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 ...
Aleksei German: History Though a Keyhole is screening at GOMA’s Australian Cinémathèque!
With the exception of his final work, the Boschian sci-fi Hard to Be a God 2013, German’s films are all set within the post-Revolution pre-Khrushchev Russia of 1918-1953. This tumultuous milieu underpins his portraits of morally complex characters often teetering on the edge of calamity. Through these stories, German builds allegorical explorations of both his own past and the past of his compatriots.
German crafted a unique cinematic language that extends ...
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, ...
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 ...
Bauhaus Now Exhibition
Bauhaus Now brings to life the little-known story of how revolutionary ideas of the Weimar Republic in Germany influenced modernist art, design and architecture in Brisbane and Australia. The exhibition reveals the migrant and refugee contribution to Australian life and art history in the inter-war period and post-Second World War years.
The famous Bauhaus school started in Germany in 1919 and was closed by the Nazis in 1933. From the 1930s onwards, a significant number of central ...
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 ...