Watch Alick Tipoti create his mural ‘Kudusur’

 

‘Kudusur’ translates as ‘poling with elbow’. This work is Alick Tipoti’s interpretation of the spiritual ancestors, Thoegay and Kang, know to his people as the Zugubal. Thoegay and Kang are two brothers, who extend their elbows and use them as paddles for their canoe. Keen-sighted Thoegay sits at the front, and Kang is blind and sits at…

Gerhard Richter, Germany b.1932 / Orchid (848-9) 1997

5 reasons to see ‘Gerhard Richter: The life of images’

For more than fifty years, German artist Gerhard Richter has proven his remarkable command of almost every style and genre of painting. Here we have listed 5 reasons for you to see ‘Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images‘ currently on show at GOMA. To be amazed … at how gerhard Richter can paint an exquisite object…

Noel McKenna, Australia b.1956 / Big Things, Australia 2004

Noel McKenna maps Australia

As a career artist since the early 1980s, Noel McKenna has honed what is best described as an idiosyncratic vision in paint, print and the occasional ceramic. Those who are already aware of his practice will know that his regular subjects include napping pets, cats and dogs begging for food at the table, watchful birds,…

Immerse yourself in Gerhard Richter’s life of images

These featured videos were recorded during QAGOMA’s exhibition lecture series and opening weekend Symposium. Hear from experts and curators as they highlight aspects of German artist Gerhard Richter’s practice. Visit the ‘The Life of Images’ website to find related events within our ongoing program. Over more than half a century, Richter has demonstrated a remarkable command…

Suckling pig, pecan, grape, lichen

GOMA Restaurant takes out two Chef’s Hats, third year running

Chef’s Hats are awarded on assessment of ambience, service, ‘x-factor’ and food, with a focus on customer experience, with over 500 restaurants reviewed for this year’s awards. For the third consecutive year GOMA Restaurant has been awarded two Chef’s Hats in the 2018 National Good Food Guide. The GOMA Restaurant is one of only six…

Zheng Guogu China, b.1970 Grand Visionary Transformation of Hevajra 2016

QAGOMA 2018 program announced

QAGOMA’s 2018 program has been announced and includes major solo exhibitions of new and recent work by leading contemporary Australian artists Patricia Piccinini and Tony Albert, and ‘The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT9). The Gallery welcomed a record 1.73 million visitors in 2016-17, the largest annual attendance in its history, and is…