Confronting Contemporary Art: The Cleaner Threw It Out

10.30AM Sat 23 May 2020
VIRTUAL | Book Now

Contemporary art can sometimes be challenging, intriguing and confusing, but don’t let that intimidate you!

In this 3-part virtual talk series, unpack the big ideas and ‘art speak’ behind contemporary artworks, including artworks from the QAGOMA Collection. Hosted by Dr Louise R Mayhew.

Session 2: The Cleaner Threw It Out
Have you ever accidentally vacuumed up a valuable artwork? Find out what makes objects art. Learn more about art that has been destroyed, thrown away or eaten. Featuring artists like Gerhard Richter, Tracey Emin to Rirkrit Tiravanija and Spencer Finch.

Free / Bookings required / These talks are designed for everybody – from the art newcomer to connoisseur / Auslan interpreted