Fairy Tales: ‘The Nightingale & the Rose’ reimagined

Youthful transgressions and immaturity play out in many fairy tales, but few are as heartbreaking as Oscar Wilde’s original tale, ‘The Nightingale and the Rose’, one of five stories in The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888), his collection written for children. This affecting tale exploring themes of unrequited love, sacrifice and superficiality is captured…

Fairy Tales: Cherished stories brought to life

‘Fairy Tales’ brings the enchantment of cherished stories to life through visual art, design and film. In the exhibition artists, designers and filmmakers respond to the timeless allure of fairy tales in our major summer exhibition at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). Buy Tickets to ‘Fairy Tales’ Until 28 April 2024 Gallery of Modern…

Fairy Tales: Unmissable films in December

Fairy tales have always been a means of speaking truth to power; challenging injustice and providing hope. The ‘Fairy Tales Cinema: Truth, Power and Enchantment’ free film program presents beloved classics alongside contemporary retellings and highlights how filmmakers have innovated on older stories to resonate in different times and contexts. Screening this week and upcoming…

Fairy Tales: Remixed & Remade

The ‘Fairy Tales’ exhibition at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) until 28 April 2024 assembles the work of contemporary artists, designers and filmmakers who interrogate the fairy tale through an expansive range of media. Buy Tickets to ‘Fairy Tales’ Until 28 April 2024 Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane Works of sculpture, installation, painting, photography,…

Go behind-the-scenes as we install ‘Fairy Tales’

Fairy tales transport us to faraway lands that exist out of time. In much-loved and endlessly retold stories overflowing with kings and queens, castles and carriages, feasts and riches, we find adventure, community, happiness and love. Buy Tickets to ‘Fairy Tales’ Until 28 April 2024 Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane Go behind-the-scenes at Brisbane’s Gallery…

Fairy Tale intrigue abounds in snow globes

The ‘Fairy Tales’ exhibition at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) until 28 April 2024 brings together a selection of 15 works from contemporary American and Spanish artists Walter Martin and Paloma Muñoz’s ongoing ‘Travelers’ series of snow globes, acquired for the Collection with the generous support of Tim Fairfax AC, each of which presents…