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Olafur Eliasson’s Riverbed 2014, installed at GOMA for ‘Water’, December 2019 / Purchased 2021. The Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Charitable Trust / Collection: The Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Charitable Trust, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Riverbed, Olafur Eliasson / Photograph: N Harth, QAGOMA

‘Water’

Dec 2019 - Mar 2020

Tomás Saraceno b.1973 / Drift: A cosmic web of thermodynamic rhythms 2022 / Dimensions and installation variable / Purchased 2022 with funds from the Neilson Foundation through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / Collection: QAGOMA / © Tomás Saraceno / GOMA, March 2023 / Photograph: J Ruckli, QAGOMA

‘Air’

Nov 2022 - Apr 2023

An installation view of ‘Seeds and Sovereignty’, including works by (l–r) Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Minnie Pwerle (© Minnie Pwerle) and Evelyn McGreen and (foreground) mats by Judy Baypungala, Bonny Burarngarra, Lorna Jin-Gubarangunyja and Shirley Malgarrich, March 2024 / © The artists/Copyright agency (unless noted) / Photograph: C Callistemon, QAGOMA

‘Seeds and Sovereignty’

Mar 2024 - Sep 2024

Works installed for ‘Balance 1990’, QAG, 1990 (scan from colour side, QAGOMA Library) / Photograph: Ray Fulton, QAGOMA

‘Balance 1990’

Feb 1990 - Apr 1990

Ai Weiwei’s Painted vases 2006 installed for ‘Change Generators’, GOMA, October 2021 / © Ai Weiwei / Photograph: N Harth, QAGOMA

‘Change Generators’

May 2021 - Oct 2021

Ross Manning’s Spectra XIII 2017, installed for ’Courage and Beauty’, GOMA, September 2021 / The James C. Sourris AM Collection. Gift of James C. Sourris AM through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation 2023. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program / © Ross Manning / Photograph: J Ruckli, QAGOMA

‘Courage and Beauty’

Sep 2022 - Jun 2023

 Irene Mbitjana Entata / Arrernte/Luritja people / Australia NT 1946–2014 / Albert and Rex painting (detail) 2003 / Purchased 2003. Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / © Irene Mbitjana Entata

‘Namatjira to Now’

Oct 2008 - Feb 2009

 A view of ‘mudunama kundana wandaraba jarribirri: Judy Watson’, featuring walama 2000 (Courtesy: The artist, Milani Gallery and UAP Brisbane) installed on the QAG Watermall, with moreton bay rivers, australian temperature chart, freshwater mussels, net, spectrogram 2022 at back left, QAG, 14 March 2024 / © Judy Watson / Photograph: C Callistemon

‘Judy Watson’

Mar 2024 - Aug 2024

Anniebell Marrngamarrnga’s Yawkyawk (Female water spirit) pregnant with twins 2007, installed for ‘Transitions’, GOMA, February 2023 / © Anniebell Marrngamarrnga/Copyright Agency / Photograph: N Harth, QAGOMA

‘Transitions’

Aug 2022 - Jun 2023

eX de Medici’s Red (Colony) 1999–2000 (Collection: Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery) and Blue (Bower/Bauer) 1998–2000 (Collection: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra), installed for ‘The Favourite’, GOMA, August 2023 / © eX de Medici / Photograph: C Baxter, QAGOMA

‘eX de Medici’

Jun 2023 - Oct 2023

Michael Zavros’s Dad likes summer 2020, installed for ‘The Favourite’, GOMA, July 2016 / Private collection / © Michael Zavros / Photograph: K Bennett, QAGOMA

‘Michael Zavros’

Jun 2023 - Oct 2023

Oil paintings installed on a sage-green gallery wall, with two young visitors looking on.

‘Isaac Walter Jenner’

Sep 2023 - Jan 2024

Feature image: Lara Favaretto’s Gummo IV 2012 in motion during ‘A World View’, GOMA, December 2016 / Photograph: N Harth, QAGOMA

‘A World View’

May 2016 - Apr 2017

 Paul Jacoulet / France 1896–1960 / Les perles (The pearls), Manchukuo (detail) 1950 / Purchased 2021 with funds from the Airey Family through the QAGOMA Foundation / © Paul Jacoulet/ADAGP/Copyright Agency

‘Birds of Passage’

Feb 2024 - Jan 2026

Tommy Mitchell’s Walu Rockhole Dreaming, Emu Heart, The Boy Who Turned Into Wind 2012, installed for ‘Journey’, GOMA, September 2023 / © Tommy Mitchell/Copyright Agency / Photograph: C Callistemon, QAGOMA / A colourful painting installed on a gallery wall, with windows either side.

‘Journey’

Aug 2023 - Apr 2024

A view of a caravan installed in a dark gallery space; it appears to be occupied by two sleeping figures.

CURIOUS AFFECTION

Patricia Piccinini

Feature image: Del Kathryn Barton / Australia b.1972 / Brendan Fletcher b.unknown / The Nightingale and the Rose (still) 2015 / Gift of Del Kathryn Barton through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation 2022. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program / © Del Kathryn Barton / Image courtesy: The artist and RoslynOxley9 Gallery, Sydney

‘Fairy Tales’

Dec 2023 - Apr 2024

Feature image: John Citizen’s Portrait of Eddie Mabo (After Mike Kelley's "Booth's Puddle" 1985, from Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's Profile) No2 1996, installed for ‘Gone Fishing’, GOMA, November 2023 / © The Estate of Gordon Bennett / Photograph: J Ruckli, QAGOMA

‘Gone Fishing’

May 2023 - Jan 2024

Installation view of ‘Living Patterns’, featuring works by (l–r) Paul Bai, Timothy Cook, Tyza Hart and Jonny Niesche, Watermall, QAG, October 2023 / © The artists / Photograph: C Callistemon, QAGOMA

‘Living Patterns’

Sep 2023 - Feb 2024

Tomás Saraceno b.1973 / Drift: A cosmic web of thermodynamic rhythms 2022 / Dimensions and installation variable / Purchased 2022 with funds from the Neilson Foundation through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / Collection: QAGOMA / © Tomás Saraceno / GOMA, March 2023 / Photograph: J Ruckli, QAGOMA

‘Air’

Nov 2022 - Apr 2023

Anne Noble / New Zealand b.1954 / Dead Bee Portrait #1 2015, printed 2018 / Pigment on archival paper / The Taylor Family Collection. Purchased 2019 with funds from Paul, Sue and Kate Taylor through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / © Anne Noble

‘Still Life Now’

Oct 2022 - Mar 2023

A still photo depicting a person standing before a stone palace-type building, wrapped in a long bolt of patterned fabric that spans the full length of the photo.

‘I Can Spin Skies’

Aug 2023 - Jun 2024