In the coming months, UQ Art Museum will present Looking back & moving forward?, a series of discussions and pop-up events to re-visit and ignite debate around unresolved issues surrounding historical repression, land rights, living conditions, police brutality, and racial persecution.
The first in this series is Presenting Maralinga: How are artists addressing our nuclear history? Continue reading
Watch behind the scenes preparation for the ‘Denise Green: Beyond and Between – A Painter’s Journey’ Continue reading
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
Australian Richard Bell and American Emory Douglas each established significant careers independently before entering into their artistic partnership. Continue reading
“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
“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
Since 1989, Lyndell Brown (1961–) and Charles Green (1953–) have worked as one artist at the convergence of painting, photography and digital reproduction – their art explores ideas around visual and cultural archives, and the links between memory and representation. Continue reading