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…

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…

Gerhard Richter, Germany b.1932 / Atlas overview 1962-ongoing / Newspaper & Album Photos (5), 1962

The order of Memory: Gerhard Richter’s ‘Atlas’

Gerhard Richter is one of the world’s leading and most influential living artists. Throughout his long career, he has responded to some of modern history’s pivotal events, among them World War Two, the horror of the Holocaust and the postwar division of Germany. The exhibition ‘Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images‘ on show at GOMA…

Yayoi Kusama / THE SPIRITS OF THE PUMPKINS DESCENDED INTO THE HEAVENS 2015

Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow opens

A career-spanning survey of work by leading contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama opens at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) from Saturday 4 November until 11 February 2018. ‘Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow’ profiles the significant contribution of this much-loved contemporary artist. QAGOMA has enjoyed a long standing relationship with Kusama – dating…

Gerhard Richter, Germany b.1932 / Jockel (145-5) 1967

Ziggy the Westie visits GOMA to see Richter’s ‘Jockel’

‌Hi there. Remember me? I’m Ziggy the Westie and I occasionally write on cool shows at QAGOMA. You might remember my past reviews of ‘California Design: 1930–1965. Living in a Modern Way‘ (2014) and how could you forget all the great dogs in ‘Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado‘ (2012). This time I’m talking…

Yayoi Kusama, 2017

Another dot in the world: Five things to know about Yayoi Kusama

Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is an international phenomenon. Her captivating creations and unique perspective have made her a pre-eminent figure in 21st century contemporary art. QAGOMA’s long-standing relationship with Kusama and her Tokyo-based studio was established in 1989 and continues this November with our exhibition ‘Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow‘ at GOMA.…