The Queensland Art Gallery is Queensland's premier visual arts institution. The Gallery's driving philosophy is to connect art and people.Read More
The Gallery was established in 1895 as the Queensland National Art Gallery. Throughout its early history the Gallery was housed in a series of temporary premises, and did not have a permanent home until the opening of its current architecturally acclaimed building on Brisbane's south bank in 1982
The Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) opened in December 2006. Designed by sydney-based Architectus, and situated only 150 metres from the Queensland Art Gallery building, GoMA focuses on the art of the 20th and 21st Centuries.
GoMA's flagship project is the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, established in 1993 this is now a major event on the international arts calendar. The gallery is now regarded as a world leader in presenting contemporary art from the region and in 2002 established the Australian Centre of Asia-Pacific Art (ACAPA). The centre's objectives are to: further further the research, documentation, publication, acquisition and exhibition of Asian and Pacific art; support residencies, internships and other professional development opportunities for artists, scholars and museum professionals in the field of Asian and Pacific art; establish partnerships and alliances with similar organisations to attract sponsorship for the Gallery's Asian and Pacific activities.
The Gallery is also committed to profiling Indigenous Australian art and strengthening relationships with Queensland's Indigenous communities.
Artist Taloi Havini and Ruth McDougall discuss Havini's first Australian solo exhibition at Artspace Sydney.
Looking through the windows that front Indonesian artist Aditya Novali 's wall installation The Wall: Asian (Un)Real Estate Project (2011), a series of miniature apartments come into view: private interiors that are sometimes bland, strange or garish (Hello Kitty decor characterises one space, for example, while multiple Duchamp-like toilets...
On the occasion of Patricia Piccinini 's multisensory and epic retrospective, Curious Affection at Brisbane 's Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA, 24 March–5 August 2018), this interview covers Piccinini's meticulous and collaborative studio practice, and the role of narrative in her work. Curated by Peter McKay, the exhibition occupies the ground...
In 1977 Cindy Sherman began her most critically acclaimed body of work called the Untitled Film Stills (1977-1980). This series—in which Sherman photographs herself posed in different roles and settings producing a result reminiscent of Italian neorealism or American film noir—became famous for challenging the dominant gaze...
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