New to the Collection: Fiona Lowry
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New to the Collection: Fiona Lowry

Fiona Lowry is renowned for atmospheric paintings in which she examines the conventions of portraiture and landscape painting. Her works are laden with unsettling overtones and often evoke a sense of menace. Continue reading

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New to the Collection: Jemima Wyman
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New to the Collection: Jemima Wyman

“What appeals to me about Wyman’s painting is the way she uses the canvas to explore the evocative properties of paint. It draws me in to an abstracted world of gridded lines, dots and circles that create the illusion of three-dimensional space.” – Alice-Anne Psaltis, Public Programs Officer, UQ Art Museum About the artwork To … 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

New to the Collection: Lyell Bary
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New to the Collection: Lyell Bary

“I’m drawn to Lyell Bary’s bold choice of colours. He’s transformed the smooth contours of wood grain into a wild, psychedelic ride. By making simple alterations to this ordinary material, he invites us on a bizarre sojourn to a state of altered consciousness.” – Emily Poore, Curatorial Assistant, UQ Art Museum About the artist Brisbane-based … Continue reading

New to the Collection: Roland Wakelin
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New to the Collection: Roland Wakelin

“The painting works on several levels. A fine artistic statement, it incorporates the high-key colours and stippled brushstrokes associated with Sydney Modernists such as Grace Cossington Smith. This is seen in the ‘painting within a painting’, where the hues and textures enliven the landscape, and in the heightened colours Wakelin has used for his wife’s … Continue reading