Zheng Guogu China, b.1970 Grand Visionary Transformation of Hevajra 2016

QAGOMA 2018 program announced

QAGOMA’s 2018 program has been announced and includes major solo exhibitions of new and recent work by leading contemporary Australian artists Patricia Piccinini and Tony Albert, and ‘The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT9). The Gallery welcomed a record 1.73 million visitors in 2016-17, the largest annual attendance in its history, and is…

Gerhard Richter, Germany b.1932 / Atlas overview 1962-ongoing / Newspaper & Album Photos (5), 1962

The order of Memory: Gerhard Richter’s ‘Atlas’

Gerhard Richter is one of the world’s leading and most influential living artists. Throughout his long career, he has responded to some of modern history’s pivotal events, among them World War Two, the horror of the Holocaust and the postwar division of Germany. The exhibition ‘Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images‘ on show at GOMA…

Gerhard Richter, Germany b.1932 / Jockel (145-5) 1967

Ziggy the Westie visits GOMA to see Richter’s ‘Jockel’

‌Hi there. Remember me? I’m Ziggy the Westie and I occasionally write on cool shows at QAGOMA. You might remember my past reviews of ‘California Design: 1930–1965. Living in a Modern Way‘ (2014) and how could you forget all the great dogs in ‘Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado‘ (2012). This time I’m talking…

‘Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images’ opens at GOMA

An extensive exhibition of works by Gerhard Richter, one of the world’s most highly regarded and influential artists, opens exclusively at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) from 14 October 2017 until 4 February 2018. This is an incredible opportunity to see the first major exhibition of Richter’s work in Australia. ‘Gerhard Richter: The Life…

Gerhard Richter, Germany b.1932 / Ella (903-1) 2007 / Oil on canvas / Private Collection / © Gerhard Richter 2017

Gerhard Richter’s remarkable command of style and genre

For more than fifty years, Gerhard Richter has proven his remarkable command of almost every style and genre of painting. That Richter is both a figurative and abstract painter is one of the most surprising aspects of his art. His painting encompasses realism based on photographs and magazine cuttings, large-scale abstracts produced by dragging layers…

Gerhard Richter Abstract painting (726) 1990

Gerhard Richter exclusively at GOMA

The first major exhibition in Australia of work by Gerhard Richter – one of the world’s most influential artists – will show exclusively at GOMA from 14 October 2017 until 4 February 2018. ‘Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images’ is a rare opportunity for Australians to experience the scope of the German artist’s extraordinary practice across six…