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Dawn Leitch on ‘documenta 14’

Didn't the Guardian art reviewer slam this for being a shambles. Said something …


Owen Pratt on ‘Flippant Abstraction’

Necrophillia?


Peter Ireland on ‘Magical Thinking ’

Jonathan Mane-Wheoki's statement quoted by Nicholas Haig in the Suter review is either …


Andrew Paul Wood on ‘The Culturalised Psychology of Shame’

An interesting overlap can be found in the idea of Afro-pessimism, which I …

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2016 Fieldays No.8 Wire Award winning artwork: Ben Pearce's Stone Age Eight Gauge, 2016, detail.

Putting the ‘No’ into ‘No. 8 Wire’

Hamilton’s yearly exhibition

WAIKATO MUSEUM TE WHARE TAONGA O WAIKATO

Hamilton

 

Group exhibition
Fieldays No. 8 Wire National Art Award


21 April - 22 May 2017

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Steve Carr, Motor Reliefs, 2017, Red Cam, 9 channel, duration approx 7 mins looped, unique

Carr at Lett

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Steve Carr
Variations for Troubled Hands

 

21 June - 22 July 2017

PI
James Gilberd, Johnsonville March 2015

Red Alert

PHOTOSPACE

Wellington

 

James Gilberd
A Coffee Break


15 July - 29 July 2017

 

JH
Bruce Barber, I Swear installation at Te Tuhi. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Barber ‘On’ Immigration

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Auckland

 

Bruce Barber
I Swear

 

13 May - 22 October 2017

JH
Fiona Pardington, Lycaeides melissa (Melissa Blue) wing scales, 1, 2016, photograph.  With thanks Musée Cantonal de Zoologie, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Fiona and Vladimir

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Fiona Pardington
Nabokov’s Blues: The Charmed Circle

 

22 June - 23 July 2017

BEP
Sarah Lucas, Chicken knickers, 2017, PVC-free wallpaper print, Courtesy of Sadie Coles HQ, London, on view in Acting Out at Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi. Photo: Shaun Matthews.

The Complexity of Acting Out

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

International group exhibition
Acting Out


17 May -17 July 2017


JH
Dane Mitchell, Sketches of Meteorological Phenomena, 2014 -2017, sand, glass, multiple element, installations dimensions vary.

Mitchell Installation and Scans

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Dane Mitchell
Aeromancy

 

30 June - 29 July 2017

PI
Roberta Thornley’s A Serious Girl installed at Sarjeant on the Quay, June 2017, featuring Millie and Backyard Dahlias. Image: Richard Wotton.

Castlecliff Opera

SARJEANT GALLERY

Whanganui

 

Roberta Thornley
A Serious Girl

 

27 May - 20 August 2017

JH

Individual Happiness Now?

Individual Happiness Now’

Introduction by Roger Horrocks
Len Lye and Robert Graves, A definition of Common Purpose

Published by Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre 2017


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Mata Aho Collective, Kiko Moana, 2017, polythene tarpaulin and cotton thread, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Kassel, documenta 14. Photo: Michael Nast.

documenta 14

documenta 14

Athens (Greece)
4 April -16 July 2017

Kassel (Germany)
10 June -17 September 2017

 

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Yuki Kihara, Odalesque (After Boucher), 2017, printed canvas, frame, positioned on Paradise , 2017, large scale poster. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Three Shows

ARTSPACE

Auckland

Part of ‘Singular Pluralities / Plural Singularities’

Yuki Kihara, Sarah Smuts-Kennedy, Shannon Te Ao

Curated by Misal Adnan Yildiz

May 18 - 1 July, 2017

PI
Mark Adams, 27. 6. 2014 - 1. 7. 2014. Nine Fathoms Passage 8c,9c,10c. Tamatea-Dusky Sound; After William Hodges’ “Waterfall in Dusky Sound with Maori Canoe, 1775-7”. Detail. 2017. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Place

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Mark Adams
Views from Astronomer’s Point

 

2 June - 8 July 2017


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Hannah Beehre, Westerlund 2 (2017), detail, dye, acrylic, and Swarovski crystals on velvet. Image: Daegan Wells.

Beehre’s Nebula

THE PHYSICS ROOM

Christchurch

 

Hannah Beehre
Westerlund 2

 

6 May - 11 June 2017

APW
The SaVAge K’lub, MAKING SPACE at CoCA. Installation view. 2017. Photo by Janneth Gil.

Comparing Art Collectives

CENTRE OF CONTEMPORARY ART TOI MOROKI

Christchurch

 

Exhibition of collectives
MAKING SPACE / Whakarite Wāhi

 

10 June -20 August 2017

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Riff Raff, Fffuture Fffocused Art Prize (exhibition entrance), 2017. Image: Daegan Wells.

Walters Prize Send Up

THE PHYSICS ROOM

Christchurch

 

Riff Raff
Fffuture Fffocused Art Prize

 

17 June - 16 July 2017


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Visesio Siasau's exhibition, ‘Uli i he ‘Uli - Black on Black, as installed at OREXART.

The Fertile Void

OREXART

Auckland

 

Visesio Siasau 
‘Uli i he ‘Uli - Black on Black

 

8 June - 1 July 2017

 

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Geoffrey Clarke, Vernacular, 2017, ink on synthetic canvas, 1600 mm x 1900 mm.

Flippant Abstraction

WALLACE GALLERY

Morrinsville

 

Geoffrey Clarke
Vernacular

 

1 June - 29 June 2017

BJP
Seraphine Pick, Still Life II, 2017, oil on linen, 235 x 305 mm.

Modernist Interiors

BRETT McDOWELL GALLERY

Dunedin

 

Séraphine Pick
Cavewomen

 

2 June - 29 June, 2017

JH
Sarah Lucas, NUD CYCLADIC 3, 6, 10, 2010, all three: nylon tights, synthetic fibre, breeze blocks, steel wire. Tate: Purchased 2012.

The Body Laid Bare: The Show

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Works from the Tate Collection
The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate


18 March -16 July 2017


JH
Simon Ingram's Digital Plastique exhibition as installed at Gow Langsford.

Human-Robot Duets

GOW LANGSFORD GALLERY

Auckland

 

Simon Ingram
Digital Plastique

 

31 May-24 June 2017

JH
Still from Jeremy Leatinu'u's Earthpushers, 2017, video work commissioned by Te Tuhi.

Ferrying the Spiritual

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Jeremy Leatinu’u
Earthpushers

 

13 May - 22 October 2017

PI
Lucien Rizos, Cabinet, the original catalogue, Lucien and family. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

The Empire Strikes Back

ANNA MILES GALLERY

Auckland

 

Lucien Rizos
Marble Art Ltd

 

31 May - 17 June 2017

JH
Yona Lee, In Transit (Arrival), 2017, as installed. Commissioned by Te Tuhi, Auckland, in association with Auckland Arts Festival. Photo by Sam Hartnett.

Crossing Barriers

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Yona Lee
In Transit (Arrival)

 

11 March - 19 November 2017