RED: DEL KATHRYN BARTON
26 January – 30 April 2017
del kathryn barton is one of Australia’s leading figurative painters, widely recognised for her distinct aesthetic and enduring obsession with fertility and the psychology of relationships.
Recently expanding into the moving image, RED is the artist’s directorial debut into short film.
Featuring Cate Blanchett, RED is a surrealist cinematic offering and a savage tale of female power
inspired by the mating rituals of the female Australian Red Back Spider. Launching at the Art
Gallery of South Australia in 2017, this will be the premiere of RED in Australia.
RED with officially launch on Friday 3 March at 6pm. In conversation with Art Gallery Director Nick Mitzevich, will be del kathryn barton, Composer Tom Shutzinger and Costume Designer Alice Babich. Presented free as part of First Fridays.
Presented by the Art Gallery of South Australia Contemporary Collectors and supported by Adelaide Festival.