Dr Bruce Martin’s connection to UQ Art Museum is long and deep, his grandfather being instrumental in brokering some of the most significant early gifts to the University’s art collection.
Upon first glance, Anastasia Booth’s copper sculpture Teresa appears to be a wingspan or a bird about to take flight: an ethereal vision that is part of this world but destined for elsewhere. Yet, these carefully polished copper rays are highly tangible; when illuminated, they exude warmth, while the shadows they cast vary and extend …
Ellie Buttrose is Associate Curator of International Contemporary Art at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, where she serves on the curatorial team for the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art.
Ecstasy: Baroque and Beyond curator Dr Andrea Bubenik introduces Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s Ecstasy of Saint Teresa (1647–52)
Brenda L. Croft has been involved in the contemporary arts and cultural sectors for three decades as an artist, arts administrator, curator, academic and consultant.