The beautiful, disquieting work of Chiharu Shiota

Opening at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) from 18 June 2022, ‘The Soul Trembles’ — a major touring exhibition organised by Mori Art Museum, Tokyo — is the largest and most comprehensive survey of the work of Chiharu Shiota. TIMED-TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW Since the 1990s, Chiharu Shiota has developed a performance and installation…

Family ties

Our family relationships shape who we are and who we will become. Through photography, painting, wearable art, sculpture and installation, the young artists of ‘Creative Generation 2022’ consider the influences of family on their identity in contemporary society. ‘The natural instinct when we are growing up is to shy away from family traditions’, reflects Creative…

2022 program announced

We launch the 2022 program with a line-up including a solo exhibition in June of work by Japanese-born, Berlin-based artist Chiharu Shiota, and a summer blockbuster on air and its centrality to life. Chiharu Shiota (18 June – 3 October 2022) ‘Chiharu Shiota: The Soul Trembles’ highlights twenty-five years of Chiharu Shiota’s practice across large-scale…

Voices and visions come alive: Asia Pacific video

Artists in the Asia Pacific region were quick to embrace the possibilities of video art as it first began to emerge, and the region is home to some of the world’s leading moving image artists. With techniques that range from the most basic use of a handheld video camera to elaborate, theatrical productions, video continues…

Fine Lines: Meticulous brushwork in figurative painting

‘Fine Lines’ presents a selection of the Gallery’s eighteenth- and nineteenth century Indian miniatures alongside works by contemporary artists from India, Pakistan, Iran, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand. The exhibition traces the application of meticulous brushwork in figurative painting across a broad geography and range of pictorial styles Emerging more than two millennia ago…

The language of nature

Vincent van Gogh (1853–90) and Claude Monet (1840–1926) did more than paint a natural setting, they both celebrated nature. van Gogh’s The Flowering Orchard 1888 was inspired by the provençal sunshine and flowering fields of Arles, where Monet’s lily pad-laden sensation Water Lilies 1916–19 was completed in his own garden at Giverny.  LIST OF WORKS:…