Townsville Watercolour Group
482 Flinders Street Townsville QLD 4810
A mass installation and drawings by contemporary Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang encounter the Terracotta Warriors and other ancient treasures.
Urs Fischer’s four-metre red wax sculpture, Francesco, 2017, is designed to be lit and slowly melted like a candle. Recently acquired by the National Gallery of Australia (NGA), the sculpture’s decomposition is being documented on social media—and attracting lively discussion.
Love takes many forms. In Love From Damascus: The art of devotion in Islam, love is expressed through prayer, spirituality, hospitality, friendship, and sex. It is woven into textiles and adorned with gold leaf; shaped into silverware and glazed into tiles and pots.
Showing at Bendigo Art Gallery, Louiseann King’s landscape installation is a nuanced and carefully crafted gathering of objects that incorporate the found and the made.
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