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Blue Vitriol
30-01-2011, 07:31 PM
Hello,

The University of Queensland Art Museum will be hosting an art exhibition titled "The Art of Chess: Your Move".
The exhibition opens Saturday, February 26, 2011 and will continue throughout the university semester.

Some artworks can be previewed here:
http://www.abc.net.au/rn/artworks/galleries/2010/3050948/image1.htm
http://www.bendigoartgallery.com.au/Page/Page.asp?Page_Id=264&h=0

Please come along and help spread the word! If you would like more info or want to get involved, please feel free to contact UQ Chess.
Hope to see you there!

Sarah Li

Desmond
31-01-2011, 04:04 PM
that's awesome, I love #3 with the coasters making the board and beer bottles making the pieces.

Blue Vitriol
10-02-2011, 03:12 PM
From the latest UQ Art Museum e-News (http://www.artmuseum.uq.edu.au/e-news/UQArtMuseumE-news26.html):

Saturday 26 February 11.00am – 4.00pm
Opening weekend public programs
The Art of Chess
YOUR MOVE: Australian Artists Play Chess

The Art of Chess is an ongoing project featuring chess sets designed by some of the world’s leading contemporary artists in a celebration of the game of chess and its continued relevance to the creative arts. Inspired by the international exhibition The Art of Chess, Bendigo Art Gallery commissioned thirteen of Australia’s leading artists to respond to the notion of the game of chess for the exhibition YOUR MOVE: Australian artists play chess.

11.00am - 12.00pm: curator floor talk by Tansy Curtin, Bendigo Art Gallery
12.00pm - 1.00pm: artist talks by Michael Doolan, Sebastian Di Mauro and Caroline Rothwell
1.00pm - 2.00pm: light refreshments provided
2.00pm - 4.00pm: join in, or watch the giant chess game outside the Art Museum, with members of the UQ Chess Club.

Giant chess set kindly provided by Gardiner Chess, Mudgeeraba

Exhibitions continue until 24 April

Free. All welcome.
RSVP acceptances Tuesday 22 February.
Email: artmuseum@uq.edu.au or 07 3365 3046

Blue Vitriol
22-02-2011, 07:54 PM
Attached is the Art Exhibition Postcard.

The postcard will be freely given out by the UQ Chess Club
on Market Day at UQ from 9:30am to 3:00pm,
Wednesday, February 23, 2011.

Come and visit our stall (No. 15)
located on the Great Court, UQ St. Lucia Campus.