During our 40th year, UQ Art Museum delivered a program of visual art, teaching and learning that provided fuel for engagement across the campus, stimulated conversations and debate, and gave students professional opportunities that will enhance their careers. We’re very proud to present UQ Art Museum’s highlights of 2016: https://goo.gl/tkgniG
“For as long as I can remember, literature, the arts and the challenge of new ideas have compelled my imagination, just as the aspiration to teach and undertake research shaped my life.”
The work of Denise Green AM came to prominence in 1978, when her paintings in the exhibition New Image Painting at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, were recognised for their spare yet resonant visual language.
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.
UQ Art Museum in partnership with UQ’s Society of Fine Arts Association (SoFA) presented an opportunity for emerging arts writers who were also current SoFA members and/or UQ Art History and Museum Studies students.
Australia is infatuated with the Kelly Gang legend as a symbol of a defiant national psyche.
Melissa Miles, Professor and Australian Research Council Future Fellow from Monash University’s Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, will present the 2016 Mayne Centre Lecture at UQ Art Museum later this month. We caught up with Melissa to get a taste for this year’s lecture – the story of Ichiro Kagiyama – a Japanese photographer …