An improbable performance

Michael Parekowhai is one of New Zealand’s leading contemporary artists. Primarily sculptural, his works often play with scale and space, using humour to comment on the intersections between national narratives, colonial histories and popular culture. Parekowhai is known for bringing together an array of references, sometimes in a single object, with in-jokes and snippets of…

Think like a conservator

The sculpture collection at QAGOMA is incredibly diverse with a wide range of materials, sizes, shapes, and display requirements. Every day is a day of problem solving, so watch ‘Think Like A Conservator’ with Elizabeth Thompson, Sculpture Conservator at QAGOMA. Gain an insight into the treatment being undertaken to prepare Gabriel Orozco’s sculpture Double tail which…

Design meets art – ideas meet at GOMA

As part of GOMA turning ten, the Gallery has launched a new Ambassador program of supporters to assist in advocating GOMA as a space where people can connect to the relevance and transformative potential of contemporary art and ideas. These Ambassadors are successful across a range of different fields, reflecting the diversity of GOMA’s audiences.…

We’re bringing back your favourite work for #GOMA10

This summer we’re bringing back your favourite artworks to celebrate GOMA turning 10 – yes 10! We recently asked you to let us know what work you were most excited to see returning and the resounding winner was – Carsten Höller’s Left/Right Slide 2010. We can now confirm that Höller’s much-loved slide will again spiral…

You, me, art and everything: GOMA turns 10

Sugar Spin: you, me, art and everything is our major, free exhibition headlining the tenth anniversary celebrations for the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) this year. ‘Sugar Spin’ will showcase contemporary works from the collection across GOMA, every delight that ‘Sugar Spin’ offers also has an edge and the complex connections between humanity and the natural world…

GOMA kicks off Ten Year Celebrations with ‘A World View’

GOMA will celebrate its tenth anniversary this year with exciting new artwork commissions and a program of major exhibitions commencing with ‘A World View: The Tim Fairfax Gift’. Since the opening of GOMA in December 2006, the two-site Gallery has established a wide-reaching reputation as a dynamic artist-driven cultural institution. The building’s tenth anniversary was…