Collaboration and experimentation are at the centre of a new group exhibition infused with humour and playfulness at Port Adelaide’s Post Office Projects Gallery.
Whether it’s beautiful, humorous, provocative or poignant, public art needs that X factor to be successful. In the second article in a two-part series, John Neylon highlights some prime examples in Adelaide.
Adelaide has had its fair share of debates about public art, from the Hajek sculptures in the Festival Plaza to the pigs in Rundle Mall. In the first article in a two-part series, John Neylon offers his take on the subject and argues that the tide is turning for individual artists creating work for the public sphere.
Dusan and Voitre Marek created a stir when their ‘weird art’ was first displayed in Adelaide. Now the pioneering surrealist artists are being celebrated in a new exhibition at the Art Gallery of SA that shows the diversity of their work and incorporates heartfelt human stories.
Possibly the ‘coolest kid’ on the Adelaide gallery block right now, Southwest Contemporary is an independent art space where the work of talented experienced and emerging artists is being shown side-by-side.
A new exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia invites viewers to spend a day in the life of Clarice Beckett, a significant Australian painter who disappeared from the art history narrative for 35 years.