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Here I Came to the Very Edge 2020 Exhibition at MoB

Throughout her 2017 Q ANZAC 100 Fellowship at the State Library of Queensland, Greer researched the experience of soldiers and servicepeople during the First World War. Accessing photographs, letters and diaries from the library archive allowed Greer to develop a deeper insight into the lives of Queensland soldiers, reverends and other wartime workers. Greer continues to translate these stories into her artworks today.   //   This series encourages us to remember and ...

miffy & friends exhibition!

A deceptively unassuming figure, Miffy's outward simplicity belies a legacy grounded in the 20th century avant-garde–abstractionism, colour theory and De Stjil–and owes a debt of influence to the likes of Matisse, Léger and Mondrian. Miffy embodies a universal language of minimalism, expressing a myriad of emotions and subtle nuances that can be understood across generations and cultural milieus.   //   miffy & friends pairs original Bruna drawings and illustr...

Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Ocean Predators Exhibition

While dinosaurs may have ruled the land, giant marine reptiles hunted the depths of the sea. The Sea Monsters exhibition brings together real fossils from millions of years ago and gigantic replicas including a 13-metre long Elasmosaurus and 9-metre long Prognathodon, alongside hands-on interactives, including a 180-degree immersive video that puts you right inside the action and much more.   //   What can their fossilised bones tell us about how they lived? How do ...

European Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art is coming to GOMA

This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity allows visitors to experience works by painters such as Fra Angelico, Titian, Raphael, Rembrandt, Turner, Van Gogh and Monet, direct from The Met’s collection – one of the finest collections of European painting in the world, the majority of which rarely leave permanent display in New York. Highlights of the exhibition include Fra Angelico’s finely painted altarpiece The Crucifixion of ca. 1420–23; Titian’s poetic Venus and Adonis of the ...

RAZZLE DAZZLE – Outdoor Gallery around Brisbane!

RAZZLE DAZZLE considers the nature of public space and individuals within it - particularly people who for different reasons, may feel hyper-visible or invisible. Considering ideas of identity, spectacle, and camouflage, the artists included use patterning, colour, or adornment to either hide, exaggerate, or transform.   //   Brisbane City Council's Outdoor Gallery transforms Brisbane's laneways and city streets into imaginative, curious and engaging spaces. Comprising ...

Man & Wah: CELESTON 2 Exhibition

CELESTON 2 extends on a video work Man & Wah developed during Museum of Brisbane’s Artists @ Home residency program, during the COVID-19 lockdown in early 2020. It is a curated amalgamation of audio, video and photographic material centred on the cosmic and botanical worlds, drawn from the artists’ extensive catalogue created over the past seven years.   //   The work was informed by Man & Wah’s attempt to make sense of the unfolding global events and the ...

The Motorcycle – Design, Art, Desire exhibition is coming to GOMA this November

Featuring more than 100 innovative and influential motorcycles from the 1860s to present day, it will consider the iconic vehicle from the perspective of social history, popular culture, design and technology. The exhibition will tap into the appeal of this enduring object of design and art, looking at the motorcycle’s past, present and future.   //   Highlights of the exhibition will include: A 1868 Michaux-Perraux, the first steam powered velocipede and oldest ...

The Bunnies are coming to Brisbane!

The very large white rabbits, illuminated in stark white light, have been taking over the planet. The bunnies of Intrude stand enormous, yet relaxed and appear to be quite at home in their new patch. – Artist, Amanda Parer   //   Standing tall yet relaxed at seven-metres high, the bunnies of Intrude will see their first visit to Brisbane as this world-renowned artwork installation lands at Eagle Street Pier. Brisbane’s premier Riverside dining precinct is pleased to ...

Céline Sciamma: Portrait of a Lady on Fire retrospective

Sciamma received widespread critical acclaim for her coming-of-age trilogy (Water Lilies 2007, Tomboy 2011 and Girlhood 2014), and has been highly sought after as a scriptwriter. She was awarded the Best Screenplay and Queer Palm awards at the most recent Cannes Film Festival for her directorial feature Portrait of a Lady on Fire 2019.   //   This program brings together Sciamma’s evocative cinematic style and distinct approach to filmmaking showcasing her works as ...

Giants Among Us video installation is currently playing at Metro Arts

Passers-by become audience as they bear witness to gentle giants sharing an invitation to pause, watch and listen. Towering above passers-by, children peer, play and pace, asking audiences the question; do you notice us now?   //   Created in collaboration with children through a series of exploratory workshops, Giants Among Us is a reflection on Article 13 of the UN Convention on the rights of the Child, which states that “the child shall have the right to freedom of ...