image detail: Gareth Sansom, 'A universal timeless allegory', 2014, oil and enamel on linen, 213.0 x 274.0 cm. Private collection, Brisbane. Courtesy the artist and Milani Gallery, Brisbane.

2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Magic Object

Encounter a world of wonder through the eyes of contemporary artists. Opens 27 February 2016.

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detail: Robert Hannaford, Australia, born 1944, Self-Portrait , 2008, Riverton, South Australia, oil on canvas, 110.0 x 140.0cm; Private collection. Courtesy the artist Fund 1940, Art Gallery of South Australia.

ROBERT HANNAFORD

Presenting 50 years of work by South Australia’s most celebrated portraitist. Opens 2 July 2016.

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detail: Iran, Tile (hunt scene), 19th century, Iran, earthenware, under-glaze decoration, 53.1 x 42.5cm; Bequest of Sir Samuel Way 1916, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.

100 YEARS: THE LEGACY OF SIR SAMUEL WAY

Showcasing the generous bequest from Sir Samuel Way (1836-1916). Opens July 2016.

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Image:Wrist band sweet heart charm c1916 belonging to C.S.Preiss of 3rd Light Horse Regiment tin, copper and leather Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

SAPPERS AND SHRAPNEL: CONTEMPORARY ART AND THE ART OF THE TRENCHES

Art made from the waste of warfare. Opens 11 November 2016.

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detail: Fiona Hall, Australia, born 1953, All the King’s Men, 2014-2015, Adelaide, knitted military uniforms, wire, animal bone, horns, teeth, dice, glass, and mixed media, 20 parts, dimensions variable; Gift of the Art Gallery of South Australia Contemporary Collectors 2015, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney. photo: Clayton Glen

Fiona Hall: All the King's Men

An exemplary manifestation of Hall's maverick powers of material transformation. Opens 29 July 2016.

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detail: Sue Kneebone, Australia, born 1963, Neat Drop, 2014, Adelaide, mixed media: found chandelier, kangaroo skulls, chain, found chair, rock, glass bottle, leather, seed pod, wood, dimensions variable; Gift of Tracey and Michael Whiting though the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation’s South Australian Artists Fund 2015, Art Gallery of South Australia. installation view: Deadpan, Fontenelle, 2014. Courtesy the artist. photo: James Field.

Sue Kneebone

Exploring intersections between history, memory and myth. Opens 11 June 2016.

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detail: Japan, Shibayama cabinet, c.1880, Japan, inlaid wood, lacquer, ivory, mothe‑of‑pearl, gilt bronze, 208.0 x 140.0 x 60.0 cm; Gift of the  beneficiaries of Agnes M.C. Rasp 1936

Great Tales in Asian Art

Portraying grand narratives and iconic scenes in Asian art. Opens 25 March 2016.

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THE MODERN IMAGE

Celebrating South Australian photographers Gwendolyn Morris, Esther Baylis, and Joyce Waterhouse. Opens July 2016.

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