This is an interesting image of an unremarkable thing, at least at first glance. Ostensibly, the work depicts the edge of a suburban sports ground in what appears to be the wet season….
Thursday 5 June 2014
Wednesday 21 May 2014
Compelled to rectify voids in Cambodian history, Vandy Rattana documents everyday life, recording events that reflect the country’s rapid transformation while revealing the ever-present realities: a haunting past and an uncertain, challenging future….
Tuesday 29 April 2014
With the generous assistance of Tim Fairfax, AC, the Gallery recently acquired a group of photographs by Malick Sidibé, taken soon after independence was declared in the north-west African country of Mali. Malick…
Tuesday 22 April 2014
To mark the centenary of the beginning of World War One, a work by George W Lambert, (War composition) c.1922, has been generously donated to the Gallery by Philip Bacon, AM. Australian war…
Wednesday 26 March 2014
The recent purchase of Sidney Nolan’s Platypus Bay, Fraser Island 1947 adds an important work from this series to the Collection. One of the works from Nolan’s 1948 exhibition at Brisbane’s Moreton Galleries,…
Monday 17 March 2014
Purchased for the Collection with generous support from the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Diversity Foundation, this major installation work, a ‘last paradise’ inspired by Queensland’s North Stradbroke Island, continues to inspire visitors…