Become intrigued with Euan Macleod's figure in landscapes
Experience the majesty of Moreton Island and the Bay through Euan Macleod's exhibition of new works at Museum of Brisbane.
Football (Moreton Island), Euan Macleod
Euan Macleod: Moreton Island
Opening on the 4th July 2014 and running until the 12th October 2014, you can come along to the Museum of Brisbane and discover the sublime and fragile ecosystem of Moreton Island through the texture of Euan Macleod's artwork.
His art is a world of rich, layered brush strokes and explores the restlessness and vulnerability of the human figure in his evocative landscapes.
He was the Winner of the 1999 Archibald Prize, and has established a long and successful career.
He has a rapid approach to painting where he captures the mood and and the atmosphere of a moment in time.
This exhibition will delight the visual senses as you cam view works including: the billowing clouds, storm fronts, sunshine on the water at dusk and, the unmistakable Australian coastal bush lands.
Where:Museum of Brisbane - Clem Jones Gallery When: 4 Jul 2014 - 12 Oct 014 Time: 10am to 5pm daily Cost: Free
Exhibition Talk: Euan Macleod on Moreton Island Join Euan Macleod on Friday 25th July at 1pm as he discusses his work and the processes that he undertook to create the paintings in the Moreton Island exhibition.
Curators Talk: The art of Moreton Bay Museum of Brisbane Director, Peter Denham will present this talk and explore the individuals and artists who have recorded Moreton Bay. The many lives of Moreton Bay and the recently commissioned works featured in Euan Macleod: Moreton Island exhibition.
This will be the final chance to have a unique Moreton Bay experience and hear from the Museum of Brisbane Director, Peter Denham as he presents the individuals and artists of have recorded Moreton Bay and feature in the exhibition The many lives of Moreton Bay, and Euan Macleod: Moreton Island.
About Euan Macleod He is best known for expressing humanity's relationship with the landscape. He uses human figures in the landscape and captures the spirit of connection, human restlessness and vulnerability through his oil paintings. Many of his works are on paper.
Macleod has travelled widely; he works in his studio but also works en plain air (painting in the open air) in a variety of landscapes. His work has captured landscapes including areas of New Zealand, Flinders Ranges of South Australia, central Australia, Antarctica, Hong Kong, Gallipoli and Queensland.
Euan Macleod is a regular visitor to Brisbane and he pulls much of the city into his paintings.