Griffith University Art Museum presents survey of experimental video art

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Griffith University Art Museum opens their new exhibition Cognitive Dissidents: Reasons to be Cheerful this week, exploring the development of Australian video art from the 1970s to the 1990s. Comprising over 20 works, Cognitive Dissidents: Reasons to be Cheerful features influential artists such as Joan Brassil, Warren Burt, Peter Callas, Barbara Campbell, Francesca da Rimini […]

Griffith University Art Museum wins prize for best exhibition catalogue

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Griffith University Art Museum has won the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand Best University Art Museum Exhibition Catalogue for their publication With Heart & Hand: Art Pottery in Queensland 1900-1950. Announced at the annual AAANZ conference in Auckland last week, the prize was judged by University of Newcastle’s Dr Una Rey, who commended […]

Griffith alumnus wins Artbank +QPAC commission

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Queensland College of Art alumnus Karen Black has won this year’s prestigious Artbank + QPAC Commission – creating a large-scale work on paper inspired by the grand passions, drama and tragedy of opera. The work being commissioned is titled I gaze at you, I possess you translated from a love duet in Montiverdi’s ‘Coronation of Poppea’ […]

The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO officially opens Australia’s most comprehensive exhibition of art pottery

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A record crowd attended the opening of With Heart and Hand: Art Pottery in Queensland 1900–1950 at Griffith University Art Museum, South Bank. Featuring over 170 objects, the exhibition is based around the work of pioneering artist Lewis Jarvis (L.J.) Harvey, his students, and the distinctive style that became a hallmark of what is known […]