Jon Molvig: Maverick

Exhibition and Shows

14 Sep 2019 to 2 Feb 2020

Jon Molvig (1923-70) spent the greater part of his productive life in Brisbane where he dominated the art scene into the late 1960s. Brisbane was the catalyst for his major work, providing him with scope for his expressionist view of the world. Outspoken and rebellious, Molvig was also a charismatic teacher whose uncompromising commitment to painting inspired a group of young artists. This survey acknowledges his contribution to the local art community, features his early, vibrant works drawing on European influences and brings his stylistic eclecticism to the fore.

Accompanying the exhibition, the first substantial publication on Jon Molvig for three decades, will feature new scholarship on Molvig’s unique contribution to Australian art.

Facilities

Art & Culture Cafe Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Disabled access available Family Friendly Free Wifi Lockers Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet Queensland Tourism Industry Council Restaurant Shop Wheelchair access

Rates

Free Entry

Event Times

14 Sep 2019 to 2 Feb 2020

Daily Event

Venue

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA)

Stanley Place, South Brisbane, 4101

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