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DARK HEART EXHIBITION 2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art Dangerous ideas, artist talks and tours

SKYWHALE Comes to Adelaide ELEMENTS IN HARMONY Japanese ceramics THE STUDIO Full of superstitions

FEBRUARY – MAY 2014


CONNECT front cover detail: Ah Xian, Evolutionaura1: Turquoise-1, 2011–13, bronze, gold, turquoise; courtesy the artist Dolce and Gabbana, Spring-Summer 2009 from the collection of Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris

GALLERY NEWS

Dark Heart

French fashion exclusive

This Autumn sees the return of the Art Gallery’s flagship contemporary art event, the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art. Immerse yourself in Dark Heart curated by Art Gallery Director, Nick Mitzevich. See page 3.

Over 100 emblematic haute couture garments created by France’s leading fashion designers will feature in a major exhibition from 25 October 2014 to 1 February 2015. Drawn from the most comprehensive collection of French fashion in the world, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.

Coming soon Simultaneous exhibitions will reveal the lives and artistic achievements of two pioneering South Australian artists. Dorrit Black: Unseen Forces and Mortimer Menpes will open 14 June showing until 7 September 2014.

The Book Club Exclusive for Members is our NEW Book Club. Dive into the exciting world of art and books and share your passion for literature with others.The Book Club meets monthly and sessions are facilitated by Gallery Guides. See page 21.

What’s new to the collection Art Gallery Director, Nick Mitzevich first saw the moving image work Depart without return by Shoufay Derz in the Alice Prize in 2012. This compelling work of art is now part of the Art Gallery’s expanding moving image collection and will be shown for the first time during the 2014 Adelaide Biennial. inside cover: Lynette Wallworth in collaboration with Pete Brundle and Liam Egan, Always Walking Country: Parrngurr Yarrkalpa, 2013, video still, 3 channel HD video installation, sound; courtesy the artists and Martumili Artists

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EXHIBITION

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The Art Gallery of South Australia – Adelaide Biennial is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its principal arts funding body, and by the Visual Arts and Crafts Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments.


DARK HEART 2014 ADELAIDE BIENNIAL OF AUSTRALIAN ART 1 March – 11 May Gallery wide, free admission Presented in association with the Adelaide Festival Don’t miss the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art. After 26 years, it remains the country’s longest running survey of contemporary Australian art and represents the Gallery’s dedication to showcasing up-to-the-minute works by Australian artists. Curated by Art Gallery Director, Nick Mitzevich, Dark Heart presents more than twenty eight contemporary Australian artists and collectives, delivering their brave new visions in photography, painting, sculpture, installation and the moving image. Tapping into the hearts and minds of the nation – Dark Heart probes the personal, political and psychological dimensions of contemporary Australia. FEATURING Ah Xian / Tony Albert / Brook Andrew / Del Kathryn Barton / Martin Bell / Ian Burns / eX de Medici / Shoufay Derz / Julia deVille / Dale Frank / Tony Garifalakis / Fiona Hall / Brendan Huntley / Kulata Tjuta Project, Tjala Arts / Rosemary Laing / Richard Lewer / Fiona Lowry / Dani Marti / Trent Parke / Ben Quilty / Caroline Rothwell / Alex Seton / Sally Smart / Ian Strange / Warwick Thornton / Lynette Wallworth, Antony and Martu artists WITH Patricia Piccinini’s Skywhale – See page 4 and The Studio, presented by Julia Robinson – See page 15.

ASSOCIATED EVENTS

TOURS DAILY TOURS Take a walk on the dark side and delve deeper into the exhibition on a tour led by a Gallery Guide. When Daily, 11am & 2pm Cost Free Where  Meet in the Santos Atrium AUSLAN TOURS Tours for deaf and hearing-impaired visitors assisted by Deaf Can: Do interpreters. When Saturdays; 8 March & 12 April, 2pm Cost Free Where  Meet in the Santos Atrium AUDIO TOURS Access exclusive Dark Heart content on our Mobile Web App. Go to www.artgallery.sa.gov. au/AT on your mobile device or borrow an iPod for free from one of our Information Desks. opposite: Fiona Hall, Out of my tree, 2013, mixed media installation; courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney. photo: Clayton Glen above detail: Caroline Rothwell, Cascade, 2013, UV stable structural PVC; courtesy the artist and Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne. photo: Jenni Carter

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SPECIAL EVENTS OPENING WEEKEND Celebrate the opening of the 2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art. Experience ceremonial welcomes to the exhibition, hear from Dark Heart artists and participate in art making workshops. When Saturday 1 March 1pm Martu artists and Lynette Wallworth 2pm Brook Andrew and Del Kathryn Barton 3pm eX de Medici and Alex Seton Sunday 2 March 1pm Jonathan Jones and senior lawmen from the Kulata Tjuta Project,Tjala Arts 2pm Warwick Thornton and Richard Lewer 3pm Ben Quilty and Ian Strange Cost Free Where Various locations in the exhibition above detail: eX de Medici, The Law, 2013, watercolour and white gouache on paper; courtesy the artist and Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney opposite detail: Sally Smart, Choreographing Collage, 2013, mixed media; courtesy the artist and BREENSPACE, Sydney, Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide and Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne

SKYWHALE Get up close to Patricia Piccinini’s Skywhale as it hovers in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens for one day only. Hear an artist talk then participate in a workshop. Skywhale will be flying over the Barossa on one day leading up to the exhibition. Watch her journey on Instagram @artgalleryofsa When Saturday 1 March, 11am-2pm 11am Patricia Piccinini artist talk 12pm Art making workshop Cost Free Where Adelaide Botanic Garden (Santos Museum of Economic Botany lawn) DEPARTURE: DARK HEART DEPARTURE presented by BankSA is an after-dark cultural events program for people in their 20s and 30s. Experience cutting-edge contemporary art in an after-hours viewing of Dark Heart. Enjoy live entertainment, open bar and fabulous food. DEPARTURE is an 18+ event. When Friday 21 March, 6-10pm Cost  $60 General Admission / $45 Members Where Art Gallery of South Australia Bookings essential artgallery.sa.gov.au/departure or call 08 8207 7035

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SANTOS MUSEUM OF ECONOMIC BOTANY See the exhibition by Biennial artist Caroline Rothwell at the Santos Museum of Economic Botany, the last purpose-built colonial museum in the world. Rothwell continues her investigation of our ecology in Urpflanze street plants. When Daily from Friday 11 April, 10am-4pm Cost Free Where  Santos Museum of Economic Botany, Adelaide Botanic Garden

TALKS TUESDAY LUNCHTIME TALKS Hear curators and other guest speakers provide insights into selected works of art on display. When Tuesdays, 12.30pm Cost Free Where Various locations in the exhibition 4 March Nick Mitzevich, Director, Art Gallery of South Australia and Curator of the 2014 Adelaide Biennial, talks about the curatorial narrative connecting works of art in Dark Heart. 11 March Lisa Slade, Managing Curator, 2014 Adelaide Biennial, talks about figuration and contemporary art in Dark Heart. 25 March Dr Claire Roberts, Senior Lecturer, Art History, University of Adelaide, talks about the work of Dark Heart artist Ah Xian. 1 April Maria Zagala, Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, talks about the work of Dark Heart artist Richard Lewer. 8 April Robert Reason, Curator of European and Australian Decorative Arts, talks about the work of Dark Heart artist Julia deVille. 15 April Elle Freak, Assistant Curator of Australian Art, talks about the work of Dark Heart artist Sally Smart.

22 April Serena Wong, 2014 Adelaide Biennial Assistant, talks about the work of Dark Heart artist Rosemary Laing. 29 April Lisa Slade talks about the work of Dark Heart collective Lynette Wallworth, Antony and Martu artists. 6 May Nick Mitzevich talks about Dark Heart artists Alex Seton and Ben Quilty. 20 May Nici Cumpston, Artistic Director of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts Festival, talks about the work of Dark Heart artists from Tjala Arts. SATURDAY ARTISTS’ TALKS Hear from the 2014 Adelaide Biennial curator and artists as they discuss their works of art in Dark Heart. When  Fortnightly from Saturday 15 March,1pm Cost Free Where Various locations in the exhibition 15 March – Sally Smart 29 March – Julia Robinson 12 April – Caroline Rothwell 26 April – Trent Parke 10 May – Nick Mitzevich

WORKSHOPS HOUSE OF CARDS WORKSHOP Led by Dark Heart artist Tony Albert, families are invited to cut, fold and construct their own house of cards. When Sunday 2 March, 11am -1pm Cost Free Where Meet in the Santos Atrium pages 6 & 7 installation view: Patricia Piccinini, Skywhale, 2013, hot air balloon, commissioned for The Centenary of Canberra; courtesy the artist and the Australian Capital Territory Government, represented by Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne; Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney. photo: Ian McKenzie opposite detail: Del Kathryn Barton, what i am also, 2013, synthetic polymer paint on polyester canvas; courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

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TAXIDERMY DEMONSTRATION Dark Heart artist Julia deVille is known for her bejewelled, anthropomorphised taxidermy sculptures. Join deVille and taxidermist Jo Bain from the South Australian Museum as they bring you up close and personal in a demonstration of taxidermy techniques. When Sunday 9 March, 1-4pm Cost Free Where Radford Auditorium Bookings Call 08 8207 7035 or email agsabookings@artgallery.sa.gov.au ANIMATION WORKSHOP Inspired by the work of Dark Heart artist Richard Lewer, this workshop explores the processes involved in creating a drawn animation. Participants will work collaboratively to produce a stop-start animated sequence which will be launched on YouTube. Suitable for adults and children aged 12 and above. When Sunday 23 March, 10am-4pm Cost Free Where Radford Auditorium Bookings Call 08 8207 7035 or email agsabookings@artgallery.sa.gov.au above detail: Alex Seton, Someone died trying to have a life like mine, 2013, Wombeyan marble, nylon webbing; courtesy the artist, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, and Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney

ART WRITING MASTERCLASS Led by artist and writer Peter Drew, this practical workshop introduces participants to the art of writing through the lens of Dark Heart. When Sunday 27 April, 1-3pm Cost Free Where Radford Auditorium Bookings Call 08 8207 7035 or email agsabookings@artgallery.sa.gov.au

MEMBERS’ EVENT PREVIEW OF DARK HEART Be one of the first to experience Dark Heart at an exclusive Members’ preview and curators’ tour. When Friday 28 February, 1- 3pm Cost Free Where  Meet in the Santos Atrium Bookings Call 08 8207 7050 and present your Membership card on the day SEE the full list of Member Events during February to May on pages 20-21. opposite detail: Tony Garifalakis, Mob Rule, 2013, 85 enamel paint, off-set lithography on 85 sheets of paper; courtesy the artist and Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide

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LEARNING PROGRAM The Dark Heart learning program supports teacher and F-12 student engagement with contemporary art. Learning programs are aligned with the Australian Curriculum: Visual Arts learning area, and connect to the general capabilities and cross curriculum priority areas. GUIDED AND SELF-GUIDED EXHIBITION VISITS Take a guided session with one of our Guides, or experience Dark Heart through independent self-guided group learning. Limited guided sessions available. When  Weekdays during school term Cost Free (up to 30 students) Bookings essential Email agsa.education@artgallery.sa.gov.au THE STUDIO: EARLY YEARS, PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS Have you ever knocked on wood? Artist Julia Robinson presents The Studio, an immersive and active art space full of superstitions. Following a visit to the exhibition, students respond to the space through making activities. When  Daily sessions, 11am-12pm and 1-2pm following an exhibition viewing Cost  Free, all materials supplied Location The Studio, Lower Ground Floor Bookings essential Limited to 30 students. Email agsa.education@artgallery.sa.gov.au

detail: Julia Robinson, Untitled, 2013, trousers, timber, thread; courtesy the artist, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne and Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide. photo: James Field

TEACHERS’ BRIEFING Connect with Dark Heart and the learning opportunities for your primary or secondary school in this briefing by Curator and Gallery Director, Nick Mitzevich, and Managing Curator, Lisa Slade. When  Wednesday 5 March, 4.30pm for a 5pm start Cost $10, please book but pay at the door Bookings essential Email agsa.education@artgallery.sa.gov.au (No confirmations unless booked out) EDUCATION RESOURCE Download online at adelaidebiennial.com.au DARK HEART WORKSHOPS Taking cues from the exhibition, artist / jeweller Lauren Simeoni leads innovative one-day workshops exploring contemporary practice through jewellery and object making. Following a guided session of the exhibition, participants will respond to artists’ works by transforming everyday materials to create unexpected sculptural forms. SENIOR SECONDARY STUDENTS’ WORKSHOP When Friday 28 March, 10am-4pm Suitability Years 10 -12 Location Radford Auditorium Cost  $50 / $35 equity and country students. All materials supplied. Individual student registration welcomed. Bookings essential Limited to 20 students. Email agsa.education@artgallery.sa.gov.au PRIMARY AND SECONDARY TEACHER WORKSHOP Possibilities for making and responding in the classroom will be explored. When Thursday 17 April, 10am-4pm Suitability Primary and Secondary teachers Location Radford Auditorium Cost  $95. All materials supplied and lunch included. Bookings essential Limited to 20 participants. Email agsa.education@artgallery.sa.gov.au

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CHILDREN & FAMILIES


SCHOOL HOLIDAYS Bring the family for a brush with inspiration at the Art Gallery during the school holidays. BUST UP Make a sculptural bust inspired by the works of Dark Heart artists Brendan Huntley and Ah Xian using air dried clay, paint and found objects. When

 uesday 22 April -Thursday 24 April T 10am, 11.30am: 5-8 year olds 1pm: 9-12 year olds Cost $5 per child Where Radford Auditorium Bookings essential Call 08 8207 7005 or email public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au

6 April GET SMART The theatre of silhouettes comes to life this START day as we cut a path through the work of Dark Heart artist Sally Smart. Play with shadows and shapes as the START Team help you make a work of art with paper, fabric and scissors. 4 May HOUSE OF CARDS Tread lightly families; there is a house of cards in the Art Gallery. Join the START Team as we introduce you to the work of Dark Heart artist Tony Albert and help you cut, fold and shape your own house of cards in response.

START AT THE GALLERY The Balnaves Foundation presents START at the Gallery, our monthly children’s program of activities. Suitable for children aged 5-10. Parental/carer supervision required. No bookings necessary. When  The first Sunday of every month, 11am -3pm Cost Free, all materials supplied Where Various locations in the Art Gallery 2 February YEAR OF THE HORSE Help us celebrate Chinese New Year, with a special look at horses in the Gallery and zodiac animal symbols. Create your own lucky money pouch as a gift of good fortune for the year ahead. 2 March STRANGE STREETSCAPES The suburban and urban collide this START day as we explore the work of Dark Heart artist Ian Strange. Check out his sculptural take over of the Art Gallery’s forecourt and then design your own site specific work of art.

THE STUDIO Have you ever crossed your fingers for good luck? Thrown salt over your shoulder to keep the devil away? Artist Julia Robinson presents The Studio, an immersive and active art space full of superstitions. The Studio is a free activity space in the Art Gallery for children, families, schools and art lovers of all ages that changes with each major exhibition. Presented by the James and Diana Ramsay Foundation. When  Daily (may be in use by booked school groups on weekdays 10am-2.30pm) Cost Free, all materials supplied Where The Studio

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COLLECTION & DISPLAYS The Art Gallery has a regularly-changing program of collection displays and permanent galleries to explore. View the full program online at artgallery.sa.gov.au ELDER WING OF AUSTRALIAN ART Open daily, Galleries 1- 6 Free admission

MELROSE WING OF EUROPEAN ART Open daily, Galleries 12 -17 Free admission

The Elder Wing houses the Gallery’s comprehensive collection of Australian art, from the early nineteenth century to the present day. Icons of this collection include works by Arthur Boyd, Rupert Bunny, John Glover, Hans Heysen, Margaret Preston and Tom Roberts.

Discover the revitalised Melrose Wing of European Art with its exciting and dynamic display. Covering 2,000 years of art making each room in the Wing embodies a distinctive thematic idea which relates to the world in which we live.

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THE HUGO VAN DAM BEQUEST: AN ORIENTAL FANTASY Now showing until 4 May, Gallery 19a Free admission Explore highlights from the Hugo Van Dam collection of blue and white Dutch delftware and Asian ceramics acquired by the Gallery in 2012. ELEMENTS IN HARMONY: CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE CERAMICS Now showing until May, Gallery 20 Free admission Discover over forty works of art by some of Japan’s most accomplished living ceramicists, on view for the first time from a local private collection, complemented by contemporary sculpture, prints and photographs. opposite installation view: Melrose Wing of European Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, 2013, featuring Thomas Hirschhorn, Twin-subjecter. photo: Sam Noonan

DECENT/DESCENT Now showing until May, Gallery 18 Free admission This display presents the work of satirical artist William Hogarth, whose prints examine the moral decline of eighteenth-century British society. It features six engravings from the Gallery’s collection. PARADISE ON EARTH: FLOWERS IN THE ARTS OF ISLAM Now showing until June, Gallery 19 Free admission See works of art from the Middle East, India and Indonesia that feature floral subjects, a favourite theme of Muslim artists.The works date from medieval times to the present era and include textiles, painting, ceramics and metalware. Installation view: Elements in Harmony featuring Tanoue Shinya, Shell (kara),Yamada Kazu Green oribe vase and Uetake Satoshi Kasama vase; Collection of Richard B. McMahon

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TOURS

TALKS & EVENTS

GUIDED TOURS Join our Gallery Guides for a free guided tour of the collection. No bookings necessary.

TUESDAY LUNCHTIME TALKS Hear curators, artists and other experts present insightful talks about works of art on display.

When Daily, 11am & 2pm (60 minutes) Where  Meet at the North Terrace main entrance

Tuesday Lunchtime Talks held during Dark Heart are focused on the exhibition. Page 9.

COLLECTION IN FOCUS Feed your mind at lunchtime with free bite-sized talks on works of art on display, presented by Gallery Guides. No bookings necessary. When  Daily (except Tuesdays), 12.30pm (20 minutes) Where  Meet at the featured work of art on the day SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS Join one of our special interest groups, or better still, create one of your own.These groups meet regularly with a Gallery Guide to view special exhibitions and explore the collection. Each tour is bespoke, designed to suit the interests of the group. Fees may apply. For more information contact Public Programs on 08 8207 7005 or email public.programs@artgallery.sa.gov.au AUDIO TOURS Explore the collection and our exhibitions with our Mobile Web App on your Smart Phone. Enter this link to your internet browser www.artgallery.sa.gov.au/AT Or loan an iPod for free from either of our Information Desks.

When Tuesdays, 12.30pm Cost Free Where Meet in the relevant Gallery on the day 4 February Elle Freak, Assistant Curator of Australian Art, speaks about the recent acquisition Williamstown landscape by Frederick McCubbin in Gallery 3c. 11 February Robert Reason, Curator of European and Australian Decorative Arts, discusses the colonial vice-regal Bracelet and pendant, by Julius Schomburgk and Henry Steiner, in Gallery 3a. 18 February Alice Clanachan, Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, speaks about William Hogarth’s A harlot’s progress in Gallery 18. 25 February Jane Messenger, Curator of European and North American Art, speaks about Venus preventing her son Aeneas from killing Helen of Troy, by Luca Ferrari, in Gallery 15. 18 March Russell Kelty, Assistant Curator of Asian Art, and Richard B. McMahon discuss the influences on his collection displayed in Elements in harmony: Contemporary Japanese ceramics in Gallery 20. 13 May Russell Kelty, talks about Allegory III by Endo Toshikatsu in Gallery 20.

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Bill Morrison, United States of America, born 1965, Outerborough, 2005 New York; Collection of the artist, Images courtesy of Bill Morrison

27 May James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art, will speak about a work of art in Gallery 21. EASTER AT THE GALLERY Join us over the Easter long weekend, we’re open every day. Families can pick up a free Easter trail and enjoy a self guided adventure though the Gallery. Show your completed trail to the Information Desk Staff and collect a sweet Easter treat. When Easter Weekend Cost Free Where  Tours meet at the North Terrace main entrance

Friday 18 April, 11am & 2pm Take a tour with Bishop Ian George and the Corinthian Singers that focuses on key religious works of art that evoke the Easter message. Saturday 19 April, 11am Join Father Anthony Kain, Parish Priest, for a tour that considers works of art that bring to our consciousness contemporary issues and our place in the world.

Maria Zagala, Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, gives a talk during Saatchi Gallery in Adelaide: British Art Now, 2011

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MEMBERSHIP Show your support for the Gallery and become a Member today. You’ll get exclusive offers, special Members-only tours, learn more about art and get great value from regular visits to the Gallery. THREE MONTHS FREE Become a new Member during Dark Heart and enjoy three months Membership free. Find out more about our Membership categories online at artgallery.sa.gov.au/membership

MEMBER EVENTS NEW MEMBERS’ TOUR If you’ve recently become a Member, come in for a relaxed morning tea and enjoy an introductory tour of the Gallery with our compliments. When  Sundays; 23 February, 25 May & Wednesdays;19 March, 16 April Morning tea in the Members’ Lounge from 10.30am, followed by the tour Cost  Free

Where  Meet in the Members’ Lounge Bookings Call 08 8207 7050 or email agsa.members@artgallery.sa.gov.au MEMBERS’ GUIDE TO THE GALLERY On the first Wednesday of the month the Gallery Guides present a special tour for Members on different topics. Join us before the tour for morning tea in the Members’ Lounge. When

First Wednesday of the month

5 February Elements in harmony: Contemporary Japanese ceramics and The Hugo Van Dam Bequest 5 March 2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art 2 April 2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art 7 May Small Treasures and Stitches and Style Morning tea in the Members’ Lounge from 10am, tour commences at 10.30am Cost Free Where Meet in the Members’ Lounge Bookings Please register, call 08 8207 7050 or email agsa.members@artgallery.sa.gov.au

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ED PL AC ES THE BOOK CLUB Get involved with our NEW Book Club exclusively for Members! The Book Club meets for an hour each month, with meetings facilitated by Gallery Guides. Meet on Thursday or Saturday in the first week of the month.The Gallery Shop is offering a discount on book list purchases.

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F irst Thursday of the month at 11am or first Saturday of the month at 2pm

1 & 6 February Affairs of the Art by Katrina Strickland 1 & 6 March Not Quite Straight by Jeffrey Smart 3 & 5 April Romantic Moderns by Alexandra Harris 1 & 3 May The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund De Waal Cost Free Where Meet in the Santos Atrium Bookings Call 08 8207 7050 or email agsa.members@artgallery.sa.gov.au DOUBLE DISCOUNT DAY Members enjoy double discount (20%) in the Gallery Shop on Saturday 10 May, just in time for Mothers Day.

CONTEMPORARY COLLECTORS EVENTS DARK HEART: EAT YOUR ART OUT Spend an evening with some of Australia’s leading contemporary artists. Enjoy gourmet canapés and fine wine, then hear Dark Heart artists and Biennial Curator, Nick Mitzevich, speak about the exhibition. When Friday 14 March, 7-10pm Cost $95 Where Art Gallery of South Australia Bookings Call 08 8207 7035 or online contemporarycollectors.com.au

EAT YOUR ART OUT Discover one of Adelaide’s finest collections of contemporary art at a private residence. Experience an otherwise hidden art collection while enjoying good company, exquisite canapés and refreshments. When Friday 9 May, 7-10pm Cost $95 Where Location provided on entrée cards Bookings Call 08 8207 7035 or online contemporarycollectors.com.au

FOUNDATION EVENTS FOUNDATION FUNDRAISING DINNER Guests at this annual event will enjoy a tour of Dark Heart by Director and Biennial Curator Nick Mitzevich followed by dinner. Proceeds will be directed towards the Masterwork Appeal, which is focused on acquiring an Impressionist painting for the permanent collection. All Gallery Members are welcome to attend the dinner. When Saturday 12 April, 6.30pm Cost  $500 p/p (includes fully tax deductible donation of $350) Table of 10: $4,750 (includes fully tax deductible donation of $350 p/p) Where Art Gallery of South Australia Bookings Call 08 8207 7035 or email agsafoundation@artgallery.sa.gov.au

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EAT & SHOP

ART GALLERY FOOD + WINE ‘Friends coming to lunch’ is the thinking behind the informal dining and menu at Art Gallery Food + Wine.The menu features seasonal, farm-fresh vegies, locally baked breads and dairy products from the Adelaide Hills. AGF+W is an ideal place to relax after visiting an exhibition, to bring the children for a healthy bite or to share a plate with friends and catch up over coffee. Menus available to view online. Bookings Call 08 8232 4366 Open Daily 8am-4.30pm Breakfast Monday - Friday 8-11.30am; Weekends 8am-12pm Art Gallery Members receive a 10% discount.

GALLERY SHOP Be inspired by new season trends and collections in the Gallery Shop. Shelves are packed with books and products to enhance your visit and extend your enjoyment of art. Choose your favourite print or card from a wide selection including the Gallery’s most iconic works. Browse an imaginative range of children’s books and toys. Discover inviting displays of homewares, jewellery and creative gifts. Find the perfect present for Mothers Day in May. NEW in stock! Dark Heart inspired merchandise, exhibition publication and cards. All purchases support the Art Gallery. Members, schools and full-time students receive a 10% discount. Daily 10am-4.45pm Phone 08 8207 7029

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DAILY EVENTS AT A GLANCE

COLLECTION TOURS

Guided tours

11am & 2pm Page 18

COLLECTION IN FOCUS TOURS

Guided tours (except Tues)

12.30pm

Page 18

THE STUDIO

Activity space

10am-5pm

Page 15

DARK HEART TOURS

Guided tours (from 1 March) 11am & 2pm Page 3

CAROLINE ROTHWELL EXHIBITION at the Santos Museum of Economic Botany (from 11 April) 10am-4pm

Page 9

FEBRUARY Sat 1

Members’ Book Club

2pm

Page 21

Sun 2

START at the Gallery Year of the Horse

11am

Page 15

Tue 4

Lunchtime Talk Elle Freak

12.30pm

Page 18

Wed 5 Members’ Guide to the Gallery

10am

Page 20

Members’ Book Club

Thu 6

11am

Page 21

Tue 11 Lunchtime Talk Robert Reason

12.30pm

Page 18

Tue 18 Lunchtime Talk Alice Clanachan

12.30pm

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Sun 23 New Members’ Tour

10.30am

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Tue 25 Lunchtime Talk Jane Messenger

12.30pm

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1pm

Page 10

Fri 28

Members’ Preview Dark Heart

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MARCH Sat 1

2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Dark Heart opens

10am

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Skywhale in the Adelaide Botanic Garden

11am

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Skywhale Artist Talk in the Adelaide Botanic Garden

11am

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12pm

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Skywhale Art Workshop, in the Adelaide Botanic Garden

Dark Heart Artist Talk Martu artists and Lynette Wallworth 1pm

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Dark Heart Artist Talk Brook Andrew and Del Kathryn Barton 2pm

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Members’ Book Club

2pm

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Dark Heart Artist Talk eX de Medici and Alex Seton

3pm

Page 4

Sun 2

Workshop House of Cards

11am

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START at the Gallery Strange Streetscapes

11am

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Dark Heart Artist Talk Jonathan Jones and Tjala Arts

1pm

Page 4

Dark Heart Artist Talk Warwick Thornton and Richard Lewer 2pm

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Dark Heart Artist Talk Ben Quilty and Ian Strange

3pm

Page 4

Tue 4

Lunchtime Talk Dark Heart, Nick Mitzevich

12.30pm

Page 9

Wed 5 Members’ Guide to the Gallery

10am

Page 20

Teacher Briefing Dark Heart

4.30pm

Page 13

Thu 6

Members’ Book Club

11am

Page 21

Sat 8

Auslan Tour Dark Heart

2pm

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Sun 9 Workshop Taxidermy Demonstration

1pm

Page 10

Tue 11 Lunchtime Talk Dark Heart, Lisa Slade

12.30pm

Page 9

Contemporary Collectors Event

7pm

Page 21

Sat 15 Dark Heart Artist Talk Sally Smart

1pm

Page 9

Tue 18 Lunchtime Talk Russell Kelty

12.30pm

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Wed 19 New Members’ Tour

10.30am

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6pm

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Sun 23 Workshop Animation

10am

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Tue 25 Lunchtime Talk Dark Heart, Dr Claire Roberts

12.30pm

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Sat 29 Dark Heart Artist Talk Julia Robinson

1pm

Page 9

Fri 14

Fri 21

DEPARTURE Dark Heart

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APRIL Tue 1

Lunchtime Talk Dark Heart, Maria Zagala

12.30pm

Page 9

Wed 2

Members’ Guide to the Gallery

10am

Page 20

Thu 3

Members’ Book Club

11am

Page 21

Sat 5

Members’ Book Club

2pm

Page 21

Sun 6

START at the Gallery Get Smart

11am

Page 15

Tue 8

Lunchtime Talk Dark Heart, Robert Reason

12.30pm

Page 9

Sat 12

Dark Heart Artist Talk Caroline Rothwell

1pm

Page 9

Auslan Tour Dark Heart

2pm

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Foundation Event

6.30pm

Page 21

Tue 15

Lunchtime Talk Dark Heart, Elle Freak

12.30pm

Page 9

Wed 16

New Members’ Tour

10.30am

Page 20

Fri 18

Easter Program Tour Bishop Ian George

11am & 2pm

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Sat 19

Easter Program Tour Father Anthony Kain

11am

Page 19

Tue 22 - 24 School Holiday Program Bust Up

10am, 11.30am & 1pm

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Tue 22

Lunchtime Talk Dark Heart, Serena Wong

12.30pm

Page 9

Sat 26

Dark Heart Artist Talk Trent Parke

1pm

Page 9

Sun 27

Workshop Art Writing

1pm

Page 10

Tue 29

Lunchtime Talk Dark Heart, Lisa Slade

12.30pm

Page 9

WANT TO SHARE YOUR PASSION FOR ART? The Art Gallery will be recruiting new Guides in 2014. Full training is provided, along with great opportunities to learn about art, meet interesting people and make new friends. WANT TO KNOW MORE? Email agsa.marketing@artgallery.sa.gov.au

Installation view: Students from Felixstow Community School with Gallery Guide in HEARTLAND, 2013

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MAY Thu 1

Members’ Book Club

11am

Page 21

Sat 3

Members’ Book Club

2pm

Page 21

Sun 4

START at the Gallery House of Cards

11am

Page 15

Tue 6

Lunchtime Talk Dark Heart, Nick Mitzevich

12.30pm

Page 9

10am

Page 20

7pm

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Sat 10 Dark Heart Artist Talk Nick Mitzevich

1pm

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Sun 11 Dark Heart closes

5pm

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Tue 13 Lunchtime Talk Russell Kelty

12.30pm

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Tue 20 Lunchtime Talk Nici Cumpston

12.30pm

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Sun 25 New Members’ Tour

10.30am

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Tue 27 Lunchtime Talk James Bennett

12.30pm

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Wed 7 Members’ Guide to the Gallery Fri 9

Contemporary Collectors Event

Information correct at time of print however is subject to change. Please visit our website for the most up to date information. Installation view: Melrose Wing of European Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, 2013. Photo: Sam Noonan

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VISIT AND CONNECT WITH US INFORMATION Visit artgallery.sa.gov.au Call 08 8207 7000 Email agsainformation@artgallery.sa.gov.au OPENING HOURS Daily, 10am–5pm (closed Christmas day) ADMISSION Admission is free. Charges may apply for special exhibitions. GETTING HERE The Art Gallery is located on North Terrace, Adelaide’s cultural boulevard, between the South Australian Museum and the University of Adelaide. North Terrace runs east-west, along the northern edge of the CBD and is well serviced by public transport including buses and trams. YouTube

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PAID PARKING Parking is available opposite the Art Gallery in the Wilson’s car park on North Terrace. Other car parks are available nearby. ACCESS Wheelchair and pram access is available to all areas of the Art Gallery. Wheelchairs can be borrowed from the North Terrace main entrance. Please telephone 08 8207 7000 in advance of your visit for more information or to reserve a wheelchair. CONNECT WITH US Sign up to our e-news at artgallery.sa.gov.au/ connect or scan the QR Code to be taken to the sign-up form. Follow us and the Director on Twitter twitter.com/artgalleryofsa

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detail: Julia deVille, Victorian Cat Mummy, 2012, cat, glass, linen, sterling silver, antique lace,Victorian baby boots,Victorian baby’s cape; courtesy the artist, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne and Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane. photo: Terence Bogue

back cover detail: Ah Xian, Evolutionaura17:Tai-lake Stone-5, 2011-2013, bronze, gold and Tai-lake stone; courtesy the artist


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