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LUKE ROBERTS: Interview for QAGOMA

Posted 13/10/2017

Luke Roberts discusses his work The spearing (A) and (B) included in the Queensland Art Gallery's new permanent hang of the Australian Art Collection. The video can be watched here

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Luke Roberts: 'The Unflinching Gaze: Photo Media & the male figure', Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW

Posted 07/10/2017

Photographic work by Luke Roberts is now on display in The Unflinching Gaze: Photo Media & the Male Figure, a major exhibition of over 200 photographs and video works by 62 artists (24 Australian and 38 international) and deals with how the male figure has been represented in photo media over the past 140 years.

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Luke Roberts: Panel Discussion, 'The Fashioning of Identity', Griffith University Art Museum

Posted 16/09/2017

Artist Luke Roberts will be involved in The fashioning of identity: bodies, politics and performative strategies
with Dr Nadia Buick, Gerwyn Davies and Chantal Fraser, a panel discussion at Griffith Univeristy Art Museum on September 19 at 6pm. The panel will explore the use of costume and body adornment in contemporary art, and the practice of assuming personas and using the artist’s body. To rsvp email artmuseum@griffith.edu.au.

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THE DUST NEVER SETTLES: UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND ART MUSEUM, ST. LUCIA

Posted 28/03/2017

'The Dust Never Settles' is a group exhibition at The University of Queensland Art Museum that draws on its collection to explore works by contemporary artists who probe at cultural, environmental and psychological histories that remain unresolved. The exhibition includes work by Khadim Ali, Richard Bell & Emory Douglas, Gordon Bennett, Bonita Ely, Dale Harding, Raquel Ormella, Luke Roberts and Judy Watson and runs from Wednesday 12 April to Sunday 30 July.

Luke Roberts: New World Order, Casula Powerhouse

Posted 09/12/2016

Her Divine Holiness Pope Alice will make a ceremonial appearance as part of the opening of 'New World Order' at Casula Powerhouse tonight at 6pm. The exhibition brings together a number of works that explore alternative theories and readings of events in a post-internet era. Curated by Ella Barclay and Toni Bailey 'New World Order' runs until 12 Feb 2017. Read more.

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GORDON BENNETT, IAN BURN, JUDY WATSON, SANDRA SELIG, LUKE ROBERTS, TIM JOHNSON, VERNON AH KEE, EUGENE CARCHESIO & STUART RINGHOLT: GOMA TURNS 10 & SUGAR SPIN

Posted 25/11/2016

The work of Gordon Bennett, Ian Burn, Eugene Carchesio, Luke Roberts, Tim Johnson, Vernon Ah Kee, Sandra Selig and Stuart Ringholt features as part of 'Sugar Spin', a large-scale and ambitious exhibition featuring work from the QAGOMA collection and new commissions, such as Judy Watson's 'tow row' 2016. The exhibition is situated at the Gallery of Modern Art and is part of the Gallery's tenth birthday celebrations 'GOMA Turns 10'.

Luke Roberts in Bimblebox - art - science - nature. at Logan Art Gallery

Posted 15/10/2016

Luke Roberts work is featured at the Logan Art Gallery as part of the Bimblebox exhibition art - science - nature. Curated by Beth Jackson this show features a survery of artists responding to the natural environment in the Bimblebox nature refuge in Central West Queensland. 

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Luke Roberts - Artist Talk

Posted 20/09/2016

Luke Roberts will be giving a talk about his recent exhibition of works at Milani Gallery, this Saturday 24 September from 11am. 

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Luke Roberts @ Unbuttoned - Metro Arts

Posted 07/09/2016

Luke Roberts will present the film ‘Reflections in a Golden Eye’ on Thursday 15th September at 7pm in the Lumen Room at Metro Arts, as part of Unbuttoned during the Brisbane Festival.

Unbuttoned: A Festival of Gender, Art and You is a vibrant sequence of events spanning visual art exhibits, talk and social events, live art performances, and film previews that will open the gap between man and woman and the space in between.

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BEYOND THE TOWER: UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND ART MUSEUM

Posted 19/07/2016

The University of Queensland Art Museum celebrates its 40th year with the exhibition 'Beyond the tower: 40 years and counting', profiling the museum's significant collection. Curated by Director Campbell Gray and Curator Samantha Littley, the exhibition includes work by Madonna Staunton, Gordon Bennett, Eugene Carchesio, Jon Cattapan, Gordon Hookey, Khadim Ali, Richard Bell, Aleks Danko, Judy Watson, Luke Roberts, and Tim Johnson.

LUKE ROBERTS: POINSETTIA RIVERFIRE, BRISBANE PUBLIC ARTWORK

Posted 17/05/2016

Brisbane City Council has unveiled a new, ambitious public artwork by Brisbane-based Luke Roberts. Entitled 'Poinsettia Riverfire', the sculpture is based on the sinous floral emblem of Brisbane, introduced to Queensland from its native Mexico in 1930. Situated permanently in Emma Miller Place on Roma Street, Brisbane CBD, the work is visible behind the Commonwealth Law Courts. 

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LUKE ROBERTS: AFTER DARK: HIDDEN HISTORIES, GOLD COAST CITY GALLERY

Posted 29/09/2015

Luke Roberts will discuss his major work Exorcism XIII The Chaos of Memory 1991 as part of AFTER DARK: Hidden Histories at the Gold Coast City Gallery thursday 1 October. The program will begin at 6pm. For further details about the event please read more.

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LUKE ROBERTS: ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, SYDNEY

Posted 21/07/2015

Luke Roberts's major work In mob we trust (Richard Bell), a finalist in the 2012 Archibald Prize, is currently on display at the Art Gallery of New South Wales alongside a selection of past Archibald Prize finalists held in the collection. 

LUKE ROBERTS: DO DISTURB, PALAIS DE TOKYO, PARIS

Posted 04/03/2015

Luke Roberts has been invited to present a performance work as part of the Palais de Tokyo's 'Do Disturb' event, a three day festival co-organised with MoMA PS1 (New York), Tate Modern (London), the Matadero Madrid, the National Centre for Visual Arts (Centre national des arts plastiques - CNAP, Paris), the 49 Nord 6 Est – Frac Lorraine (Metz, France) and the Berghain (Berlin).

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HDH POPE ALICE CANONISATION: NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA

Posted 29/10/2014

In 1974 Alice Jitterbug visited the National Gallery of Victoria and was later that evening mistaken for Germaine Greer. It was a courageous act in a suppressive era in which transvestitism could incur the wrath of the Law and strong religious prejudice. This year HDH Pope Alice announced Alice Jitterbug's worthiness for sainthood and inclusion in the Cosmic Pantheon of Hallowed Eternals.

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Voice and Reason Review

Posted 26/07/2013

A review of the Queensland Art Gallery's exhibition Voice and Reason, which includes Richard Bell, Gordon Bennett, Vernon Ah Kee, Tim Johnson, and Luke Roberts.

Read it here: http://www.ravencontemporary.com.au/voice-and-reason-one-of-the-most-powerful-exhibitions-youre-likely-to-see-this-year/

Born To Concrete

Posted 21/06/2013

Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon Hookey, Eugene Carchesio, Luke Roberts, Ian Burn, and Aleks Danko will be included in Born To Concrete at the University of Queensland Art Museum, 6 July - 6 October.

More information: http://www.vision6.com.au/download/files/31940/1966719/BTC%20email%20invite.jpg

Voice and Reason

Posted 01/06/2013

Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon Bennett, Judy Watson, and Luke Roberts are included in Voice and Reason at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. The exhibition runs 18 May - November 2013.

More information: http://www.qagoma.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/current/voice_and_reason

Luke Roberts: Book Launch at Gallery of Modern Art

Posted 19/10/2012

Luke Roberts will be launching his new book Luke Roberts: AlphaStation/Alphaville on Saturday 27 October, 2pm at the Gallery of Modern Art Store. 

RSVP Essential. For more information please contact  gallery.store@qagoma.qld.gov.au

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SCULPTURE IS EVERYTHING

Posted 21/08/2012

The works of Aleks Danko, Gordon Hookey and Luke Roberts feature in the exhibition Sculpture Is Everything: Contemporary Works From The Collection at Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane that explores the extraordinarily diverse and surprising field of contemporary sculpture.

http://qagoma.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/current/sculpture_is_everything_contemporary_works_from_the_collection

Vernon Ah Kee, Luke Roberts, Kate Beynon: Finalists in the Archibald Prize 2012

Posted 24/03/2012

Vernon Ah Kee's portrait of Lex Wotton, Luke Roberts' portrait of Richard Bell, and Kate Beynon's portrait of Lindy Lee are finalists in this year's Archibald prize.

Archibald Prize 2012: Art Gallery of New South Wales, 31 March - 3 June 2012.

For more information: http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/prizes/archibald/2012/

Ten Years of Contemporary Australian Art: The James C. Sourris AM Collection

Posted 22/10/2011

A number of artists represented by Milani Gallery will be included in an upcoming exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane.

Ten Years of Contemporary Art features highlights from the collection of James C. Sourris AM.

For more information: http://qag.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/coming_soon/ten_years_of_contemporary_art_the_james_c_sourris_am_collection

Luke Roberts: AlphaStation/Alphaville @ ACP

Posted 08/06/2011

A major solo exhibition by Luke Roberts will open at the Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, later this month. AlphaStation/Alphaville, originally shown at the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane in late 2010, features a major new series of photographic works by Roberts, together with selected earlier images. 17 June - 23 July, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney.http://tmp.acp.org.au/future/

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NEW 2010: UQ Art Museum

Posted 10/12/2010

Works by Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon Bennett, Louise Hearman, Luke Roberts and Madonna Staunton will be on display as part of NEW 2010, an upcoming exhibition of recent acquisitions at the University of Queensland Art Museum. University of Queensland Art Museum, St Lucia, 11 December 2010 - 20 February 2011.http://www.artmuseum.uq.edu.au/index.html?page=141601

Multiplicities @ University of Queensland Art Museum

Posted 26/11/2010

Self portraits by Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon Bennett and Luke Roberts feature in an exhibition currently on display at the University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane. Curated by Samantha Littley, Multiplicites: Self portraits from the collection, examines how contemporary artists have reinvigorated and expanded the traditional genre of self portraiture. University of Queensland Art Museum, 25 November 2010 - 16 January 2011.http://www.artmuseum.uq.edu.au/index.html?page=120216

MAJOR LUKE ROBERTS EXHIBITION AT THE IMA

Posted 11/11/2010

Luke Roberts will show a major body of new photographic works together with early photographic performance works at the IMA from 27 November 2010 to 26 February 2011. The exhibition will tour to the Australian Centre for Photography in June 2011. More information here: http://www.ima.org.au/pages/exhibitions.php

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100 Years: Highlights from the University of Queensland Art Collection April 16 - July 4

Posted 17/04/2010

Historic and contemporary artworks will be juxtaposed in an exhibition that highlights the depth of collecting at UQ. Many artists are on display through July 4, including Ian Burn, Luke Roberts, Richard Bell, Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon Bennett, Sandra Selig, Eugene Carchesio, Judy Watson, Tim Johnson, Madonna Staunton and many more. Read more here:  http://www.uq.edu.au/centenary/100-years-100-artworks

National Artists Self Portrait Prize

Posted 25/11/2009

Luke Roberts and Judy Watson are finalists in this year's National Artists' Self Portrait Prize at the University of Queensland Art Museum. The biennial, invitational only prize will be judged this year by Elizabeth Ann Macgregor, director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney. The winner will be announced at the opening of the exhibition on November 27. University of Queensland Art Museum, St Lucia, Queensland, 28 November 2009-24 January, 2010. 

Soft Sculpture

Posted 06/06/2009

Works  by Rosslynd Piggott and Luke Roberts are currently on display at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, as part of the exhibition, Soft Sculpture. Curated by Lucina Ward, Soft Sculpture looks at the way which artists use unconventional materials to challenge the idea of sculpture.