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Main Title: A place across the river : they aspired to create the Victorian Arts Centre / Vicki Fairfax. Book Cover
Author: Fairfax, Vicki.
Imprint: South Yarra, Vic. : Macmillan Art Publishing, 2002.
Collation: 320 p. : ill., portraits, bib., index, pbk ; 26 cm.
Subject: Victorian Arts Centre (Southbank, Vic.)
National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) (Southbank, Vic.)
State Theatre, Southbank
Melbourne Concert Hall, Southbank
Art galleries
Concert halls.
Cinemas and theatres
Southbank (Vic.) (Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Country)
ISBN: 1876832134
Contents include: Wirth's Circus / Park; Green Mill chapter 1.. Vicki Fairfax's account of the struggle to build an Arts Centre for all Victorians located in the heart of Melbourne makes for very exciting reading. Set against problems ranging from identifying and securing a site to seeing it completed and in operating mode many years later, the story provides insights into the generosity, creativity and vision of the many people involved. This book, with its hundreds of historic photos, plans and drawings will interest arts academics and architectural enthusiasts alike.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 725.804 VCA FAI Available