A career survey of work by Pat Brassington, one of Australia’s foremost photo-based artists, is on show at UQ Art Museum from 28 November 2015 to 10 April 2016.
“I was burning angry… Then the dust storm came. The outside was dusty-grey yellow. It was hard to breathe… It was rather quiet and beautiful. The whole air was sepia and nostalgic.” Japanese-born performance and installation artist Hiromi Tango re-lives the day she created Insanity magnet (2006–2013) – see it in the Art Museum during October, or read more about the work.
Light Play: Ideas, Optics, Atmosphere is just one of many events around the globe conceived in support of the United Nation’s International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, an initiative that aims to highlight the elemental role this natural phenomenon plays in our lives.
Drawing from his Indigenous and European heritage, Christopher Pease combines Aboriginal iconography and Western painting traditions to explore the relationship between these two cultures.
About the artist “There is a compelling narrative element in Lisa Adams’s paintings that connects to her personal journey as an artist and the resolve and commitment she brings to her work. I think we can all identify with her and the challenges she sets herself – the desire to pursue and attain our goals.” …
In 2014, The University of Queensland Art Collection was enriched by a generous gift of six works from Australian contemporary artist Lindy Lee through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program. The gift featured the large, flung-bronze work The Life of Form: One Billion Worlds (2012), which was recently included in Lindy Lee’s major survey show at UQ Art Musuem.