Watch how James Turrell’s Architectural Light will transform GOMA

This animation gives a sense of how GOMA in Brisbane will be transformed by James Turrell’s magnificent Architectural Light commission. QAGOMA is dedicated to bringing a long-dormant vision for the GOMA building to life some ten years after its opening. The city and community can equally share in this truly public artwork which will be…

From the Director: James Turrell light commission to transform GOMA

I am delighted to unveil our plan to transform Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art’s  ‘white box’ into a monumentally-scaled solid light wall. Part of the architects’ design concept by Architectus + Davenport Campbell lead architects Kerry Clare, Lindsay Clare and James Jones was for GOMA to have an artist-illuminated ‘white box’ on the building’s eastern…

Investing in the development of QAGOMA’s Collection

Now in its third year, QAGOMA’s youngest supporter group, the Future Collective are putting their combined might behind Australian artists and investing in the development of the Gallery’s Collection. The group met at GOMA last month to discuss all things commissioning and hear from the artist they voted to commission two new works by in…

Vale: Win Schubert

It was with deep sadness that the Gallery – and the greater Queensland arts community – said farewell to one of its greatest supporters and friends, Mrs Win Schubert AO, following her recent passing. Mrs Schubert was one of the most generous benefactors in the QAGOMA Foundation’s 37 year history. Her inspiring patronage – which spanned…

James Turrell to create a new work for GOMA

A major architectural light installation by internationally renowned light artist James Turrell (United States, b.1943) is set to transform Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). QAGOMA Director Chris Saines said the James Turrell commission would illuminate GOMA’s facade at night with support from the Queensland Government, generous donations from leading benefactors, and the 2017 QAGOMA…