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The Latest 'White Fungus'

The Taiwan-Aotearoa connection

Taipei

White Fungus #16

 

Edited by Ron Hanson
Art directed by Mark Hanson

Published in Taipei, Jan 2019

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A Digression is Not a Distraction

SPLIT / FOUNTAIN

Auckland

 

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Time to Think Like a Mountain



Issue #3, Split / Fountain 2018

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Sydney-based Art Journal

diˈvan: A Journal of Accounts (Art / Culture / Theory)

Issue #4

Edited by Alan Cruickshank


Published by diˈvan and University of NSW Art and Design, July 2018

 

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The Eighth ‘Reading Room’

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Reading Room: A Journal of Art and Culture

 

Issue #8: Politics in Denial

 

Edited by Christina Barton, Natasha Conland, Wystan Curnow

 

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, 2018

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Robert Sabuda. Peter Pan: a pop-up adaptation of J. M. Barrie's original tale. New York: Little Simon, 2008.

Books Containing Paper Sculpture

Sir George Grey Special Collections Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Central City Library

 

Auckland

 

Books from Sir George Grey Special Collections
Playful: Pop-up Books

 

12 December 2018 - 3 March 2019

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George Rump, Still-Life Pictures as installed at Window. Photo: George Rump

Static Non-Moving Pictures

WINDOW UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND

Auckland

 

George Rump
Still-Life Pictures

 

14 December 2018 - late February 2019

 


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Sweet Yellow Intoxicant

The Audio Foundation with Wiggley Tapes

Wellington/Auckland

 

Wendyhouse
Banana Wine

 

Comic with CD

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Jerome Ngan-Kee, New/Content, detail, as installed at Mercy Pictures. Photo: the artist

Interpretation and Trust

MERCY PICTURES

Auckland

 

Jerome Ngan-Kee
New/Content

 

13 December 2018 - 31 December 2018

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Jerome Ngan-Kees, New/Content (detail) at Mercy Pictures

Jerome Ngan-Kee at Mercy Pictures

MERCY PICTURES

Auckland

 

Jerome Ngan-Kee
New/Content

 

13 December - 31 December 2018


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Installation of Andre Hemer's Day Paintings at Gow Langsford. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Dissolving Method Categories

GOW LANGSFORD GALLERY

Auckland

 

Andre Hemer
Day Paintings

 

28 November - 22 December 2018

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Paul Cullen, Fainting Couch, 2012, detail, in Gallery Two of St Paul St. Photo: Paul Cullen Archive.

Cullen Sampler

ST PAUL St Gallery

Auckland

 

Paul Cullen
Building Structures +

24 November - 15 December 2018

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Taniela Potelo, Vea Mafile'o's sons Talavou and Malosi, Julian Hooper, Tevita Latu, and Marlowe Hamilton. Photograph by Vea Mafile'o.

Notes from a Seleka Workshop

CORBAN ESTATE ARTS CENTRE

Auckland

 

Julian Hooper and Tevita Latu
Over the Water

 

14 December 2018 - 10 February 2019


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Robyn Maree Pickens, 'Respect the Rāhui' as installed as Te Tuhi Billboards. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Building Time Capsules

Te Tuhi Billboards

Pakuranga

 

Robyn Maree Pickens
Respect the Rāhui

 

1 December 2018 - 10 March 2019

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Michael Shepherd's 'Suppose The Future Fails' as installed upstairs at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Apocalyptic Maelstrom

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Michael Shepherd
Suppose the Future Fails

 

30 November - 22 December 2018

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Classically Composed Improv

Rattle Records

Auckland

 

Eve de Castro-Robinson, with various musicians

The Gristle of Knuckles 2018


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Daniel Unverricht, Center, 2018, oil on linen, 1525 x 1825 mm.

Unverricht and Harris

{Suite}

Wellington

 

Daniel Unverricht and Jeffrey Harris


New Works

 

6 November - 24 November 2018

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Sam Hartnett's Ex Libris as installed at Objectspace. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Three Libraries Remembered

OBJECTSPACE

Auckland

 

Sam Hartnett
Ex Libris

 

24 November 2018 - 24 February 2019

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Gavin Hipkins' Block Units exhibition as installed at Starkwhite. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Hipkins’ Painted Block Images

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Gavin Hipkins
Block Units

 

14 November - 8 December 2018

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Dane Mitchell, Iris, Iris, Iris, 2017, (installation view), Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2018

Dane Mitchell’s Blue Irises

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Dane Mitchell
Iris Iris Iris

 

1 September 2018 - 24 February 2019


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Peter Black, Untitled no 13. From the portfolio 2 Brooklyn Terrace, 1986, gelatin silver photograph, commissioned from the artist in 1986, Collection of Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa.

McLeavey’s Photography Collection

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

The international photography collection of Peter McLeavey
Still Looking: Peter McLeavey and the last photograph


6 October - 20 December 2018

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Virginia Leonard and Gretchen Albrecht's I Come Out of Surgery Looking Golden, as installed at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Interpreting Luscious Surfaces

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Virginia Leonard with Gretchen Albrecht
I come out of surgery looking golden

 

26 October - 24 November 2018

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Ammon Ngakuru, River Bathing (Mokau), 2018, acrylic on canvas, 510 x 800 mm

Austin and Ngakuru

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Nick Austin and Ammon Ngakuru
Many Happy Returns

 

18 October - 15 November 2018

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Three Jemima Wyman works as presented in Iconography of Revolt, City Gallery Wellington.

Groovy ‘Revolutionary’ Chic

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON TE WHARE TOI

Wellington

 

International group show
Iconography of Revolt


28 July - 18 November 2018