Air

26 Nov 2022 – 23 Apr 2023
GOMA | Gallery 1.1 The Fairfax Gallery, Gallery 1.2, Gallery 1.3 Eric & Marion Taylor Gallery

‘Air’ showcases immersive and large-scale works by leading international and Australian artists exploring the cultural, ecological and political dimensions of air.

Presented across the entire ground floor of GOMA, ‘Air’ features Collection favourites including Ron Mueck’s monumental human sculpture In bed, Anthony McCall’s solid-light installation Crossing and Jonathon Jones’ lyrical evocation of wind, breath and bird call, untitled (giran), along with a significant new commission by Tomás Saraceno.

The exhibition will be a journey through this invisible, ethereal and vital element, reflecting on awareness of our shared atmosphere as life-giving, potentially dangerous and rapidly warming.

Tickets go on sale late 2022.


Anthony McCall Installation view Crossing 2016

Anthony McCall, United Kingdom/United States b.1946 / Installation view Crossing 2016 / Two double video projections (16 minutes), haze machine and sound / Commissioned to mark the tenth anniversary of the opening of the Gallery of Modern Art. Purchased 2016 with funds from Tim Fairfax AC through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Anthony McCall.

Ron Mueck In bed 2005

Ron Mueck, England b.1958 / In bed 2005 / Mixed media / 161.9 x 649.9 x 395cm / Purchased 2008. Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Ron Mueck.

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