Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers Street Abbotsford VIC 3067
Amalia Pica was born in Argentina and is currently working in London. Her exhibition at the IMA is to be presented in two parts, but her first solo in Australia is not the beginning of her relationship with Brisbane.
Western Australian artist Jana Vodesil-Baruffi has won the $50,000 2017 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture with her aptly titled work, Black Swan. The Black Swan Prize is now in its 11th year.
Nick Cave is known for his Soundsuits. These elaborate costumes are an idiosyncratic mix of haute couture and politics: they respond to racial tensions and inequities by both obscuring and celebrating racial identity with beads and bling.
Sydney Ball was a guiding hand and mentor for the gallery and its younger artists, says Strumpf. “We loved him; he was part of our family. He was always there for counsel, and he forged some beautiful friendships with some of our artists.”
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