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Jan Jorgensen, Lethbridge Gallery
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Suburb celebrations with local artist Jan Jorgensen

Local artist Jan Jorgensen is a keen observer of the city’s comings and goings. Combining her interests in her hometown of Brisbane with her talent with a paintbrush, Jan chronicles the daily lives of residents and regions of the city’s inner suburbs. In each of her paintings, bright colours clash with lively strokes, reflecting and celebrating the energy of the city around her. Locals will instantly recognise iconography that’s reflective of Brisbane, from CityCats to jacarandas in bloom, bridges and the timber verandahs of a Queenslander. You can explore Jan’s creations at Lethbridge Gallery from September 29 to October 31 more

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Sculpture Is Everything, GOMA
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Sculpture Is Everything shows at GOMA

Art isn't just about shading, oils and brushes; it's also an arena where people can form weird and wonderful displays from stone and metal. Sculpture is a medium that is as diverse as it is old, with pieces harking back to the legendary Easter Island Heads and Michelangelo's David. more


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desert country
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Visit Desert Country at UQ

Fans of aboriginal art will be enthralled with the arrival of the colourful Desert Country to UQ's Art Museum. The collection is a part of the Art Gallery of South Australia's permanent collection of indigenous artwork that is currently touring the country. more

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The Street Photographer: La Sala del Prado
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The Street Photographer: La Sala del Prado

Experience Spanish history and contemporary design, food and culture in La Sala del Prado. A large-scale lounge environment to complement the Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado exhibition at the Queensland Art Gallery, La Sala del Prado includes a tapas bar, still life installation and new media portraiture. Try your hand at sketching the fruits, vegetables and produce of Spain or have your portrait transformed into a Spanish monarch-like sketch. The Sala Cafe serves healthy and simple tapas, wine and coffee, with miniature temptations for the kids as well. Stop by for a lunch of Poached Pickled Mackerel and a glass of Verdejo and listen to the rich sounds of live Spanish guitar. Check out La Sala del Prado on The Street Photographer. more

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Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado
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Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado opens at QAG

Showing works by some of history’s most revered painters, Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado opens at the Queensland Art Gallery this weekend. Unfolding the story of how painting evolved in Spain over three and a half centuries, this new exhibition delves into the progression of the modern Spanish identity through painting's development on the Iberian Peninsula. more

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Learn to jitterbug at Back to Brisbane in the War
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Learn to jitterbug at Back to Brisbane in the War

In 1941 Brisbane was home to fewer than 350,000 people. But as American troops flooded the city, passing through or stationed here, strains on transport, hotels and food supplies constricted freedom for residents. It wasn’t all dampened moods and wartime woes – the 1940s brought the Swing era of Big Band music and jitterbug dancing. more