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John Hurrell on ‘Besotted Paint Drooler or Conceptual Artist?’

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Toby Raine on ‘Besotted Paint Drooler or Conceptual Artist?’

Yes I heard something about that. A face to face critical discussion would …


John Hurrell on ‘Besotted Paint Drooler or Conceptual Artist?’

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Katrina Beekhuis, Potters Pink, 2016. Installation view. Commissioned by Te Tuhi, Auckland.  Photo by Sam Hartnett

Layered Perceptual Interventions

Modifying the Given

Pakuranga

 

Katrina Beekhuis
Potters Pink

 

12 November 2016 - 19 March 2017

Recent Posts

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Rachel Whiteread, Untitled (Pair), 1999, cast bronze and cellulose paint. On loan from Erika and Robin Congreve.

Rachel Whiteread’s ‘Cryogenics’

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Rachel Whiteread
Untitled (Pair), 1999


13 November, 2013 - 30 June, 2017

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Shelley Jacobson, Surface Expressions, 2016. Installation view. Commissioned by Te Tuhi, Auckland.  Photo by Sam Hartnett

Warning Sign

Te Tuhi billboards

Pakuranga

 

Shelley Jacobson
Surface Expressions

 


12 November 2016 - 19 March 23017

 

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Hannah Valentine, Grips, slips, of space, a memory, 2016. Installation View. Commissioned by Te Tuhi, Auckland.  Photo by Sam Hartnett

Valentine’s Bronzes

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Hannah Valentine
Grips, slips, of space, a memory

 

12 November 2016 - 26 February 2017

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Cover

Painted Photographs

Peter Alsop


Hand-coloured New Zealand: the photographs of Whites Aviation


Potton and Burton, Nelson, November 2016

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Gavin Hipkins, New Age, 2016, single chanel digital video and sound projection, digital formats, 9 min 35 sec, edition 3

Landscape as subject, backdrop, presence, or method

STARKWHITE

Auckand

 

Danie Mellor, Gavin Hipkins, Jin Jiangbo

Beyond Landscape

 

17 November 2016 - 28 January 2017


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Installation of Ann Shelton's A Library to Scale (2006) at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

Ann Shelton Retrospective

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Ann Shelton
Dark Matter

 

26 November 2016 - 17 April 2017

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Andrea du Chatenier, Bearded Prophet, ceramic and textile.

Du Chatenier Survey

WAIKATO MUSEUM TE WHARE TAONGA O WAIKATO

Hamilton

 

Andrea du Chatenier
Being Andrea du Chatenier

 

2 December, 2016 - 22 January, 2017

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You will have your own (perhaps very different) global list for 2016,


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Oscar Enberg, Troubles de la croissance (der ursprung des pendels) 2016, (installation view), Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2016.

Oscar Enberg at AAG

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Oscar Enberg

Troubles de la croissance (der ursprung des pendels)

 

3 December 2016 - 18 June 2017

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Range of options for studio construction: Isobel Thom's ceramic models

The Planned Thom Studio

MALCOLM SMITH GALLERY

Uxbridge

 

Isobel Thom
 ILK

 

7 November 2016 - 14 January 2017

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Ralph Paine, After Blake

Sub-Urbanism

EyeContact Essay #18

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Shopping

Luncheon Sausage Books, in assoc. with PhotoForum, Auckland, 2016.

The Shops

5000 word essay by Steve Braunias
44 colour photographs by Peter Black

Hardcover; RRP: $40.00.

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Zac Langdon-Pole, Lacunae Mouths, 2016, detail, six chrome mouth casts, chain, shackles, dimensions variable.

Speech, Writing and Grief

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Zac Langdon-Pole
Oratory Index

 

30 November - 23 December 2016

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Toby Raine, Aleister Crowley with beard, 2014, oil on linen

Besotted Paint Drooler or Conceptual Artist?

GUS FISHER GALLERY

Auckland

 

Toby Raine
ManCrush

 

11 November - 17 December 2016

 


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Transformation & Impermanence: An Interview with Lee Mingwei

EyeContact interview #3

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Cover image: Wayne Barrar, Strew, including Arachnoidiscus (Ehr.) and girdle band from Oregon Coast. From a slide by E. H. Griffith, c.1875. (Photographed 2014, detail)

Glorious Diatoms

Whiti o Rehua, School of Art, Massey University, Wellington, 2016

 

Wayne Barrar: The Glass Archive
Photographs by Wayne Barrar

Essays by Kelley Wilder and Wayne Barrar,

Softcover, colour illustrations, 49 pp.

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Optimism and Possibility

ARTSPACE

Auckland

 

Harry, Menzies, Nash, al Qadiri & Al Gharaballi, Rottenberg, Songsataya, Syms

Potentially Yours, The Coming Community

10 November - 22 December 2016

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Installation of The Devil's Blind Spot at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu. Photo: John Collie

Emerging Photographic Talent

CHRISTCHURCH ART GALLERY TE PUNA O WAIWHETU

Christchurch

 

Nine emerging photographers
The Devil’s Blind Spot: Recent Strategies in New Zealand Photography


19 November 2016 - 12 March 2017


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Jealous Saboteurs: The Book

Gallery Wellington / Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne

Francis Upritchard: Jealous Saboteurs
Edited by Robert Leonard and Charlotte Day

Essays by Robert Leonard, Tessa Laird, and Megan Dunn.
Interview with Francis Upritchard by Brian Griffiths

Published by Donlon, October 2016

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Ruth Buchanan, The actual and its document, 2016, installation view at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. Photo: Glenn Jeffrey

Examining the Politics of Institutional Taste

LEN LYE CENTRE / GOVETT-BREWSTER ART GALLERY

New Plymouth

 

Ruth Buchanan
The Actual and Its Document


10 September - 4 December 2016

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Hannah Watkinson's Elsewhere exhibition at In Situ Photo Project

The Near Future

IN SITU PHOTO PROJECT

Christchurch

 

Hannah Watkinson
Elsewhere

 

22 November - 20 Decermber 2016

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Cara Fotofili, Experiencing a Significant Shortfall of Gravitas, watercolour on 300 gsm paper, 1400 x 5200 mm

Deflating the Spiritual

CALDER & LAWSON GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Cara Fotofili
Small changes

 

17 October - 9 December 2016