Museum of Brisbane

Regarding retro:

  • 09 Dec 2005 — 19 Mar 2006
  • Exhibition now closed

Slip into another time zone and enter the world of the passionate collector of retro culture and kitsch.

Regarding Retro: Reanimations of the preloved

Eighteen artists’ reworking of ‘Op Shop’ bargains captured both the amusing and serious dimensions of collecting. The unwanted and discarded were transformed into assemblages, fashion, photography, ceramics, installations and collages. Artists included: Danny Abood, Thierry Auriac, Slim Barrie, Elaine Campaner, Clinton Cross, Elvis Di Fazio, Peter Fay, Elizabeth Gower, Ed Koumans, Claudine Marzik, Martin Mischkulnig, Milena Quansah, Luke Roberts, Joan Ross, Mona Ryder, Glen Skien, Trevor Spohr, Christine Turner.