No.1 Neighbour

Fifty years of contemporary visual art in Papua New Guinea, with a focus on the country’s relationship with Australia, is explored in a major exhibition opening at the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) from 15 October 2016 to 29 January 2017. No.1 Neighbour: Art in Papua New Guinea 1966–2016 will delight audiences with bold colour, towering…

Vale: Huang Zhuan

We have been saddened to learn of the passing of the art historian, critic and curator Huang Zhuan (1958–2016), who worked with the Gallery on the curatorial team for Beyond the Future, the 3rd Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary (APT3) in 1999. Huang was an important observer and organiser in the field of contemporary Chinese…

APT8: Brook Andrew ‘Intervening Time’ extended

Brook Andrew’s APT8 installation, ‘Intervening Time’, is a comment on the historical and contemporary narratives that shape our understanding of the Australian landscape, people and culture — it is also a prime example of the dynamic relationship between artists and museums. Over the past several decades, the relationship between the museum and the peoples and…

New Australian art secures a new generation of support

An important event took place last year when, despite being in its inaugural year and still building momentum, the QAGOMA Future Collective‘s then 28 young and engaged members came together to select the first project to receive their support. Curators passionately championed exciting and distinct projects in spaces across the Gallery. It was not an…