an examination of his involvement in Parisian cultureóthe high life and the low life.
The exhibition will trace Toulouse-Lautrecís career from his earliest works to his extraordinary depictions of the Paris social scene, the dance halls, the cafť-concerts, the brothels and theatres. This he did in an insightful way, capturing the essence of his Parisian characters and haunts. Toulouse-Lautrecís subject matter was to become thoroughly modern and he became an influential figure in the evolution of the art of the twentieth century.
All you need to know is here: http://nga.gov.au/Lautrec/
And you can also win a Renault Megane