Australia's Playground: Art on the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast has long inspired artists who have lived here or come as visitors and found pause for reflection in the sights and wonders of the region.

A place of enviable beaches, ancient rainforests, diverse communities, and abundant sunshine, this collection explores the unique character of the Gold Coast, and features artists who hail from the region, but whose work explores narratives of identity in the contemporary age. Features in Gallery 2 will include The Rainforest by William Robinson and paintings, ceramics, photography and video.

HOTA Collects

Showcasing over 100 works from HOTA’s Collection across three galleries HOTA Collects reflects key developments in Australian art over the past 50 years including abstraction, feminist art, Indigenous art, ceramics, and twenty-first-century photography.

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Image credit:

William Robinson, The rainforest (detail) 1990, oil on canvas, 188.0 x 492.5 cm, Collection, HOTA Gallery. Acquired through funds from Gold Coast’s business and art loving community 1991 © William Robinson/Philip Bacon Galleries.

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