New Media, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

Opening 3 August, the ‘National New Media Art Award 2012’ is an exciting overview of Australian artists working at the intersection of art and technology. Selected from across Australia, the exhibition profiles innovation made possible through the use of advanced medical apparatus, motion-tracking sensors, increasingly sophisticated custom programming and even nano-technologies. An interesting trend to…

The Spanish are coming

Kings, gods, saints and sinners, dogs and very small people will feature among the cast of characters to be seen in a Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado. The exhibition, an Australian first and exclusive to Brisbane, presents a portrait of Spain that starts with the perspectives of royal monarchs, their children, courtiers and jesters. The…

2012 Queensland Art Gallery Foundation Appeal — it’s happening now!

Right now, the Queensland Art Gallery is showing 37 magnificent historical Aboriginal works that we are working to acquire through our 2012 Appeal. Can you help? These objects tell a uniquely Queensland story. When Europeans arrived, Queensland was home to many of the richest and most exciting Aboriginal cultures on the continent. Best known are the…