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New Woman Exhibition at Museum of Brisbane
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New Woman Exhibition at Museum of Brisbane


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10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm Fridays
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Museum of Brisbane
City Hall, 64 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City

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Who run the world? Museum of Brisbane’s latest exhibition New Woman celebrates local female artists who have had and continue to have a profound impact on the Brisbane art scene. From the trailblazers to the renegades and the overlooked (until now), New Woman shines a light on the personal stories and enduring legacies of Brisbane’s most significant and ground-breaking women artists between 1920-2019 reflected in painting, photography, sculpture, performance and installation works on a scale never before seen.

New Woman features artworks from more than 80 artists following each decade from Brisbane’s decreasing isolation, the introduction of new ideas of modernism and abstraction to internationally regarded contemporary works in a range of media. Brisbane’s unique geographic location has always provided its own idiosyncrasies due to its climate and distance from major world cultural centres and so necessitated a resourceful and close-knit arts community that fostered teachers, advocates and leaders in their fields, leaving in their wake a strong legacy for future generations.

Among the artists featured are Tracey Moffatt, Margaret Cilento, Gwendolyn Grant, Carol McGregor, Olive Ashworth, Judy Watson, Fiona Foley, Pamela See, Jay Younger, Davida Allen, James Barth, Megan Cope, Sancintya Mohini Simpson, Naomi Blacklock, Courtney Coombs, Emma Coulter, Rachael Haynesand Elisa Jane Carmichael.

New Woman runs from September 13, 2019 to March 15, 2020 and is free to attend so grab some gal pals and check it out for some seriously empowering girl vibes.




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