"Indigenous Australian Artist" tag
  • Thursday 22 August 2013
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    Highlight: Margaret Rarru ‘Mindirr’

    Seven mindirr (conical baskets) by Arnhem Land artist Margaret Rarru were recently acquired by the Gallery through the generosity of an anonymous donor. Though quite austere, these baskets carry the cultural weight and…

  • Tuesday 25 June 2013
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    Kangaroo Crew and The Sacred Hill

    Brisbane-based artist Gordon Hookey was commissioned to develop a large-scale interactive exhibition for children. Hookey spoke to Tamsin Cull, Senior Program Officer, Children’s Art Centre. The Children’s Art Centre exhibition ‘Kangaroo Crew’ is based…

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  • Thursday 20 June 2013
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    Death and Life

    Death and Life: rakuny ga walnga focuses on the universal regenerative cycle of death, engendering new life. Included are more than 70 bark paintings, memorial poles, sculptures and weavings by 34 artists from…

  • Tuesday 28 May 2013
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    Tell it like it is

    From June until late October, the Gallery presents its largest exhibition of contemporary Indigenous Australian art, which aims to facilitate what Carly Lane describes as a ‘truly national conversation about nationhood’. Celebrate the opening…

  • Wednesday 3 April 2013
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    An Eloquent Glance

    We all love images of children. Politicians, aware of their capacity to evoke empathy and a sense of shared humanity, are endlessly being photographed with them. Social media is littered with thousands upon…