GOMA Q: Kim Guthrie in conversation

Kim Guthrie is a compulsive photographer. He documents his encounters with the people, objects, scenes, signs and settings that he encounters daily in his surrounds and travels. Guthrie explains: I’ve spent most of my career to date being overlooked and ignored because the world admires popular culture and my worldview is an un-popular culture — things the…

Swags and Swamp Rats

‘Swags and Swamp Rats’ is the seventh Children’s Art Centre exhibition developed in collaboration with a contemporary Australian artist. It takes children on a journey with Robert MacPherson and introduces them to the people, places and objects that inspire him. Need some inspiration for these school holidays? We are thrilled to have had the opportunity…

Daniel Crooks slices time at GOMA

Melbourne-based artist Daniel Crooks explores the elasticity of time and space through his ‘time slice’ projects which isolate and offset small slices of video footage to create mesmerising studies of people and the world. More recently, his work has extruded into the third dimension, with the use of time as a physical medium. ‘Daniel Crooks:…

Robert MacPherson: The Painter’s Reach

The Gallery presents a long-awaited major exhibition by Robert MacPherson, one of Australia’s most respected and senior artists. MacPherson has a 40-year exhibition history, including several Sydney Biennales and many international exhibitions. Guest curated by Ingrid Periz — a former Harkness Fellow and a graduate of the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program and New York…

‘GOMA Q: Contemporary Queensland Art’ Emerging Writers Competition

Are you an emerging arts writer? As part of ‘GOMA Q: Contemporary Queensland Art‘ you have the opportunity to enter our Emerging Writers competition, and win the chance to be published on our blog. We’re looking for talented writers who have something interesting to say about the work on display in ‘GOMA Q’, particularly the younger…

Emily Floyd’s ‘Steiner rainbow’ 2006

Just about everyone in Brisbane must have heard that we recently celebrated GOMA’s 5th Birthday on Friday 2nd December 2011! Melbourne sculptor Emily Floyd has very generously gifted to the Gallery the perfect birthday present for a youngster like GOMA — her Steiner rainbow 2006. Part of the weekend celebrations were a series of talks…