image detail: Rosemary Laing, Australia, 1959, groundspeed (Rose Petal) #17, 2001, New South Wales, type C photograph, 110.0 x 195.0 cm (image); Gift of Susan Armitage through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2012, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Courtesy the artist and Tolarno Galleries,, Melbourne 20121Ph2

Australian Art Post 1945

Consider the complex and radical changes that occurred in Australian art after the Second World War, including the revelation of Aboriginal art, the Feminist art movement and the rise of conceptual art and post modernism.

Recommended for Years 4 to12
*Complements Year 10 Australian History curriculum

When
Weekdays during school term (60 min)
Cost Free
Bookings essential Submit a school booking request  
 
Prepare for your visit by using the following Interpretive Resources 
Links to the Australian Curriculum: Visual Arts, Science, History and Humanities and Social Sciences.


Introduction (includes History curriculum connections and Australian Art resources)
Howard Arkley: Riteroom
Sydney Ball: Banyon Wall
Richard Bell: The Sign Says It
Mervyn Bishop
Fiona Hall: Occupied Territory
Noela Hjorth: Sensory Images
Inge King: Blue and Yellow
Rosemary Laing: groundspeed (Rose Petal) #17
Khai Liew: Bruce (cabinet on stand)
Papunya Tula: Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri & Daisy Leura Nakamarra
Reko Rennie: OA_CAMO
Angela Valamanesh: About being here
Fred Williams: Silver and grey
Margaret Worth: Genus 1, No. 2

*Due to the changing nature of our exhibits, all works may not be on display when you visit

The Art Gallery of South Australia gratefully acknowledges the support of the Wood Foundation in the development of these resources.



The Gallery’s Learning and Educator programs are supported by the Government of South Australia through the Department of Education and Child Development.


image detail: Rosemary Laing, Australia, 1959, groundspeed (Rose Petal) #17, 2001, New South Wales, type C photograph, 110.0 x 195.0 cm (image); Gift of Susan Armitage through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2012, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Courtesy the artist and Tolarno Galleries,, Melbourne 20121Ph2

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