Inge King and Bea Maddock: Respected figures in Australian art

The recent passing of Inge King, AM, and Bea Maddock, AM, saw the loss of two significant and highly respected figures in Australian art. We commemorate these great women in the Collection. Inge King Ingeborg Viktoria (Inge) King, AM, (1915–2016) was a leading non-figurative sculptor in Australia for more than five decades. Born in Berlin,…

Vale: Bea Maddock

The Gallery acknowledges and is saddened by the recent passing of Beatrice (Bea) Maddock in Launceston, Tasmania on 9 April 2016. Maddock, one of Australia’s much loved and respected contemporary artists was awarded the Order of Australia in 1991. Between 1993 and 1998 Maddock created TERRA SPIRITUS … with a darker shade of pale, a…

Experience the Journey: Bea Maddock’s TERRA SPIRITUS…

To truly appreciate the epic work that is TERRA SPIRITUS … with a darker shade of pale 1993–98, you must immerse yourself within the mediative space and absorb this expansive installation which reaches almost 40 metres in length. This work has been described as Bea Maddock’s ‘Magnum Opus’1, indeed it is the accumulation of not only…