Exhibitions 210 results

Khadim Ali – Invisible Border Exhibition

In his largest Australian solo exhibition to date, Hazara artist Khadim Ali explores the normalisation of war and the experience of refugees through a series of poetic installations and textile works. Invisible Border comprises sound installation, miniature painting, and a monumental 9-metre-long tapestry, hand woven by a community of Hazara men and women, some who have lost family members in war. Featuring existing work alongside new commissions developed for the IMA, the exhibition will ...

On Fire: Climate and Crisis exhibition at The Institute of Modern Art

On Fire: Climate and Crisis features work by 15 Queensland artists and interrogates the state’s image as a subtropical paradise by considering the themes of global warming and climate threat. At IMA from 30 January to 20 March 2021, On Fire spans painting, sculpture, immersive installation and video, including eight new commissions, in a timely examination of the past, present and future of the planet’s precarious situation. On Fire considers the damaging legacies of colonialism, ...

Motorcycles on Screen at GOMA!

Since the early days of the moving image, filmmakers have been drawn to the uniquely cinematic appeal of the motorcycle. The breakneck speed, the unmistakable designs, the ravenously revving engines: motorcycles provide myriad aesthetic possibilities for the screen. Beyond the sound and fury of the bikes themselves, the exoticism of biker gangs and the utilitarian usefulness of motorcycles as common transport offer bases for tales of great danger alongside incisive portraits of life on the ...

The Motorcycle – Design, Art, Desire Exhibition now open at GOMA!

Get your motor running… ‘The Motorcycle: Design, Art, Desire’ opens the throttle on the ground-breaking designs that shaped one of the most iconic objects the world has ever seen. Featuring radical concepts, record breakers and road icons, the fully-immersive exhibition showcases 100 of the greatest motorcycles ever assembled. This world-exclusive exhibition, only in Brisbane, will showcase the art, design and history of one of the most iconic objects of the last 150 years, the ...

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 ...