Careers in Focus: Nicholas Thompson, Gallery Owner & Director
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Careers in Focus: Nicholas Thompson, Gallery Owner & Director

Nicholas Thompson Gallery is owned and directed by UQ Art History graduate, Nicholas Thompson. He established the Melbourne gallery after more than a decade working with the likes of Philip Bacon Galleries and Australian Galleries. However, things could have turned out very differently. Three years into his Architecture studies at UQ, Nicholas changed direction and … Continue reading

Marking 40 years of UQ Art Museum
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Marking 40 years of UQ Art Museum

As UQ Art Museum prepares to celebrate its 40th anniversary, we asked Director Dr Campbell Gray for his thoughts on the institution’s longevity, the exhibition planned to mark the occasion and showcase the breadth of the University’s significant Art Collection, and what we can expect of the UQ Art Museum in the future. Q: Are … Continue reading

New to the Collection: Emma Lindsay
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New to the Collection: Emma Lindsay

“For me, Emma Lindsay’s lusciously painted King Island Emu is a powerful reminder of the tragedy of mass extinction. The bird’s inquisitive pose is only an illusion – its stiff, immobile body has been coaxed back to ‘life’ by a taxidermist. Offering us more than an acutely observed nature study, Lindsay presents a poignant tribute … Continue reading