Landmark bequest announces inaugural acquisitions

Works by Olafur Eliasson, Tacita Dean and Fiona Hall will enter QAGOMA’s collection thanks to The Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Trust.

In a landmark bequest of $35 million to the Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), The Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Charitable Trust announced its inaugural acquisitions of works by world-renowned artists Olafur Eliasson, Tacita Dean CBE and Fiona Hall.

Works secured by the Trust are Chalk Fall (2018), a monumental nine-panel chalkboard drawing by British artist Tacita Dean; Riverbed 2014/2019, a vast, rocky landscape by Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson; and two intricate and enthralling series of low-relief sculptures by leading Australian artist Fiona Hall.

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