The Archibald Prize: A Century of portraits

 

This year marks 100 years of Australia’s oldest portrait award — The Archibald Prize — hosted by the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Since 1921 the prize, painted from life, has attracted National interest, controversy, court cases and continually sparks numerous debates, so to celebrate its centenary, we’ve made a list of works from…

Costumed models bring European Masterpieces to life

Paintings in ‘European Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York’ come to life with live artwork recreations by costumed models daily in The Studio ― from 1.30 – 3.30pm until 17 Oct ― located within the exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). Draw using the materials supplied to create your own…

Up Late returns with Musicians and European Masterpieces

Up Late returns to Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) over two nights on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 August from 6.00pm to 10.30pm with sets by leading Queensland musicians and DJs for ‘European Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York’. Up Late is an opportunity to experience a line-up of live music on…

Women and Reality: Yun Suk-nam

South Korean feminist artist Yun Suk-nam’s alluring theatrical installation Pink sofa 1996 (illustrated) has recently undergone conservation treatment. This early installation work is a comment on oppression of Korean women in a patriarchal society — it expresses painful personal memories and the artist’s fear of returning to domestic life. Treating the silk upholstery Born in…