Into the night: An interview with James Turrell

James Turrell’s Architectural Light series represents the artist’s smallest works in number, but the largest in terms of sheer physical size, and they adorn public and private buildings and structures around the world, including, of course, the Gallery of Modern Art’s (GOMA) Night Life 2018. In this interview, I spoke with James Turrell from the…

QAGOMA Foundation: Integral to the story of our Collection

As the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) celebrates 125 years since its establishment on 29 March 2020, we look at the role of the Foundation in sustaining a philanthropic community at QAGOMA that has been integral to the story of the Gallery’s Collection and the success of its exhibitions and other…

James Turrell’s GOMA light installation

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. Turrell’s major light installation will illuminate the facade of GOMA in Brisbane from 7.00pm, then from dusk until 12 midnight daily. QAGOMA Director Chris Saines…

Watch how James Turrell’s Architectural Light will transform GOMA

This animation gives a sense of how GOMA in Brisbane 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…