Summer of sport…and art
Artists / Exhibitions / Play on: The art of sport

Summer of sport…and art

Opening at UQ Art Museum on 24 November 2018, Play On: The art of sport will feature the winners and other key works by leading Australian artists from all five instalments of the prize, encompassing painting, sculpture, video, drawing, and mixed-media installation. Continue reading

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Revealing concealed histories
Artists / Collection highlights / Judy Watson: concealed histories

Revealing concealed histories

Judy Watson is a prolific and acclaimed Brisbane-based artist, who belongs to the Waanyi people of northwestern Queensland. Her work has often reflected on the histories of Aboriginal people that lie submerged in the landscape. Watson made found 10 inches under in response to viewing an Aboriginal shield at UQ Anthropology Museum.1 The shield was … Continue reading

Emerging curators’ intelligent take on Judy Watson’s artwork
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Emerging curators’ intelligent take on Judy Watson’s artwork

UQ Art Museum’s Isabella Baker and Emma McLean have curated a beautiful exhibition of selected etchings and paintings by prolific Brisbane artist, Judy Watson, who belongs to the Waanyi people of northwest Queensland. UQ Honours student and Art Museum Digital Media assistant Hilary Thurlow caught up with Isabella and Emma to find more about their … Continue reading

in site: process, performance, documentation – curator insights
Artists / in site: process, performance, documentation

in site: process, performance, documentation – curator insights

Responding thematically to Robert Smithson: Time Crystals, in site juxtaposes Australian experimental art practice from the 1960s and 1970s with more recent artworks that explore related ideas. Performative, site-specific or conceptually based, many of the works engage with the landscape through documented interventions that connect to environmental, political, or artistic concerns. Ahead of the opening … Continue reading