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John Hurrell on ‘Arps at Ferari’

Perversely in a Lett virtual space, these extremely palpable tactile (pale grey) paintings …


John Hurrell on ‘Seventeen John Nixon Diptychs’

Tragic news to hear of John Nixon's passing. Such a hugely energetic contributor …


John Hurrell on ‘Parkin Drawing Prize Kerfuffle’

Here is the catalogue for the show. https://mcusercontent.com/8f82af1219ea401a12c2ff2a4/files/6570001b-cbcb-43ec-a779-d425b1ec3994/Catalogue_web.03.pdf


Andrew Paul Wood on ‘Parkin Drawing Prize Kerfuffle’

You seem to be putting a lot of words in my mouth, Barry. …

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Emil McAvoy, The National Basement, Old Government House, University of Auckland, Image: Archives New Zealand, The Department of Internal Affairs Te Tari Taiwhenua: AAQT6401-A51176

Marketing a Mythical 'New Zealand'

Is this still happening?

Old Government House (in the University of Auckland)

Auckland

 

Emil McAvoy
The National Basement



27 July - 25 September 2020

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Installation of Kim Lowe's The Silence of the Brush at Ilam Campus Gallery

Lowe’s Contemporary Chinese Calligraphy

ILAM CAMPUS GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Kim Lowe
The Silence of the Brush

 


17 July - 14 August 2020

JH
Installation of Thinking about Thinking about the Future at Te Uru. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

A Post-Covid Future?

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Group show
Thinking About Thinking About the Future

 


27 June - 27 September 2020

 

JH
Installation of Simon Ingram's GAN Painting at Gow Langsford. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Gloriously Ambiguous Ingram

GOW LANGSFORD GALLERY

Auckland

 

Simon Ingram
GAN Painting


9 September - 26 September 2020

JH
Installation of Grace Wright's Alpha Paradise exhibition at Gow Langsford.

Exuberantly Rococo Wright

GOW LANGSFORD GALLERY

Auckland

 

Grace Wright
Alpha Paradise

 

9 September - 26 September 2020

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Tyne Gordon, Crag, 2020, oil on aluminium, pewter frame, 278 mm x 230 mm x 18 mm. Image courtesy of Weasel Gallery, photo by Mark Hamilton

Romantic Murk

WEASEL GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Tyne Gordon
Yore


2 September - 26 September 2020


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Simon Morris, Colour light (blue), 2020, acrylic paint, jute, wood, light, 500 x 500 mm. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Explorations of Colour Saturation

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Simon Morris
Colour follows light, light follows colour


5 September - 10 October 2020

JH
Petra Cortright, Poly_cloth 1, 2020, digital video, 11 m 24 sec, 30 x 40 in. Photo. Sam Hartnett

L.A. Sampler

STARKWHITE

Auckland


Whitney Bedford, Petra Cortright, Kirsten Everberg, Judy Ledgerwood 
Slippery Painting


1 September - 3 October 2020

APW

Reddaway Boxed Set

ARATOI: WAIRARAPA MUSEUM OF ART & HISTORY

Richard Reddaway
It does no harm to wonder / The Body of the Work

 

Contributions from assorted essayists and designers

 

Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, and Toi Rauwhārangi College of Creative Arts, Massey University, 2020.


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Installation of Oliver Perkins' 'Casting a crisis; painting a cat; looking out a window,' at Michael Lett

Perkins’ Wizardry

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Oliver Perkins
Casting a crisis; painting a cat; looking out a window.


27 August - 26 September 2020

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Phil Dadson, June Music, 2019, 30 acrylic painted weathers roots and branches, suspended from ceiling. Plus 10 drawings (300 x 410 mm each).

Dadson Drawings, Installation and Videos

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Phil Dadson
RRR

 

8 August - 3 October 2020

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John Brown's 'The Seven Voyages' as installed at SPA_CE in Napier

John Brown’s ‘Voyages’.

SPA_CE

Napier

 

John Brown
The Seven Voyages

 

7 August - 5 September 2020.

 


GB
Installation of Joanna Braithwaite's Hullaballoo at Martin Browne Contemporary

Joanna Braithwaite: Noisier Than Ever

MARTIN BROWNE CONTEMPORARY

Sydney

 

Joanna Braithwaite
Hullabaloo

 

20 August - 13 September 2020

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Xin Cheng & Eleanor Cooper Unison of Opposites, 2020 Found plastic pipes, plastic bracket, tyre, rope, inner tubing, plastic strapping, lamp, fixings. Photo: Arekahānara

Cheng / Cooper Exhibition

MOKOPŌPAKI

Auckland

 

Xin Cheng and Eleanor Cooper
Greywater

 

16 July 2020 -  12 September 2020

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Harry McAlpine, Recommended Context, 2020, Charcoal on 600gsm cotton (rag) paper, custom framed, 565 mm  x 565 mm x 32 mm. Images, courtesy of Weasel Gallery, by Mark Hamilton.

Photograph or Drawing?

WEASEL GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Harry McAlpine
Siloed


5 August - 29 August 2020 (prelockdown dates)


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Alberto Garcia-Alvarez,  Centennial, 1972, mixed media on canvas, 1870 x 1870 mm; Judy Millar, Three Parts Pink, 2020,	oil and acrylic on canvas, 1800 x 3800 mm overall. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Not Peas in a Pod

Tim Melville and Gow Langsford (Kitchener St) Galleries

Auckland

 

Judy Millar and Alberto Garcia-Alvarez
2 in 1


5 August - 5 September 2020

JH
Still from Dagoberto Rodriguez's 'Geometria Popular,' 2020, video.

Geometry of Hope

Te Tuhi online

Auckland

 

Dagoberto Rodriguez

Geometria Popular


18 August - 1 September 2020

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Lissy and Rudi Robinson-Cole, Tiki.

Through the Wormhole

CORBAN ESTATE ARTS CENTRE

Auckland

 

Lissy and Rudi Robinson-Cole
Ka Puawaita: coming to fruition

 

24 July - 13 September 2020 (prelockdown dates)

AK
Ken Friedman's 92 Events as installed at Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi

Who is the Artist?

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

Ken Friedman

92 Events

 

2 June -  16 August 2020 


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Susan Philipsz, War Damaged Musical Instruments, Altsaxophon (ruin), 2015, Collection  Musikinstrumenten Museum Berlin

Mutilated Military Music

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Susan Philipsz
War Damaged Musical Instruments (2015)

Nathan Coley

A Place beyond Belief (2012)

 

 

APW
Poppy Lekner, Forward Slash, 2020

Parkin Drawing Prize Kerfuffle

EyeContact Essay #39

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Mark Hamilton's The Liberation of Limitation as installed at RAMP. Photo: Geoff Ridder

The Wonders of Light and the Familiar

RAMP

Hamilton

 

Mark Hamilton
The Liberation of Limitation


July 21 - Aug 21 2020

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James R. Ford, An Absurd Hero, 2018, FHD digital video, 8 min 2 sec loop

How About Some Art That’s Serious?

NEVER PROJECT SPACE

Hamilton

 

James R. Ford
Woke Up Like This

 


31 July - 22 August 2020