Kids Trail
Australian Art Collection

Permanent
QAG | Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Galleries | Free

From the earliest rock paintings to contemporary works, animals have featured in art for thousands of years. For many artists, animals are subjects that allow them to share ideas and experiences.

In this trail activity, you can discover a wild and wonderful menagerie of animals hiding in the Australian Art Collection.


Dulcie Sharpe, Australia b.1957 / Water bird (rainbow) 2018

Dulcie Sharpe, Australia b.1957 / Water bird (rainbow) 2018 / Recycled woollen blankets, natural dye, wool, acrylic yarn and peacock feathers / 98 x 56.5 x 15cm / The Glenn Manser Collection. Purchased 2018 with funds from Glenn Manser through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Dulcie Sharpe.

Michael Nelson Jagamara, Australia b.c.1946 / Kangaroo and Rain Dreaming 1989

Michael Nelson Jagamara, Australia b.c.1946 / Kangaroo and Rain Dreaming 1989 / Synthetic polymer paint on canvas / 141 x 186cm / Purchased 1990 with funds from ARCO Coal Australia Inc. through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Michael Nelson Jagamara.

Charles Blackman, Australia 1928-2018 / The bouquet 1961

Charles Blackman, Australia 1928-2018 / The bouquet 1961 / Oil and enamel on composition board / 120.5 x 56cm / Purchased 1996 with support from Dr W Ross Johnston through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Charles Raymond Blackman/Copyright Agency.

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