Foundation reaches appeal target for Michael Zavros ‘Bad dad’

The 2016 Foundation Appeal has secured the striking self-portrait Bad dad 2013 by Queensland artist Michael Zavros for the Gallery’s Collection. Since launching in April 2016, 170 donations have been received in support of the Appeal with Foundation President Tim Fairfax AC delighted with the generosity of benefactors who ensured the success of the campaign. The Appeal also…

‘Time of others’ opens at GOMA

‘Time of others’, a collaborative exhibition developed by four leading museums in the Asia Pacific and featuring 19 artists from across the region is now open at GOMA. The exhibition is a collaboration between QAGOMA, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (MOT), National Museum of Art, Osaka (NMAO) and Singapore Art Museum (SAM). The Gallery is…

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…