A little culture then:
ART treasures worth $7 million have been banned from sale as two former lovers trade barbs in a legal fight involving Deputy Lord Mayor Gary Singer.
Pitted against each other in the battle for riches are ex-partners National Gallery of Victoria curator Geoffrey Smith and art dealer Robert Gould.
At the heart of the feud are paintings by Australian masters including Sidney Nolan, Arthur Boyd and Charles Blackman.
The court fight has unveiled a lifestyle of overseas trips, designer suits, extravagant dinners, property portfolios and an alleged love triangle.
TIGHT ARTS TUESDAY
Speaking of art, this is some other TT. Which is odd, really, and not a little coincidental, because yesterday Boynton and I clipped our freebie coupons from the Herald Sun and tooled along to the Pablo Show at the NGV. There were hundreds of paintings, photos and fillums on display, many of which we enjoyed seeing (Or is that viewing?) despite having to endure the experience with hoards of other vile couponistas: