Aboriginal Masterworks: A legacy of Australian cultural significance

A major exhibition of Indigenous Australian art, ‘Sung into Being: Aboriginal Masterworks 1984-94’ including more than 100 paintings and sculptures by eight Australian Aboriginal artists from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection opens at the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) from 22 July 2017. The exhibition celebrates songs and ceremonies connected with the creation of the…

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

During World War Two, super-villainous Johann Schmidt (Hugo Weaving) steamrolls into a Norwegian town in search of the mythical Tesseract, while in Brooklyn, ‘Skinny’ Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) is refused enlistment in the war. Rogers’s grit nonetheless attracts the attention of Dr Abraham Erskine (Stanley Tucci) and he is enrolled in Project: Rebirth under Howard…

Thor (2011)

Director Kenneth Branagh brings gravitas to the mythical aspect of the Cinematic Universe with Thor, wielder of the star-forged hammer Mjolnir and heir to the realm of Asgard. When his coronation is interrupted by the return of the Frost Giants, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) defies his father, Odin (Anthony Hopkins), by breaking peace with their realm.…

Spider-Man: Super Hero of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Spider-Man is Marvel’s most beloved neighbourhood defender. Debuting in Amazing Fantasy 1962 #15, he recently joined the Super Heroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) on screen in Captain America: Civil War 2016. As the gatekeeper of one of the world’s richest holdings of comic book narratives – more than 8000 characters developed over nearly eight…

Albert Namatjira’s legacy celebrated

‎The first chapter in the newly reconfigured Australian Collection display at the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) is now open, leading with an exploration of the life and lasting legacy of Albert Namatjira. ‘Indigenous Australian Collection: Namatjira Story’ concentrates on one of the largest thematic holdings in the Gallery’s Collection, including a special focus on the…