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Inga Walton

Creatures Great & Small

July 3, 2017 |

Animal Kingdom

Inga Walton  

As part of the annual the ‘House of Ideas’ series at The Johnston Collection, Animal Kingdom (until 19 September, 2017), positions the work of seven contemporary artists alongside those pieces of a similar theme drawn … Read More

Versailles: Palace of Dreams

April 4, 2017 |

by Inga Walton  

“Since the sun is the emblem of Louis XIV, and poets link the sun with Apollo, there is nothing in this superb house that does not relate to this divinity” – André Félibien, Court historian, 1674.1 … Read More

Bvlgari Belissima

December 4, 2016 |

by Inga Walton  

“The only Italian word Elizabeth knows is Bulgari”. (Richard Burton on Elizabeth Taylor).1   Widely recognised as the quintessential Italian jewellery and luxury accessories company, Bulgari actually has its origins in Greece with the silversmith Constantinos … Read More

A Last Moment with Marilyn

August 4, 2016 |

Inga Walton   “I sit in front of the mirror for hours looking for signs of age. Yet I like old people; they have great qualities that younger people don’t have. I want to grow old without facelifts. They take … Read More

A Moment with Marilyn – Part 3

July 2, 2016 |

Inga Walton  

“The one thing a person wants most in life is usually something basic that money can’t buy. I’m not the girl next door – I’m not a goody-goody – but I think I’m human. As far as … Read More

A Moment with Marilyn – Part 2

June 1, 2016 |

Inga Walton  

“I was full of a strange feeling, as if I were two people. One of them was Norma Jeane from the orphanage who belonged to nobody. The other was someone whose name I didn’t know. But I … Read More

A Moment with Marilyn – Part 1

May 3, 2016 |

by Inga Walton  

“In private life she was not in the least what her calumniators would have wished her to be. She was very quiet, had great natural dignity (I cannot imagine anyone who knew her trying to take … Read More

Splendours of the Mediaeval World

May 3, 2016 |

by Inga Walton  

The recent and extensive exhibition Medieval Power: Symbols & Splendour (11 December, 2015-10 April, 2016) was curated specifically for Queensland Museum by Naomi Speakman (Curator of Late Medieval Europe), and her colleague Dr. Michael Lewis (Head … Read More

The Forever Princess

February 2, 2016 |

by Inga Walton

(re-edited article originally published in Trouble October 2009)  

A long time ago, in a film franchise not too far away, the Museum of Science in Boston and Lucasfilm conjured up an exhibition …

It is fair … Read More

David Bowie: The Man Who Fell to Melbourne

January 12, 2016 |

Inga Walton (originally published Trouble isn 128, October 2015)

  “We keep talking about Bowie, and actually we’re talking about ‘the myth of Bowie’. I’m not sure he even knows who he is anymore, rather like some actors … because … Read More