The colour black and other histories: The art of Gordon Bennett

 

Queensland-born artist Gordon Bennett (1955–2014) was deeply engaged with questions of identity, perception and the construction of history, and made a profound and ongoing contribution to contemporary art in Australia and internationally. Opening at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) from 7 November, ‘Unfinished Business: The Art of Gordon Bennett’ features a range of the…

Below the earth’s surface

Though Australia’s link with the land is strong, and the ways in which we’ve used it have largely determined the Australian character, our interaction with the land is often contested. Here, we gain insights into works that respond to mining in Queensland. Mining in Queensland For Indigenous Australians, the land is everything. Through their care,…

Interview magazine: The Crystal Ball of Pop

Nicknamed ‘the Crystal Ball of Pop’ Interview magazine was established in October 1969, initially to review films. In his usual evasive and ironic fashion, Andy Warhol (1928–87) gave various accounts of the reason for the birth of Interview: it was to give his younger Factory friends ‘something to do’, or to contribute to his already active…

GOMA Restaurant: A new vision

Like so many in the food industry, GOMA Restaurant has taken a mandatory sabbatical throughout this rollercoaster year that has been 2020. At long last, QAGOMA is excited to announce GOMA Restaurant will be reopening on Wednesday 4 November, with a striking new vision for their food and wine experience. The core team have remained…