Develop a richer perspective on our place in the world

‘A World View: The Tim Fairfax Gift’ honours the remarkable and far‑reaching generosity of Tim Fairfax, AC, who has supported the Gallery in acquiring more than 70 ambitious contemporary international artworks. From vast installations to intimate sculptures, these works have enriched the experience of many Gallery visitors and enabled a deeper understanding of human experience…

From the Director: A World View – now open at GOMA

It has been my distinct pleasure, as Director of this Gallery, to form a close working relationship with Tim Fairfax. It’s a delight to work with a benefactor so receptive to new ideas, but whose spirit of generosity is so well grounded. Never perturbed by the marvellous diversity of works we put forward, he leaves things to…

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’. JOIN US In Conversation – The Gift of Giving 1pm | Sunday 12 June Join Tim Fairfax AC in conversation with Chris Saines, Director, QAGOMA, for insights…

A World View

An exhibition of works in the Collection acquired with the support of Tim Fairfax, AC, will open on GOMA’s ground floor on Saturday 11 June, honouring the visionary generosity of the QAGOMA Foundation President and leading benefactor. A World View: The Tim Fairfax Gift celebrates a decade of artworks acquired through the support of a single generous benefactor. Tim…

The sublime and cultural difference

‘Sublime: Contemporary Works from the Collection’ draws together culturally diverse points of contact with notions of the sublime through major works from QAGOMA’s Australian and international collections. Here, we trace some of the multiple historical and cultural narratives surrounding the sublime. In the last 30 years there has been sustained attention to concepts of the sublime in…

Sculpture is Everything

A brooding mass of 300 tyre tubes hovering like clouds; dance machines from the Torres Strait Islands; two giant red polar bears and a seal balancing a baby grand piano on its nose are among more than 130 sculptures that have transformed GOMA’s ground floor. ‘Sculpture is Everything: Contemporary works from the Collection‘ challenges understandings…