Patricia Piccinini: New Exhibitions in Cairns and Russia
Buxton Contemporary Collection artist Patricia Piccinini opens a new solo exhibition titled Life Clings Closest at Cairns Art Gallery. This exhibition brings together works from the last twenty years of Piccinini’s practice, as well as a new group of works inspired by the unique environment of Far North Queensland. These works celebrate the wondrous ecology of the area, but also wonders at how we can cope with the overwhelming challenges facing it.
Solo: Life Clings Closest
22 August – 8 December 2019
Cairns Art Gallery, Cairns
For more information visit the Cairns Art Gallery website.
Piccinini is also included in exhibition, The Coming World: Ecology as the New Politics 2030–2100 at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Russia. The Coming World is a major exhibition project that brings together historical and new works by over 50 Russian and international artists and will occupy the entire Museum building. It takes a look at a future already in the making, when the environmental agenda will become one of the main political questions.
The Coming World: Ecology as the New Politics 2030–2100
28 June – 1 December 2019
Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Russia
For more information visit the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art website.
Image: Life Clings Closest exhibition publication
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