detail: Catherine Truman, Australia, born 1957, Ongoing being, 2010, Adelaide, mixed media;  Courtesy the artist

Catherine Truman

Discover the manifold practise of artist Catherine Truman

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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: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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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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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. 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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detail: Arthur Streeton, Australia, 1867 – 1943, Nocturne, Amiens, 1918, Amiens, oil on canvas, 76.2 x 63.5 cm, Gift of Artist 1943, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.

BETWEEN THE LINES

Australian artists and war. A display commemorating the ANZAC centenary. Now showing.

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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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detail: Brook Andrew, Australia, born 1970, Wiradjuri people, New South Wales, The Island I, 2008, black ink, silver foil on linen; Gift of Susan Armitage through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2011, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Courtesy the artist and Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne and Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris

CARRYING CULTURE

Focussing on the power and persistence of the vessel, the weapon and the ornament in Aboriginal art and culture. Now Showing.

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image detail: Franz KEMPF, Australia, born 1926, Memorial I, 1979, printed at Druckma Press, Melbourne, colour lithograph on paper, 61.0 x 38.5 cm (image), Gift of Franz Kempf through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2014. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, 20142G23

FRANZ KEMPF

Celebrating Franz Kempf’s ninetieth birthday and his enduring career. Now showing.

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detail: Kate Kurucz, 2016, The Island, oil on linen, 91.0 x 91.0 cm; Photo: Grant Hancock

THE COLLECTIONS PROJECT

A new series of paintings as part of the Guildhouse Collections Project. From 3 June 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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