Japanese painted screens

The Gallery welcomes into the Collection a major group of historical Japanese works, thanks to a bequest from the estate of James Fairfax AC – the display at the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) showcases a selection of these screens, scrolls and ceramics, which highlight an aesthetic of impermanent beauty, transitory moments and the natural world,…

Mesmerising optical effects showcased in Geometries

‘Geometrics’ showcases works by both Australian and international contemporary artists who play with colour and form to create often mesmerising optical effects. The exhibition at the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) features works from the 1950s to the present day that stir the senses, engage the viewer in both mind and body and address the eyes…

Quilty

Experience ‘Quilty’ at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) from 29 June until 13 October 2019. ‘Quilty’ is the first major survey in a decade of one of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists, Ben Quilty. What’s on in Brisbane: Visit ‘Quilty’ at the Gallery of Modern Art until 13 October Featuring 70 works from the early…

Ben Quilty: Family portrait

To coincide with the ‘Quilty’ exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), the Children’s Art Centre has worked with Ben Quilty to recreate the world of his studio. What’s on in Brisbane: Visit ‘Family Portrait’ at the Gallery of Modern Art until 20 October Bring the kids and family to GOMA to experience ‘Ben…

Margaret Olley: A Generous Life

Our major exhibition celebrating the work of leading Australian artist Margaret Olley (1923-2011) opens at GOMA from 15 June, ‘Margaret Olley: A Generous Life’ features more than 100 paintings and drawings highlighting the colourful life, legacy and influence of a much-loved Australian artist. What’s on in Brisbane: Visit ‘A Generous Life’ at the Gallery of…