Stuart Ringholt, Untitled 2014. Courtesy of the artist and Milani Gallery, Brisbane. Photo: Andrew Curtis
Monash University Museum of Art presents a dynamic program of exhibitions focusing on contemporary Australian and international art since the 1960s. Exhibitions range from newly commissioned projects to surveys of significant artists, thematic group exhibitions, research-based projects and explorations of the Monash University Collection.
Stuart Ringholt is one of Australia’s most fearless contemporary artists. This museum-wide exhibition presents two ambitious new commissions shown in context with a selected survey of recent video, drawing, collage and sculptural works. Ringholt’s art practice addresses personal themes such as our fear of embarrassment and the pressure to conform to social norms, with the role of art cast as a potentially cathartic and re-energising force.
Concrete: a solid state, a construction material, something which is known or true.
MUMA's second exhibition for 2014, Concrete brings together the work of sixteen artists, both Australian and international. The exhibition explores the concrete, or the solid and its counter: change, the flow of time. As we prepare to mark the centenary of the First World War, the exhibition considers the impact of time upon built and monumental form, reading between materiality and emotion, form and memory.. Read more...