A Greek Odyssey to C. A. Doxiadis’ past
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A Greek Odyssey to C. A. Doxiadis’ past

In 2016, Sam Cranstoun visited Greece to further a research project about the internationally renowned town planner, architect and engineer Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis (1913 – 1975). His research would ultimately inform a body of work Cranstoun is currently showing with UQ Art Museum, To Speak of Cities. While in Greece, Cranstoun spent time with Doxiadis’ … Continue reading

The imperceptible hum of the universe
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The imperceptible hum of the universe

Hey! I’m Elena Dias-Jayasinha, a fourth-year UQ student completing a Bachelor of Advanced Humanities (Honours) majoring in Art History, and a concurrent Diploma in Languages majoring in Japanese. I currently volunteer at the artist-run initiative Outer Space, and am working on an archival project with the Verlie Just Collection. I’m also the student curator of … 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

Federation-era paintings showcase spirit of the new century
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Federation-era paintings showcase spirit of the new century

From patriotic visions of the Australian bush to the bohemian enclaves of London and Paris where sumptuous portraits were produced, Capital and country: the Federation years 1900–1914 from the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) presents a rich and beautiful collection of paintings reflecting an important period in Australia’s nation building. The 46 paintings by 25 … Continue reading