Devotion, Nature, Time, People
National Gallery of Australia
Works dating from 2,500 BCE to the contemporary, from Papua to Turkey, Mongolia to Roti island are structured around four themes - ‘Devotion’, ‘Nature’, ‘People’ and ‘Time and Place’ exploring Asian art across geography, time, religion and culture.
Lindy Lee: Moon in a Dewdrop
Museum of Contemporary Art
2 October 2020 - 28 Feburary 2121
Using a spectacular array of processes which include flinging molten bronze, burning paper and allowing the rain to transform surfaces, Lee draws on her Australian and Chinese heritage to develop works that engage with the history of art, cultural authenticity, personal identity and the cosmos.
In One Drop of Water
Art Gallery of NSW
15 June 2019 - December 2020
Drawing on rich and diverse works from the Gallery collection, this exhibition explores the poetic, symbolic and social significance of water in Asian art. The art of tea, the mixing of ink for calligraphy, dyeing of cloth and creation of porcelain are all dependent on water.
Together in Art
Art Gallery of NSW
Together in Art offers an online project which connects the Gallery with artists, performers and audiences and aims to directly support Australian artists. You can explore two new online exhibitions: Hyper-linked and Wirura Kanyini.
4a Centre for Contemporary Asian Art
Until 23 October 2020
This exhibition highlights the works of Sydney-based artists Shireen Taweel and Sofiyah Ruqayah. Shireen’s works are often site-specific, weaving local narratives and research with a focus on experimentation in material and sound through site. Sofiyah works across drawing, installation, collage and painting to explore the strange territories between human and non-human realities. She is interested in themes of mutation, dream and spirit worlds.
Art Gallery of South Australia
From 24 July 2020
Features over 100 works from AGSA’s Japanese collection that portray the pervasive influence of the samurai from the 14th to 20th centuries. The expansive display of textiles, lacquer, ceramics, metalware, screens, scrolls, prints and swords, highlights exemplary works, some on display for the first time.