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…

Inge King and Bea Maddock: Respected figures in Australian art

The recent passing of Inge King, AM, and Bea Maddock, AM, saw the loss of two significant and highly respected figures in Australian art. We commemorate these great women in the Collection. Inge King Ingeborg Viktoria (Inge) King, AM, (1915–2016) was a leading non-figurative sculptor in Australia for more than five decades. Born in Berlin,…

Vale: Inge King

The Gallery is saddened by the recent passing of renowned German-born Australian sculptor Inge King in Melbourne on 24 April 2016. A pioneer of Australian contemporary sculpture, King moved to Australia in 1951 and was a founding member of the Centre Five group of sculptors who came to prominence in Melbourne in the 1960s and…