Courage and Beauty: Symbolism

For over two decades, Brisbane collector and benefactor James C. Sourris AM has amassed an extraordinary collection of postwar and contemporary Australian art. ‘Courage and Beauty: The James C. Sourris AM Collection’ at the Gallery of Modern Art until 25 June 2023 demonstrates Sourris’s drive to acquire exceptional works of art — especially those that…

Vale: Madonna Staunton

QAGOMA acknowledges the loss of greatly respected Brisbane artist, Madonna Staunton. Known principally for her delicate collages and small contemplative of works on paper, Madonna established her reputation during the 1970s and worked right up to late 2019 even in ailing health.   Staunton’s indomitable and generous spirit had a remarkable capacity to change and…

Madonna Staunton: Out of a Clear Blue Sky

Exhibition Curator Peter McKay interviews Madonna Staunton Madonna Staunton’s first major exhibition at QAGOMA since 1994, and her first major exhibition since 2003 demonstrates Staunton’s remarkable capacity to change and adapt, reintroduce and renew. Bringing many of the artist’s key achievements together. One of Queensland’s greatest living artists, Madonna Staunton has made a major contribution…

Out of a Clear Blue Sky

For nearly 50 years, Queensland artist Madonna Staunton has been creating a significant and personal body of work in both paint and collage. We explore her works, which are the subject of the exhibition ‘Madonna Staunton:Out of a Clear Blue Sky’, currently in the Glencore Queensland Artists’ Gallery at QAG. Madonna Staunton is well recognised…