Tag Archive: Art Gallery of South Australia

Mar 23

ADELAIDE FESTIVAL – Bill Viola – AGSA etc – 4K

The Messenger turns heads

Spread across three venues (and still on at the AGSA), this review of Viola’s works for the Adelaide Festival encompasses seven installations, all of which with sufficient patient viewing will entrance and enthral. 4K

Aug 25

SALA – Heartland – AGSA – 3.5K

The Heartland initiative would seem one that could emulate the Samstag’s commitment to the state’s local collectors; that is by being a regularly appearing exhibition. Replacing or alternating with the Biennial of Australian Art at Festival time is one suggestion. 3.5K

Apr 03

Turner From The Tate – AGSA – 5K

Turner from the Tate delivers on showing the vagaries and genius of the man. 5K

Mar 21

FRINGE – Allegoria Sacra – AES+F – Art Gallery – 4.5K

Compared with the two previous (aforementioned) works, not much new in terms of imagery or technology happens here – the tens of thousands of photographs used to comprise the moving images we see are as big and bold and as rich with metaphor as they are imagination as the previous works. 4.5K

Mar 24

RAW: Tracey Moffatt – Narratives – AGSA

The dynamic link between the image and the story was at the heart of the recent exhibition of leading Australian contemporary artist, Tracey Moffatt: Narratives, at the Art Gallery of South Australia.

Jan 31

RAW: Robert Dowling – AGSA – Til 13 Feb – 3K

A nice companion exhibition to Desert Country, Robert Dowling – Tasmanian Son of Empire is worth spending the extra time to enjoy in the Art Gallery’s basement, especially on those days where the one entry fee qualifies you for both shows.