A CABINET OF CURIOSITIES FROM THE COLLECTION

This display reimagines the Renaissance cabinet of curiosities. Now showing.

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detail: William BLAKE, Britain, 1757–1827, Satan before the Throne of God, plate 2 from the series Illustrations of the Book of Job 1823–26 London, published 1826 (first edition) engraving on chine collé on paper, 21.5 x 16.9 cm (plate), Gift of Tony Seymour in memory of Dr John Yeatman through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2015

WILLIAM BLAKE'S ENGRAVINGS

Selected engravings from The Book of Job and Dante’s The Divine Comedy. Now showing until 9 May 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. Now showing.

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image: Jenni Kemarre Martiniello, Australia, 1949, Southern Arrernte people, Northern Territory, Large mustard eel trap #1, 2012, Canberra Glassworks, Kingston, Canberra, glass, 32.0 x 108.0 x 32.0 cm; Gift of Lesley Lynn through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2013, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Making & Meaning: Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander craft and design

Now showing.

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Image:ael Abbott AO QC through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2010, Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

MORE INK THAN OCEAN: THE ART OF WRITING IN ISLAM

The art of calligraphy from Iran, India and Indonesia. Now showing until 20 July 2016.

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detail: Camille Pissarro, France, 1830-1903, Prairie à Éragny, 1886, Éragny, France, oil on canvas, 59.4 x 73.0 cm. Gift of the Gwinnett Family, James and Diana Ramsay Foundation, Marjory Edwards Bequest Fund, Margaret Olley Art Trust, Helen Bowden, Frank and Mary Choate, Peter and Pamela McKee, Emeritus Professor Anne Edwards AO, David and Pam McKee, and Members through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation Masterwork Appeal 2014.

PISSARRO ON DISPLAY

See the Art Gallery's most ambitious acquisition to date. Now showing.

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Image:Carol Jerrems, Australia, 1949 – 1980, Vale Street, 1975, St Kilda, Victoria, gelatin silver photograph, 13.3 x 19.9cm; Maurice A. Clark Bequest Fund 2013, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Courtesy estate of the artist, 2015

PUBLIC IMAGE, PRIVATE LIVES

Delve beneath the surface of familiar and unfamiliar Australian and international photography. Now showing.

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image detail: Jiangsu People’s Publishing House, Jiangsu, China, est. 1953, 革命现代京剧《杜鹃山》彩色影片剧照- 杜鹃山农民自卫军党代表柯湘 (Party representative of the farmers’ self-defence army of Azalea Mountain, from the film of the revolutionary modern opera Azalea Mountain, 1974, Wuxi, China, colour offset lithography on paper; Gift of Daniel Thomas through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 1985.

Political art from China and Indonesia

Encounter this first time showing of a unique collection. Now showing.

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