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John Hurrell on ‘The Walters Prize 2014: Bourgeois Merit Systems’

Here is an excellent discussion of the Walters Prize: an interview with Anna-Marie …


Courtney Johnston on ‘Carving the Granite’

Kia ora Peter As the director of The Dowse, I’m thrilled to see …


Andrew Paul Wood on ‘Melancholic Stichbury’

I find the mannerism tends to make them all look like clones of …


John Hurrell on ‘Fourth Jar Show’

The latest array of paintings presented at Jar by Simon Ingram is worth …

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EJ
Breckon, 'Real State', installation detail from 'Two Photographers', 2014. Image courtesy of Oscar Perry and Enjoy Gallery

Connotative Distortions

Suggestive Photographic Manipulations

ENJOY PUBLIC ART GALLERY

Wellington

 

Breckon and Shaun Waugh 

Two photographers

 

3 September - 27 September 2014

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Sopolemalama Filipe Tohi, Haukamea (Aotea), aluminium steel sculpture at Mangere Arts Centre Nga Tohu o Uenuku.

Filipe Tohi and the Art of Lashing

MANGERE ARTS CENTRE NGA TOHU O UENUKU

Mangere

 

Sopolemalama Filipe Tohi

Tukutuku Kafa Mei Lotomoana: Survey Part Two

 

6 September - 2 November 2014

pd
Installation of At-one-moment at Pilot

Land and Body Revisited

PILOT

Hamilton

 

Alex Luiten and Hannah Valentine

At-one-moment

 

6 September - 27 September 2014

 

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Cover of 'I See Art Everywhere Judy Darragh'

New Darragh Publication

discreet & popular

Judy Darragh

I See Art Everywhere

 

Judy Darragh in conversation with Tessa Laird

Essays by Louise Menzies and Megan Dunn


New Books, Auckland, 2013

CM
Eddie Clemens: Collector’s Edition Glitch (Viewing Bridge) 2014, installation view at the Adam Art Gallery, ©Eddie Clemens (photo: Shaun Waugh)

Clemens at the Adam

ADAM ART GALLERY

Wellington

 

Eddie Clemens
Collector’s Edition Glitch (Viewing Bridge)

 

15 August - 21 September

EJ
Eddie Clemens: 'Wes Craven Marina', 2014, Hot-dip galvanized mild metal, printed vinyl, opal acrylic, casters, Samsung 51" F4500 USB movie HD plasma TV, SanDisk Ultra 3.0 flash drive, IEC right angle (Jug lead), 2890x2090x89mm.Photo credit: Sam Hartnett

Layers of Self-Reflexivity

GLORIA KNIGHT

Auckland

 

Eddie Clemens 

Wes Craven Marina 

 

17 July - 9 August 2014


JH
Joyce Campbell, Golden Hour, 2014, pigment ink on Hahnemuhle Cotton Rag 308 gsm, 790 x 950 mm

Unnerving Campbell

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Joyce Campbell
To the Wash

 

22 August - 20 September 2014

LB
Sigmar Polke, Interieur (Interior), 1965 / 2013; Sigmar Polke Schlafzimmer (Bedroom), 1965 / 2013 ; Sigmar Polke Freundinnen (Girl Friends), 1965 / 2013;

The Growth of Düsseldorf’s Capitalist Realism

ARTISTS SPACE

New York

 

Kuttner, Lueg, Polke, Richter. 
Living with Pop: A Reproduction of Capitalist Realism

 

June 8 - August 17, 2014

MH
Front courtyard: Kate Newby, I feel like a truck on a wet highway (2014). String, thread, silver bells.  All images courtesy of Kate Newby and Lulu. All photos by Isaac Contreras

Newby in Mexico City

LULU

Mexico City

 

Kate Newby
I feel like a truck on a wet highway

 

2 August - 5 October 2014


AW
Installation of Neil Dawson at Jonathan Smart

Neil Dawson’s Lightness of Touch

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Solo show

Neil Dawson

 

29 August - 20 September 2014

PI
Installation of Peter Peryer: A Careful Eye at The Dowse Art Museum. Photo: John Lake

Carving the Granite

THE DOWSE

Lower Hutt

 

Peter Peryer

A Careful Eye

 

23 August - 23 November 2014

JH
Peter Stichbury, Ray Bowyer, 2014, coloured pencil on paper, 42 x 35 cm

Melancholic Stichbury

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Peter Stichbury
Sources and Methods

 

6 August - 6 September 2014


HA
Blaine Western and Andrew Kennedy's Ornamental Labours at Blue Oyster

Western and Kennedy at Blue Oyster

BLUE OYSTER GALLERY

Dunedin

 

Blaine Western and Andrew Kennedy
ornamental labours

 

26 August - 20 September 2014

JH
Signals as installed at Starkwhite. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Auckland’s Changing Constituency

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Group show
Signals

 

11 August - 6 September 2014

NMS

Something is Wrong with This Picture

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Denny, Leach, Thompson, ‘Uhila
The Walters Prize

 

12 July - 12 October 2014


EyeContact

MASSEY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF ART

Fine Arts
Photography
Visual & Material Culture

Image: Anya Gladstone-Gallagher

FOX JENSEN

Rae Thornley Umberg Roeth


2 Sept - 20 Sept 2014

TE TUHI

International Group Show

Unstuck In Time

2 August - 29 October

TWO ROOMS

Two Rooms presents a program of residencies and projects
by leading international and New Zealand contemporary artists.

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Kim Pieters
27 May - 21 Sept

RELOAD
Eddie Clemens
15 August - 21 Sept

AUDIO FOUNDATION

Flo Wilson and Brooke Mitchell

Composing Environments

4 Sept - 27 Sept 2014

GUS FISHER GALLERY

Mervyn Williams

Lost For Words:
Mervyn Williams from Modernism to the Digital Age

5 September – 1 November

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Deanna Dowling, Tell Someone If Something Happens, hollow plaster tube, wall thickness 0.25 mm - 0.75 mm - diameter 25 mm, seeder shelf

National Contemporary Art Award in Hamilton

WAIKATO MUSEUM TE WHARE TAONGA O WAIKATO

Hamilton

 

Selected entries
National Contemporary Art Award


9 August - 9 November 2014

PI
Greta Anderson, Steamroller, 2000, pigment print

Making the Cut

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

Adams, Anderson, Boreham, Clarke, Hartnett and Makea-Pardington

Outer Space


22 August - 20 September 2014

JH
Installation of Miranda Parkes' Go-getter at Antoinette Godkin

Small Parkes Paintings

ANTOINETTE GODKIN

Auckland

 

Miranda Parkes
Go Getter

 

16 August - 13 September 2014

EJ

The Social Value of Art?

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Denny, Leach, Thompson, ‘Uhila

The Walters Prize

 

12 July - 12 October 2014


PI
installation shot showing five glass works by Dominic Burrell, 2014

Lifelike

Quay Gallery (upstairs at 31 Taupo Quay)

Whanganui

Work by graduates of the UCoL/Whanganui School of the Arts and School of Design
Degrees of Remembrance

1 February - 10 August 2014

JH
Barber, Study (Sunday 13.37), 2014; Barber, Study (Good Stick No.1), 2013; Perkins, Untitled, 2014; Barber, Study (Imperial Level1), 2012; Keating, Untitled, 2012; Driver, Duraband 10, 1988; Barber, Study (Cotton Hedge), 2012; Perkins, Untitled, 2014.

Silent But Engaging Conversations

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Barber, Connor, Driver, Keating, Perkins
When I Paint My Masterpiece

 

9 August - 6 September 2014

TH

The Walters Prize 2014: Bourgeois Merit Systems

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Denny, Leach, Thompson, ‘Uhila

The Walters Prize

 

12 July -12 October 2014

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Installation of If You Do Start Making Cheese...at Pilot

Embracing Process, Discarding Nothing

PILOT

Hamilton

Amodeo, Kosovac, Simons, Beattie
If you do start making cheese, I recommend a Farmhouse Cheddar…..

12 August - 30 August 2014