Devonport Regional Gallery

Play On: The Art of Sport

Play On: The Art of Sport

Exhibition Dates: 7 July – August 2018
Opening Friday 6 July, 6 pm

Play On: The Art of Sport / Ten Years of the Basil Sellars Art Prize

Curated by Jacqueline Doughty, Samantha Comte & Alyce Neal
A NETS Victoria and Ian Potter Museum of Art touring exhibition

Play On: The art of sport celebrates 10 years of the Basil Sellers Art Prize, the prestigious and distinctively Australian biannual exhibition that reflects upon our national obsession with sport. Featuring key works from a decade of the Prize, Play On: The art of sport brings together diverse explorations of the personal and collective significance of sport and sporting culture from some of Australia’s most accomplished artists.

Image: Shaun Gladwell, The archer (after Chuang Tzu), 2014, (still) single-channel HD video, 16:9 ratio, colour, sound. Courtesy of the artist, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne; and Arena media