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Showcasing the work of its founding members, the exhibition is packed with works from the 1980s up to the present day. The Boomalli Ten feels like a celebration not just of those 10 artists but more broadly of the Indigenous Australian art now flourishing in the post-colonial present.
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.
“Rembrandt and Vermeer are the artists everyone knows,” says Raissis. “But no doubt there’ll be lots of surprises, like the female painter Rachel Ruysch, whose floral still lifes are astonishing demonstrations of technical wizardry.”
In the second feature from our series which pairs writers and artists that share a passion, Art Guide’s Louise Martin-Chew and Queensland artist Michael Zavros discuss their mutual obsession with exercise, as well as gym culture and the age-old allure of the body beautiful.
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