From the Director: Spring update

The Gallery has seen some intense activity since APT8 closed: we’ve opened no less than four important exhibitions in as many weeks over May and June. The vibrant palette of the late Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori’s Dulka Warngiid – Land of All exhibition, which has filled the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) with the spirit of north…

Ground-breaking exhibition at the National Museum of Cambodia

In the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh this week, Cambodian artists who have participated in the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT) take centre stage in a landmark exhibition, acknowledging the role QAGOMA has played in supporting projects by Cambodian artists through its collecting and exhibition program. Histories of the Future places some of…

Celebrating modernists of India

Two seminal Indian artists of the twentieth century have captured the international spotlight this year, as the subject of major retrospectives in art centres of the Western-art world. A few weeks ago Indian modernist Nasreen Mohamedi’s exhibition concluded at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, a monographic survey which opened the Met Breuer, The…

APT8: Brook Andrew ‘Intervening Time’ extended

Brook Andrew’s APT8 installation, ‘Intervening Time’, is a comment on the historical and contemporary narratives that shape our understanding of the Australian landscape, people and culture — it is also a prime example of the dynamic relationship between artists and museums. Over the past several decades, the relationship between the museum and the peoples and…