Boss Drovers

Robert Macpherson
Saturday, 19 October, 2019 to Sunday, 1 December, 2019

MACPHERSON ROBERT / Australia b. 1937 / 1000 FROG POEMS: 1000 BOSS DROVERS ("YELLOW LEAF FALLING") FOR H.S. (detail, no. 2400) 1996-2014 / graphite, ink and stain on paper / 2400 sheets / Purchased 2014 with funds from the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation, Paul and Susan Taylor, and Donald and Christine McDonald / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / Photograph: Natasha Harth, QAGOMA. ©The artist

This touring installation of 200 drawings is only a fragment of the 2400 individual sheets Robert MacPherson made over two decades that together form the single huge work ‘BOSS DROVERS’ 1996–2014. The Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art is delighted to make this work from its Collection available for audiences throughout the state, along with a digital interactive that allows viewers to investigate ‘BOSS DROVERS’ in its entirety.