Category Archives: Modern Art

Wake up, Brisbane!

Why is it so hard to get people into art galleries in Brisbane? When we think of art in Australia, the first cities that come to mind are really Melbourne (known as the art capital) and Sydney (it’s big, has everything, and plenty of it). Brisbane? Pfft! When I’m overseas, I often have to explain… Read More »

‘Sunflowers’ under the microscope

A little while ago I had the opportunity to attend a lecture on 3D modelling of Van Gogh’s Sunflowers hanging in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. This was part of the University of Queensland World Science fair, with a guest speaker Emeritus Professor John Drennan, specialising in electron microscope and conservation work of some… Read More »