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Sally Smart: The Violet Ballet

March 2 - April 27

Sally Smart, ‘Chout Act_4’, 2018. Melbourne Art Theatre performance, Gossard Theatre, Melbourne. Photo: Jeff Busby. Courtesy: the artist and ACE Open, Adelaide

 

Encounter the work of one Australia’s most significant contemporary artists, Sally Smart, as she makes a welcome return to Adelaide with her immersive new installation, ‘The Violet Ballet’, presented as part of Adelaide Festival 2019. Widely known for her large-scale, richly coloured assemblage installations, Smart has carved out a world-renowned career that spans more than three decades. ‘The Violet Ballet’ extends on Smart’s distinctive practice, examining the extraordinary legacy of the Ballet Russes – in particular its macabre dance piece Chout (Tale of the Buffoon) – alongside traditional the Indonesian Wayang character Punokawan.

Details

Start:
March 2
End:
April 27

Gallery Name

ACE Open
Phone:
+618 8211 7505
Website:
aceopen.art

Venue

ACE Open
Lion Arts Centre, North Terrace (West End), Kaurna Yarta
Adelaide, SA Australia
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Details

Start:
March 2
End:
April 27

Gallery Name

ACE Open
Phone:
+618 8211 7505
Website:
aceopen.art

Venue

ACE Open
Lion Arts Centre, North Terrace (West End), Kaurna Yarta
Adelaide, SA Australia
+ Google Map