Falling Back to Earth – Cai Guo-Qiang at GOMA, Brisbane – Part 2

This is gallery two for Cai Guo-Qiang’s Falling Back to Earth exhibition at GOMA which ran from November 2013 to May 2014. Gallery One includes a post about the exhibition and images from the installation titled, Heritage, an installation of 99 animals gathered around a waterhole. Continue reading

Falling Back to Earth – Cai Guo-Qiang at GOMA, Brisbane – Part 1

Recently, City of Images visited the Falling Back to Earth exhibition at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art which ran from November 2013 to May 2014. The City of Images galleries are for those who may have missed the exhibition, as well as anyone who wants to revisit it virtually. Continue reading

California Design 1930-1965 – Queensland Art Gallery, South Bank – Part 2

In Part 1, you’ll find more information about the exhibition, which I emphasise again is highly recommended, quite apart from the excuse it offers to go the the gallery and simply enjoy the beautiful space and atmosphere. Meanwhlle, these posts will give you a taste of the show which ends on February 9, 2014. Continue reading

Stephen Wiltshire at the State Library of Queensland – Brisbane Panorama

City of Images attended Stephen Wiltshire’s extraordinary drawing event at the State Library of Queensland in November, 2011.  We were there on Stephen’s final day and were lucky enough to view the last hours and completion of his project.

After a helicopter tour of the city, Stephen began to draw on Saturday, November 26 at 10am and finished his Brisbane cityscape at 11.14am on Tuesday, November 29 (Brisbane EST), 2011.  How can we be so precise?  The mighty little Canon DSLR registered the details for us. Continue reading