Investing in the development of QAGOMA’s Collection

Now in its third year, QAGOMA’s youngest supporter group, the Future Collective are putting their combined might behind Australian artists and investing in the development of the Gallery’s Collection. The group met at GOMA last month to discuss all things commissioning and hear from the artist they voted to commission two new works by in…

Sweetmelt

‘Sugar Spin: you, me, art and everything’ marks ten years of GOMA, inviting us into a playful space of excess, colour and abundance. Drawing together more than 250 works, the exhibition celebrates GOMA and the creative depth and diversity of the Collection. As ‘Sugar Spin’ draws to a close on Monday 17 April, we start…

Behind the scenes with Channel Seven Queensland!

During the media preview of our brand new ‘Sugar Spin’ exhibition, we hung out with Sammie O’Brien and Katrina Blowers from Channel Seven Queensland to hear all about their favourite artworks. Turns out everyone is getting into our 10th birthday celebrations! SAMMIE O’BRIEN Sammie – Channel Seven Queensland’s youngest-ever member of the presenting team is a…

GOMA turns ten

GOMA turns ten this weekend and everyone is invited to join in the celebrations. The special milestone includes the unveiling of a major new public artwork by Queensland Indigenous artist Judy Watson, the opening of the exhibition ‘Sugar Spin: you, me, art and everything‘, live performances of American artist Nick Cave’s vibrant HEARD 2012, hands-on workshops,…

How did we install Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir’s ‘Nervescape V’?

Nervescape V by Icelandic artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir adorns the walls of the Long Gallery, transforming GOMA as we celebrate it turning ten. Exuberant, tactile and sprawling, her installation is constructed from massed bundles of synthetic hair. Under her influence, the smooth white walls of the gallery become something much more animal, untamed and surreal. > EXPLORE…

Interview: Geraldine Barlow, Curator of ‘Sugar Spin’

We recently caught up with Geraldine Barlow, Curator of International Art and the very busy curator behind the upcoming exhibition ‘Sugar Spin: you, me, art and everything’ opening this weekend at GOMA. Sugar Spin is our celebration of 10 years of GOMA. It will feature over 250 contemporary artworks exploring light, space, architecture and the senses.…