detail: Dorrit Black Australia, 1891-1951 Coast road 1942, Adelaide oil on composition board 45.5 x 55.0 cm d'Auvergne Boxall Bequest Fund 1989 Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

DORRIT BLACK: UNSEEN FORCES

Largest ever retrospective of Dorrit Black's work. Now showing until 7 September 2014.

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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.

MASTERWORK REVEALED

Discover a display of light, colour and atmosphere. Opens 23 August 2014.

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LACE: THE ART OF ADORNMENT

Discover lace, portraiture and new creative visions. Open until February 2015.

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detail: Korea, Portrait of a Confucian scholar-official (yangban) 19th century, Korea, Bequest of R.H. Longden 1994, 947A51

ELEGANT PURSUITS

Step into the rarefied world of the East Asian scholar-artist. Now showing until 7 December 2014.

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detail: Mortimer Menpes, Britain/Australia, 1855–1938, Reading, c.1898–99, London, drypoint, printed in coloured inks on paper, 21.8 x 26.4 cm (plate), Private collection, England

The World of Mortimer Menpes

First retrospective of the work of Mortimer Menpes. Now showing until 7 September 2014.

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Above and Below

Australian landscapes from the Gallery’s collection. Now showing until December 2014.

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Detail: Iran, The  Yakob ‘Polonaise’ Carpet, c.1625–30, Isfahan region, silk pile with brocading in silver thread; Gift of Mr William Bowmore AO OBE through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation

Paradise on Earth

Enjoy flowers in the arts of Islam. Now showing until January 2015.

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detail: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, The Netherlands, 1606   1669, Landscape with a cottage and haybarn, 1641, Amsterdam, etching, drypoint on paper 32.1 x 12.8 cm (plate) Gift of Carol Adams, Peggy Barker, Frank Choate, Lady Downer, Dr Michael Drew, Shane Le Plastrier,  Joan Lyons, Belinda Morgan, Tom Pearce, Marion Wells and Irena Zhang through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation Collectors Club 2013 Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Rembrandt and the Etching Revival

Discover newly-acquired etching by Rembrandt. Open 22 August 2014.

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detail: Nicholas Folland Doldrum 2005, found boat, crystal and glassware, fluorescent light, dimensions variable temporary installation, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide.

THE EXTREME CLIMATE OF NICHOLAS FOLLAND

Explore Nicholas Folland's work. Now showing until 1 February 2015.

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detail: Deidre But-Husaim, The Special Goodness (Dark Heart #3), 2014, 51 x 102cm, oil on maple panel

COLLECTIONS PROJECT

Australian artists respond to our collection. Open until 7 September 2014.

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detail: Giovanni Battista PIRANESI, Italy, 1720 - 1778, View of the Arch of Constantine, from the series 'Veduta di Roma’ (Views of Rome and Environs, 1760-78, published in Rome, etching on paper, 48.0 x 71.4 cm (plate), 53.5 x 77.3 cm (sheet), Gift of Mr L.H. Landseer 1939, 395G142

BEAUTY IN DECAY

Discover Piranesi's 'Views of Rome'. Now showing until December 2014.

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