Ramsay Art Prize

A new $100,000 national art prize supporting contemporary artists under 40. Opens 27 May.

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image detail: Auguste Rodin, France, 1840–1917, Pierre de Wissant, Monumental Nude, c.1886–87 (Coubertin Foundry, cast 1985), Paris, bronze, 215.0 x 100.0 x 60.0cm; William Bowmore AO OBE Collection. Gift of the South Australian Government, assisted by the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 1996, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.

VERSUS RODIN: Bodies across space and time

Exhibition extended until 16 July.

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image detail: Grace Crowley, Australia, 1890 – 1979, Abstract painting, 1953, Sydney. Bequest Grace Crowley 1981

REKO RENNIE

Watch Reko Rennie paint a new commission live. From 13 June 2017.

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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

Explore the power of the vessel, the weapon and the ornament in Aboriginal art and culture. Now showing.

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image detail: Grace Crowley, Australia, 1890 – 1979, Abstract painting, 1953, Sydney. Bequest Grace Crowley 1981

MODERN BEING

Australian mid-twentieth century art and design from the collection. Now showing.

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image detail: Felix Bracquemond, France 1833-1914, Plover and Teal, from the series 'Modern etchings', February 1863, vol.1 no.6, pl.26, 1863, printed by Auguste Delatre; published by Cadart & Luquet, Paris, etching one chine colle on paper; bequest of Sir Samuel Way 1916, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

SIR SAMUEL WAY PRINT TRAIL

Discover the generous bequest from Sir Samuel Way. Now showing.

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detail: Bea Maddock, engraver, Australia, 1934 - 2016, Blue Orange II, 1976, Canberra; printed by the artist and Graham, Fransella at the Australian National University, photo-etching printed in blue & orange inks on paper, 43.2 x 33.8cm (plate), 95.0 x 70.0cm (sheet); South Australian Government Grant, 1987 Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.

Bea Maddock

Expressive, gestural, printmaking.

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India, Portrait of the Prophet Muhammad riding the Buraq, 1820-1830, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh or Delhi, India, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, 17.7 x 10.9 x 6.6cm, Gift of Barrie and Judith Heaven 2009, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Ilm: Art and knowledge in Islam

This display reflects on the ways that Muslim artists have explored understanding knowledge in Islam. Now showing.

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detail:Linda Jackson, Australia, born Melbourne 1950, Rainbow gumleaves, 1985, Sydney, stencil print on cotton, South Australian Government Grant 1999 © Linda Jackson

Linda Jackson and Utopia

Bold and vivid textiles, art works and garments, by a pioneering and unique Australian.

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image: Carlier Makigawa, Australia, born 1952, Hybrid bangle, from the series 'Hybrid', 2005, Fitzroy, Melbourne, sterling silver, monel; Rhiannon Vernon-Roberts Memorial Collection 2006, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, (C) Carlier Makigawa

The Rhianon Vernon-Roberts Memorial Collection

Selected works of contemporary Australian jewellery. Now showing.

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Japan, Sho Kannon Bosatsu (Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva), 12th century, Kyoto or Nara, cypress (hinoki), traces of lacquer and pigments, 98.0 cm (height including pedestal); M.J.M. Carter AO Collection through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2016   20164S23 [detail head]

AWAKENING: ART OF BUDDHISM

Testimony to the extraordinary traditions of Buddhist art. From 2 December 2016.

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