Experience the best of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.

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installation view: Gallery 6, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 2017; photo Saul Steed

Rethinking Australian Art

Highlighting the complex and radical changes that occurred in Australian art after the Second World War.

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A site-specific work that initiates the re-presentation of our Australian Art collection.

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China, Plate, c.1630s, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province Porcelain, underglaze blue cobalt decoration, 27.5 cm (diam); South Australian Government Grant 1984, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide


Exploring China's extraordinary aesthetic heritage.

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image detail: Dorrit Black, Australia, 1891–1951, On the rocks, 1935, England, colour linocut on white wove tissue, 19.8 x 31.4 cm (image), 27.5 x 34.5 cm (sheet); Gift of Ann Vanstone through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation and the Maurice A. Clarke Bequest Fund 2010

Dorrit Black: Linocuts

Expressing the dynamism and rhythms of modern life.

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image: Sionemaletau Falemaka, Australia, 1962, Neckpiece, 2012, Sydney, pearl disks, polymide buttons, silk yarn, 62.5 cm (length); Rhianon Vernon Roberts Memorial Collection 2013, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, © Sionemaletau Falemaka, Courtesy of Stanley Street Gallery

The Rhianon Vernon-Roberts Memorial Collection

Selected works of contemporary Australian jewellery. Now showing.

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image detail: Russell Drysdale, Australia 1912 - 1981, Mullaloonah Tank, 1953, Sydney, oil on canvas; South Australian Government Grant 1953, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, courtesy of the Estate of Russell Drysdale

Occupied Territory

Examining the legacy of colonisation and the sovereignty of First Nations people.

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