A fresh and comprehensive new narrative reveals how the Adelaide art scene post-World War II was an incubator of progressive ideas and talent, despite often being dismissed or disparaged in the wider mainstream history of Australian art.
Adelaide’s break with the past and embrace of the new is revealed in a Carrick Hill exhibition which celebrates risk-taking, innovation and play leading up to and during the heyday of mid-century modernism.
Crafting modernism offers an intriguing insight into the lifelong creative journey of South Australian potter Milton Moon, who was fuelled by a vision that married Zen philosophy with a determination to express a distinctly Australian sense of place.
The latest development in Adelaide’s ever-evolving gallery landscape sees GAGPROJECTS director Paul Greenaway relaunching his Kent Town exhibition space with a standout solo show of new work by Chinese-Australian artist Guan Wei.
The north-eastern concourse at Adelaide Railway Station is the unusual ‘gallery’ space for a pair of immersive screen-based works – one of which draws inspiration from an unrecognised principality on a platform in the middle of the North Sea.
Invited to respond to the theme Political Climate, more than 20 artists have created a diverse collection of work sited in semi-bushland behind the historic home at Carrick Hill. John Neylon highlights some of the most impressive sculptures in the 2022 Heysen Sculpture Biennial.
Archie 100 reflects the diversity of works that the nation’s most famous portraiture prize has attracted over its 100-year history – and it has some interesting stories to tell about the changing face of Australian society.