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ARTLINES: 'Panayiotou's I Land'

For Panayiotou — writes José Da Silva — these images present the gaze of a country that ‘cannot but turn to the past, however unclear, so that it may manage to look forward again one day’. This work…

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ARTLINES: 'Paradise revisioned: Lee Paje’s oil on copper paintings'

Philippines-based artist Lee Paje is showing two oil on copper works in APT10. Her triptych The stories that weren’t told 2019 and Somewhere, someday when we are the sea 2021 — a suspended 12-panel…

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ARTLINES: 'Peart's Shoot point'

Shoot point 1967, whose acquisitoin was generously supported by James C. Sourris AM, is a major work from a pivotal point in Peart's career, writes Angela Goddard, and an important addition to the…

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ARTLINES: 'Pierre Molinier's last session'

Photographer Pierre Molinier was once dubbed the ‘magician of erotic art’ by the founder of Surrealism, André Breton. Molinier, although not famous in his lifetime, is increasingly recognised for his…

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ARTLINES: 'Sidney Nolan's Fraser Island'

The fascinating and compelling narrative and the Queensland settings of Sidney Nolan’s paintings about Eliza Fraser have wide appeal and hold a particular interest for local audiences. The recent…

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ARTLINES: 'Telia Rumal'

A focused collection of works in a rare Indian textile tradition, recently donated to the Gallery by Dana McCown, documents the journey of a fascinating artform, writes Tarun Nagesh.  

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ARTLINES: 'Three Ceramic Pots'

The recent acquisition of three painted terracotta pots by Arrernte–Luritja artist Irene Entata enhances the Gallery’s existing holdings of contemporary ceramics from the Hermannsburg Potters. The…

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ARTLINES: 'Tomoko Yoneda's scenes'

The Gallery recently acquired three works from Japanese photographer Tomoko Yoneda’s ‘Scene’ series with the generous assistance of Michael Sidney Myer for the Kenneth and Yasuko Myer Collection of…

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ARTLINES: 'Vo's 2.2.1861'

With the generous assistance of Michael Sidney Myer, the Gallery recently acquired this deceptively simple yet emotionally complex work by Vietnamese artist Danh Vo, for the Kenneth and Yasuko Myer…

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ARTLINES: 'Wakartu Cory Surprise's Mimpi 2011'

A familiar desert landscape remained the central subject of senior Indigenous artist Wakartu Cory Surprise’s bold, abstract paintings throughout her artistic career, writes Diane Moon. Her work Mimpi…

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ARTLINES: 'Wight's Untitled yellow-green'

With the generous support of James C. Sourris AM, the Gallery has recently purchased a major work by Normana Wight. Angela Goddard reports.  

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ARTLINES: 'Wunjayi (Today): Sonja and Elisa Jane Carmichael'

Two vibrant new acquisitions made in collaboration between mother and daughter by Sonja and Elisa Jane Carmichael work to preserve contemporary Quandamooka fibre practices. Originally commissioned for…

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ARTLINES: 'Yarrenyty Arltere Artists: Soft sculptures'

These colourful and whimsical soft sculptures, purchased for the Collection at Desert Mob 2018 with the generous support of Glenn Manser, were created by women from the Yarrenyty Arltere Artists, an…

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ARTLINES: 'Zhou's Blue and Red'

Based in Guangzhou, in China’s highly urbanised Pearl River Delta, Zhou Tao is part of a generation of Chinese artists born after the Cultural Revolution (1966–76) that is now coming to maturity. His…

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attrib. to HASEGAWA SCHOOL; Pair of six fold screens...

The Genji Monogatari (Tale of Genji) written by Murasaki Shikibu in the eleventh century is a literary classic. The Tale of Genji details the life of Genji, the son of the emperor, and his treasured…

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AUSTIN, Lincoln; Out of sight

Lincoln Austin is a Queensland-based artist renowned for his exacting geometric sculptures. Created from wire and metal mesh, and descriptive of mathematical series, these works produce perplexing…

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AY-O; Purple night

Ay-O's work, Purple night (from 'An anthology of shunga' portfolio), shows his characteristic use of the rainbow. He has used this device since 1964 and it is suggestive not only of the changes that…

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BARAMBAH POTTERY

A number of important engagements occurred between Aboriginal artists and the wider art world prior to the emergence of desert or ‘dot’ painting from Papunya in 1971-72. The most notable of these, of…

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BARTANA, Yael; The Missing Negatives of the Sonnenfeld Collection

Yael Bartana uses photography and video to explore Jewish identity. Born in Afular, Israel, in 1970, to whom she describes as very Zionist parents,(1) Bartana characterises herself as an ‘artist from…

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BENNETT, Gordon; Notes to Basquiat: Perfect Teeth

In Gordon Bennett’s splendidly savage painting Notes to Basquiat: Perfect teeth 2000, his bright, biting satire sets white teeth against black skin in a retro pop-culture parody; the word ‘mono’ in…

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BENNETT, Gordon; The Coming of the Light

The writing is on the wall, portent is thick in the air. In a corner, the surface of a shaving mirror alludes to the artist’s emotional and conceptual range, in which he can reflect on wider anxieties…

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BLACK, Dorrit; In the foothills

In the foothills 1942 is one of Dorrit Black’s most mature and successful landscapes. It originates from a period of modernist experimentation in Australia, and relates to paintings by artists such as…

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BLACKMAN, Charles

‘Brisbane beckoned us . . . painter mates in the city . . . and poet friends on their mountain.’(1)

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BLACKMAN, Charles; Barnes Auto, Brisbane and City Lights

Charles Blackman’s Barnes Auto, Brisbane, a significant early painting from 1952 is a companion to City lights, also 1952, which was acquired by the Queensland Art Gallery in 2005.

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BOONMA, Montien; Salas for the mind

During the mid-1990s Montien Boonma made an important series of sculptures, including Salas for the mind. Salas for the mind, which deals with the relationships between healing and meditation, is a…

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BOONMA, Montien; Trio

During the 1990s Montien Boonma became increasingly interested in vessels and alms bowls as stimulants to mystic experience. The drawing Trio depicts three individual vessels that fill the picture…

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BOURSIER-MOUGENOT, Celeste; from here to ear (v.13)

Prior to his career as an artist, Céleste Boursier-Mougenot composed music and, between 1985 and 1994, was the principal composer for Pascal Rambert’s Side One Posthume Théâtre. In discussing his move…

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BOYD, Arthur; Sleeping bride

Alongside his contemporaries Sidney Nolan, Albert Tucker and Joy Hester, Arthur Boyd is among the towering figures of the Australian modernist movement. From his celebrated allegorical series of…

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BOYD, Arthur; The lady and the unicorn (portfolio)

Arthur Boyd is celebrated for his paintings, but he is also recognised as a significant and innovative printmaker. Some of his best series were inspired by collaborations with Brisbane-born poet Peter…

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BOYD, Daniel; Untitled (HNDFWMIAFN)

Daniel Boyd is an artist of both Aboriginal and South Sea Islander heritage, whose works often deal with the complexity of the history of South Sea Islander labour in Queensland and its legacy. This…

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