Well Fancy That #15: Xmas Good Will Special

Stuff Dec 22, 2007 No Comments

“The Gallery of Modern Art, a new building at Brisbane’s South Bank dedicated to post-1970 art, opened a whole year ago, generating a buzz not seen in Brisbane since Charles Kingsford Smith touched down after crossing the Pacific. Since the opening, however, almost nothing has happened there. Given the goodwill and excitement garnered by the opening, the year has been hugely anti-climactic. Obviously, the hope was that a Warhol show, slated to open exactly 12 months after the building’s inauguration, would generate enough electricity to shock the place out of its torpor. It may yet succeed, but to me the whole thing looks like a failure of institutional nerve…”

Sebastian Smee
, Too Cool For School, December 22, The Australian

Andrew Frost

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