Three generations of giving
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Three generations of giving

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. Continue reading

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The spectacular Spinifex Womens Collaborative painting
Collection highlights / New To The Collection / The Dust Never Settles

The spectacular Spinifex Womens Collaborative painting

Background In the 1950s, the Spinifex People or Pila Nguru were forced from their homes by a severe drought and the nuclear testing scheme that Britain embarked on at Maralinga in the remote west of South Australia, with approval from the Australian government. The Pila Nguru returned to their native lands in the 1980s to … Continue reading