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…

New Permanent Display Of Indigenous Australian Art

The Gallery will unveil a new permanent display of Indigenous Australian art when ‘Everywhen Everywhere’ opens this Saturday at the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG). The collection-based exhibition presents historical and contemporary works by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists in a prominent and permanent location in the Gallery. As well as representing the Gallery’s commitment…

Death and Life

Death and Life: rakuny ga walnga focuses on the universal regenerative cycle of death, engendering new life. Included are more than 70 bark paintings, memorial poles, sculptures and weavings by 34 artists from Arnhem Land in northern Australia. The works reflect the languages, moieties, clan affiliations and connections of the artists with their country: from…