James Turrell’s GOMA light installation will launch in April

For more than half a century, international artist James Turrell (United States, b.1943) has worked with light and space to create immersive and moving artworks that play with viewers’ perceptions. james Turrell’s major light installation will illuminate the facade of GOMA from 7.00pm on Friday 20 April 2018 QAGOMA Director Chris Saines confirmed the eastern…

Watch how James Turrell’s Architectural Light will transform GOMA

This animation gives a sense of how GOMA will be transformed by James Turrell’s magnificent Architectural Light commission. QAGOMA is dedicated to bringing a long-dormant vision for the GOMA building to life some ten years after its opening. The city and community can equally share in this truly public artwork which will be illuminated nightly.…

From the Director: James Turrell light commission to transform GOMA

As we continue to mark GOMA’s 10th year, I am delighted to unveil our plan to transform the Gallery of Modern Art’s  ‘white box’ into a monumentally-scaled solid light wall. Part of the architects’ design concept by Architectus + Davenport Campbell lead architects Kerry Clare, Lindsay Clare and James Jones was for GOMA to have an…

James Turrell to create a new work for GOMA

A major architectural light installation by internationally renowned light artist James Turrell (United States, b.1943) is set to transform the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). QAGOMA Director Chris Saines said the James Turrell commission would illuminate GOMA’s facade at night with support from the Queensland Government, generous donations from leading benefactors, and the 2017 QAGOMA Foundation…