Dušan and Voitre Marek: Surrealists at sea
19 Jun – 12 Sep 2021
Dušan and Voitre Marek: Surrealists at sea is the first major survey of the art of Czech-Australian brothers Dušan and Voitre Marek. From their arrival in Adelaide in 1948, Dušan and Voitre set into motion a surge of new ideas and controversies that challenged the conventions of Australian art.
Set against the sound of ticking clocks and a music box, this exhibition presents the breadth of their investigations. Highlights include the artists’ voyage paintings created during their long sea journey from Europe to Australia and Dušan’s pioneering surrealist films.