M.J.M. Carter AO, Collection through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2014, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

TREASURE SHIPS: ART IN THE AGE OF SPICES

Experience the wonder of exotic art from the spice age.

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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

EN – TRENCHED: CONTEMPORARY ART AND THE ART OF THE TRENCHES

Explore art made from the waste of warfare

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Image: Mabel Juli, Australia, born 1933 Gija people, Western Australia, Garnkiny Ngarrangkarni ‑ Moon Dreaming 2009, Turkey Creek, east Kimberley, Western Australia, natural ochre and pigment on linen; 123.0 x 182.7 cm. Gift of the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2009, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide © Mabel Juli, Courtesy Warmun Art Centre.

CROSSING TIME: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER COLLECTION

Discover stunning works from across Australia

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Image: Bosley, Mitcham, South Australia, 1932–1945, manufacturer, Gnome, c.1938, Mitcham, Adelaide, earthenware, 67.0 cm high; Gift of Dr Robert Lyons through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2014. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program. Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

A CHANCE BEGINNING

Discover highlights from the Lyons Collection of Decorative Arts

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Image: Yvonne Koolmatrie, Eel trap, 2008, installation view, Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, 2009, woven sedge, dimensions 235 x 44 x 8 cm, courtesy of the University of South Australia Art Collection, Adelaide, photography: Sam Noonan, courtesy of the artist and Aboriginal and Pacific Art, Sydney

RIVERLAND: YVONNE KOOLMATRIE

A comprehensive survey exhibition of this master Ngarrindjeri weaver and internationally esteemed artist.

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Image:INDIA, ‘Mathnavi’ of Jalal al‑Din Muhammad Rumi, dated 2 Muharram AH 1051 / 13 April 1641 CE, Shahjahanabad (New Delhi), India ink, opaque watercolour and gold on polished paper, leather, 474 folio bound volume, 24.8 x 16.8 cm (volume); M J M Carter AO Collection through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2013, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.

MORE INK THAN OCEAN: THE ART OF WRITING IN ISLAM

Experience the art of calligraphy from Iran, India and Indonesia

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Image: Japan Long robe, with’ hemp leaf ’ pattern c.1888, Asami, Akita, cotton, natural indigo with stitch resist dyeing 141.0 x 117.0 cm Asian Art Curators Fund 2013 Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

THE POWER OF PATTERN: THE AYAKO MITSUI COLLECTION

Encounter this first time showing of a unique collection

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Image: Ignas Krunglevicius Lithuania, born 1969 Interrogation, 2009, Oslo, Norway, two‑channel video installation, 13 mins, sound Gift of James Darling AM and Lesley Forwood through the Art Gallery of South Australia Contemporary Collectors 2014 Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide Installation view at Oslo Kunstforening, 2010 photography: Ignas Krunglevicius.

NEW ACQUISITIONS

Enjoy the latest additions to Australian, Asian and European art

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