Fairy Tales - GOMA
Exclusive to Brisbane, this exhibition brings together exceptional contemporary art, breath-taking costumes, immersive installs and stunning cinema from visual storytellers around the world to untangle themes of bravery and justice, loyalty and humility, cunning and aspiration.
Across a magical threshold and beyond every, 'Fairy Tales' is this summer's enchanting exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) in Brisbane with more than 100 works presented across the entire ground floor from 2 December 2023 until 28 April 2024. 'Fairy Tales' will re-tell the enduring folk stories of your childhood through the lends of contemporary artists, designers and filmmakers. A free curated film program screens alongside the exhibition in the Gallery's Australian Cinematheque with ongoing screenings of Jim Henson's The StoryTeller television series throughout the season.
Step into the enchanting world of once upon a time. From opulent carriages to sumptuous gowns, twisted woodlands to mystical mirrors, 'Fairy Tales' at GOMA explores centuries of beloved folk stories through art, design and film.
Image - Timothy Horn / Glass slipper (ugly blister) 2001 / Purchased 2002 / Collection: NGA, Canberra © Timothy HornMore Experiences