It seems fitting that the butterfly, associated with transformation and spiritual rebirth, has become the focus of Clarice Beckett: The present moment, writes the curator of the exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
A rare longcase clock crafted exactly 200 years ago by a British convict is today marking the end of time at the Art Gallery of SA, and will help contextualise a six-day durational reading by performance artist Mike Parr.
A brief flourish of hard-edge painting between 1967 and 1969 reveals father-and-son Adelaide artists working at the forefront of international abstraction, and a new display at the Art Gallery of SA offers a chance to view their bold works.
Coinciding with the exhibition of French Impressionist masterpieces at the Art Gallery of SA is a display which shows how Australian artists – including the flamboyant Charles Conder – were immersed in the most radical developments in European art.
Adelaide-born artist Dorrit Black witnessed first-hand the destructive eruption of Sicily’s Mount Etna in 1928, and her resulting work The Eruption is a highlight of a new display of her linocut prints at the Art Gallery of SA.