GOMA kicks off Ten Year Celebrations with ‘A World View’

GOMA will celebrate its tenth anniversary this year with exciting new artwork commissions and a program of major exhibitions commencing with ‘A World View: The Tim Fairfax Gift’. JOIN US In Conversation – The Gift of Giving 1pm | Sunday 12 June Join Tim Fairfax AC in conversation with Chris Saines, Director, QAGOMA, for insights…

Fascinating Female Character Studies now at GOMA Cinema

To complement the major ‘Cindy Sherman’ exhibition at GOMA, the Gallery’s Australian Cinémathèque will present ‘In Character’, a program of more than 65 films focusing on ideas and personas also reflected in Sherman’s photography. As the exhibition of leading international artist Cindy Sherman features headshots of Hollywood stereotypes, society portraits, fashion socialites and clowns, ‘In…

Major public artwork for GOMA

QAGOMA today announced it would commission a major public artwork by an established Queensland Indigenous artist to be positioned at the entry of the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). The Queensland Indigenous Artist Public Art Commission would make a significant addition to the memorable public artworks already situated in the Cultural Precinct by leading Australian…

Foundation Appeal launched for Michael Zavros ‘Self-Portrait’

At an exclusive launch at the Gallery of Modern Art, this striking self-portrait Bad dad 2013 by Michael Zavros was announced as the focus of the QAGOMA Foundation 2016 Appeal. This is the first time a work by a contemporary Queensland artist had been the sole focus of the Foundation’s Annual appeal. With the help of…

APT8 breaks 600 000 attendance

‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT8) came to a close on Sunday, with more than 600 000 people experiencing the critically-acclaimed exhibition since it opened in November 2015. Attendance continued to build after the record opening weekend that attracted more than 30 000 visitors and this Triennial had been the most highly…

All-female line-up for Cindy Sherman Up Late

GOMA will present a line-up of genre-defying, risk-taking musicians across seven dates when the Cindy Sherman Up Late program commences Friday 17 June 2016. Presented in conjunction with the ‘Cindy Sherman’ exhibition from 28 May, the Gallery’s popular after-hours program celebrates the power of ‘she’ with an all-female line-up of international and Australian performers including…