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Signs of the Time

Signs of the Time


Exclusive to Gold Coast City Gallery, Signs of the Time is an exhibition of street art by world-renowned, national and local artists. This Gallery-curated exhibition features an impressive selection of artwork from both private collections and newly commissioned artwork. Including urban art megastars Banksy, Bambi and Blek Le Rat, the exhibition explores how street art reflects our society, times and culture.

The exhibition will feature works from urban art megastars including; Banksy’s Nola (White Rain); Bambi, Britain’s best-known female street artist, and her iconic Amy Winehouse portrait Amy Jade; the godfather of stencil art Blek Le Rat’s statement self-portrait The Man Who Walks Through Walls, Iranian street artist A1One’s anti-corporation work East Resist and Swoon’s social struggle artwork Street Sweeper.

In addition to the main gallery exhibition, the foyer gallery will feature an ‘urban laneway’ showcasing original street art commissioned by Gold Coast City Gallery, of national and local urban artists including 40/40 Creative, Lorraine Abernethy, Sarah Beetson, Beastman, Shannon Doyle, Claudio Kirac, E.L.K., Fuzeillear, HA HA, Libby Harward, Paul Parker, Johnny Romeo, Kiel Tillman, SK412 and Matthew Te Paea.

Signs of the Time will extend beyond the gallery walls with a range of events including art, dance and skate workshops, live demonstrations, art battles, live music and wrap-up street party.

Exhibition is free and open daily from 18 February – 9 April.

Guided School Tours
Guided tours of the Signs of the Time exhibition are available for school groups. To register your interest please click below and complete the School Booking form.

Tell us what you think

If you have seen the Signs of the Time exhibition we’d love to hear your feedback to ensure the best possible visitor experience. Please click below to go to our short visitor survey.

Visitor Survey

Public Programs
Signs of the Time has an exciting range of events and workshops catered to all ages and interests.  Follow the links below for more details on all Public Programs.

Art Auction | Foyer Artwork
Fri 17 Feb –  Sun 9 April

Taking it to the Streets Skate Video | People’s Choice Award
Votes open – Wed 8 Mar – Fri 31 Mar

Sat 1 Apr | 3 – 7pm
A full timetable for the event is now available HERE

Taking It to the Streets | Street Tap AND Jazz Workshop 
Thurs 6 Apr | 3.30 – 5.30pm

ArtLab | Aerosoul with Delve 
Sat 8 Apr | 10am & 1pm

Images: Banksy. Nola (White Rain) 2007, screenprint on paper. Collection Ken McGregor | Blek Le Rat. Rat 2009, spray paint on canvas. Collection Ken McGregor | Bambi. Amy Jade 2012, spray paint, oil and mixed media on metal panel. Collection Ken McGregor | A1one, Untitled 2008, spray paint on board. Collection Ken McGregor

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