SOUTH AUSTRALIA No god but God: The art of Islam 24 Aug 2019 – 2 Feb 2020 Art Gallery of South Australia The Gallery’s first major display of Islamic art to encompass a geographical span extending from Morocco to Australia. The display includes a range of works from the 9th century to the contemporary era. Among them are some of the earliest works of Islamic art to enter the collection, from a bequest by Sir Samuel Way in 1916, to the most recent, Portrait of Emperor Akbar, acquired more than 100 years later. The Muslim Declaration of Faith `There is no god but God and Muhammad is his messenger’ inspired the title. – TAASA Review June 2019
Religious standard (Alam) in the form of the Hand of Fatima, Deccan region, India, 18th c, gilt silver, 63.0 x 33.0cm.
Gift of Geoffrey Hackett-Jones in memory of his brother Frank through the AGSA Foundation 2007 The Enchanted Forest: Nature and Devotion in Indian Art To 21 July 2019 Art Gallery of South Australia Explores the significance of the natural world for Indian artists over 500 years.
The display features paintings, sculptures and textiles from the Gallery’s permanent collection. NSW Walking with Gods 1 June 2019 January 2020 Art Gallery of NSW Mapping moments in time, key dynastic changes, stylistic evolutions and geographic wanderings, this exhibition covers 2000 years of figurative sculpture from the Gallery’s collection of Asian art...