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To mark the centenary of the beginning of World War One, a work by George W Lambert has been generously donated to the Gallery by Philip Bacon, AM.
George W Lambert, Australia/England 1873-1930 / (War composition) c.1922 / Oil on canvas / Gift of Philip Bacon, AM, through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation 2013. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery
Like the single drip that breaks the surface of the water and interrupts the stillness of the room, Cai raises questions that activate this strange and peaceful tableau: what brought this menagerie together, and how can the predators and prey in this gathering relate to each other? If ‘Heritage’ portrays the ‘perfect paradise’, does it also symbolise Earth’s sorrow? Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth is on view until Sunday 11 May 2014.
A number of people have expressed an interest in how Eucalpytus, the 30m tree in the centre of the ‘Falling Back to Earth’ exhibition, actually got into the Gallery. We’ve created a video to tell this story.
‘Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth’ is on view at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) until 11 May 2014.
Los Angeles-based Australian artist Jemima Wyman shares her interests in the relationships between pattern, people and architecture.
Enter her brightly coloured and highly patterned world and explore different patterns, from kaleidoscopes, tessellations, camouflage and harlequin, with specially designed hands-on and multimedia activities
[GENESIS OF A GALLERY] From modest beginnings in 1895, QAG opened at South Bank in June 1982 — its first permanent home after a series of temporary premises. We remember Robin Gibson & Partners, the winner of the design competition. Read more on our blog…