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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LACE: THE ART OF ADORNMENT

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

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

GUILDHOUSE COLLECTIONS PROJECT

Australian artists respond to our collection. Now showing until 7 September 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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detail: Japan, Okimono, Karako playing ‘blindman’s bluff’, late 19th century, ivory with inlaid semi-precious stones and lacquer, 6.8 cm; M.J.M. Carter AO Collection 2004

NETSUKE AND OTHER MINIATURES

Celebrate this collection. Now showing until 31 August 2014.

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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: 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 30 November 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 September 2014.

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detail: William HOGARTH, Britain 1697–1764, The quarrel with her Jew protector, plate 2 from A harlot's progress, 1732, published c. 1744 (2nd edition), London, engraving on paper, 31.1 x 38.1 cm (plate), 45.0 x 57.2 cm (sheet); Morgan Thomas Bequest Fund 1969

DECENT/DESCENT

Prints from William Hogarth’s A Harlot’s Progress. Now showing until July 2014.

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