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Bringing you the very best in Art & Design news, QT’s art radar picks up on the quirky, the crazy and the incredible new Art & Design from around the globe.


Inked up

On the 13th, 14th and 15th of January at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre the most prevalent form of mass culture art of the 2000′s is going to present in a big way. It comes in the form of SurfNInk. Artists like Nikko Hurtado, who specialises in tattoos such as the one seen […]


The sweetest melancholy

In one of the most highly anticipated releases of 2012, ‘Melancholia’ takes us through the devastating depths of depression and the inability of us, as a race, to see the good in what we have, versus the pain in what we do not have. The basic plot borders on sci-fi and leaves you wondering what […]


All we are saying

Young photographers with a view to change the world. Are you camera savvy? This could be the big break you’ve been waiting for.


Jennifer Steinkamp in QT’s Orbit

“Jennifer Steinkamp installations frequently induce a level of immersion that is unusual”. When you view the arresting installation in the lobby of QT Gold Coast and you become immersed in the light and shadow of ‘Orbit’.


Ethically divine at the Blue Caravan

Blue Caravan is undoubtedly one of the best breakthrough Australian sites of 2011.


GC BlahBlah fashion and fun blog

Two GC based fashionsitas and socialites have taken the task on of getting down to the nitty gritty of what’s available on the coast to those who are interested in scratching below the surface, under the tan and to the bare bones of the areas artistic and design communities.


The Secret Garden of Mt Tambourine

Set on five lush acres of Queensland finest forest, the magical world of Marks and Gardner Art Gallery is one that will take your breath away.


19 Karen is the modern artscape on the Gold Coast.

19 Karen is a springboard for exceptionally talented emerging artists helping them to launch their careers


Mesha Sendyk: A higher level of consciousness at the Anthea Polson Gallery

The Anthea Polson Art Gallery sits snugly within the Marina Mirage complex. It’s stark white walls form the perfect canvas for modern international and local artworks that are chosen to help the viewer subvert their reality through the introduction of unfamiliar objects and images.

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Trent Mitchell – Chasing the Curve

Trent Mitchell’s first solo book – Chasing the Curve: a Portrait of the Sea – is a collection of his finest personal work to date, presented in a beautiful hardback format.


Pouring a Rainbow

We absolutely love Art here @ QT and we recently stumbled upon this incredible artist named Holton Rower.


Colour Blocking and Neon

Colour blocking is starting to sprout up everywhere and with the likes of Erin Heatherton showing us how its done, it’s easy to say Neon never looked so good!  


Liquid to Light

Designer Ed Chew takes a green step in the right direction with the TetraBox lamp, a light object made from discarded drink packets that would have otherwise ended up in landfills already packed to the brim.


Paper Castle by Wataru Itou

Wataru Itou, a gifted art student from Tokyo, spent 4 years of his life building this incredible paper castle. They called it Umi, it has lights and glows in the dark. Amazing!


A Very Imaginative Art Installation

Small People by Jerry Niemi

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