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Julian Hooper, Sisters, 2019, acrylic on canvas, 300 x 460 mm

Hooper’s Faces of 'Ribbon'

Diagrammatic Visages

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland

 

Julian Hooper
The Room Takes Shape

 


8 May - 1 June 2019

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Michael Shepherd, Monarch Butterfly and Meccano Construction. 1980, oil on canvas. Images courtesy of the artist, Craig Brown and Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato.

Michael Shepherd Survey in Hamilton

WAIKATO MUSEUM TE WHARE TAONGA O WAIKATO

Hamilton

 

Michael Shepherd

Reinventing History Painting


23 February - 9 June 2019

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Marlee McMahon, M-tooth, 2019, acrylic on canvas (2 panels), 705 mm x 610 mm (left); 845 mm x 720 mm (right)

Aberrant Abstraction

BOWERBANK NINOW

Auckland

 

Marlee McMahon
Carbonated

 

2 May - 1 June 2019

 

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Yonel Watene, Hongi, 2019,  Macrocapa, Ash, Kauri, Redwood, Pine, Tawa; Linseed, Teak and Danish oils; turpentine, oil paint, carnauba wax. lmage courtesy of ArtsDiary

Two Seas Simultaneously

ST PAUL St Gallery

Auckland

 

Group show
Two Oceans at Once

15 February - 17 May 2019

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Gavin Hipkins, The Valley (2019), digital video still, 14 minutes.Image courtesy of the artist and Starkwhite.

Hipkins’ Devonshire Video

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Gavin Hipkins
The Valley

 


23 February - 2 June 2019

APW

John Scott Tribute Publication

John Scott: Works


David Straight (editor).


Massey University Press, 2019


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Auckland museum's Ancient Worlds gallery. Photograph from the museum's website.

Auckland Museum’s Lost Civilisation

AUCKLAND WAR MEMORIAL MUSEUM

Auckland

 

Ancient Worlds gallery; Pacific Masterpieces gallery.

 

Long-term exhibits

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‘Deconsecrating’ City Gallery so it reverts to being a library?

EyeContact (teenie weenie) Essay #29

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Paul Judd, The Sweeter Ride, 2007, oil on board.Photo by Linda Bendikson and Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

Paul Judd Survey

WAIKATO MUSEUM TE WHARE TAONGA O WAIKATO

Hamilton

 

Paul Judd
A Sweeter Ride


3 May - 30 June 2019


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Sorawit Songsataya's installation, Jupiter (ดาวพฤหัล), 2019 (detail) on the top floor of Te Uru. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Songsataya at Te Uru

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Sorawit Songsataya
Jupiter (ดาวพฤหัล)

 

23 February - 26 May 2019

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Installation of PᾹNiA!'s Salut d'Amour: Salut to Love, 2019. digital video, colour, sound, 14 min 30 sec. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Make Way For Love

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Auckland

 

PᾹNiA!
The True Artist Helps the World by Asking for Trust


23 March - 19 May 2019

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Emma Fitts' installation in Te Uru of In the Rough Parts 1, 2 & 3. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Emma Fitts Te Uru Installation

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Emma Fitts
In the Rough: Parts 1, 2 & 3

 

16 February - 25 May 2019


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Installation of Martino Gamper's Hookaloti at Michael Lett, detai

Gamper and Friends

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Martino Gamper
Hookaloti

 

3 April - 4 May 2019

APW
Ceramic work by Madeleine Child (Messy Things for Tidy Houses series)

Shim and Child in Timaru

AIGANTIGHE ART GALLERY

Timaru

Hanna Shim

SMER SMER (스멀스멀)

Until 5 May 2019

Madeleine Child
Neither Fish, Nor Flesh, Nor Good Red Herring
Until 28 April 2019

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Installation of Stephen Bambury's solo exhibition at Trish Clark

Lively Bambury

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Solo Show
Stephen Bambury

 

29 March - 18 May 2019


APW

Albrecht and Hodgkins publications

Massey University Press

Luke Smythe

Gretchen Albrecht: Between Gesture and Geometry

 

Mary Kisler
Finding Frances Hodgkins

JH
Installation of Matthew Browne's Jouska at Orexart.

Painting as Designed Object

OREXART

Auckland

 

Matthew Browne
Jouska

 

2 April - 27 April 2018

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Celebrating Identity Clustering

ARTSPACE AOTEAROA

Auckland

 

BC Collective, Louisa Afoa, Edith Amituanai

Layover

15 March - 25 May 2019

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Installation of Ani O'Neill's Classic Hits at Starkwhite. Photo: Sam Hartnett

O’Neill at Starkwhite

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Ani O’Neill
Classic Hits

 

14 March - 10 April 2019


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Installation of works by Joachim Bandau. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Bandau Watercolours

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Solo Show

Joachim Bandau

 

7 March - 6 April 2019

JH
Billy Apple, 2 Gallery Abstracts (2019), Exhibition view, Mokopōpaki, Auckland. Courtesy the artist and Mokopōpaki, Auckland. Photo: Arekahānara. Commissioned by Mokopōpaki, Auckland

Apple and Functionality

MOKOPŌPAKI

Auckland

 

Billy Apple
2 Gallery Abstracts

 

15 March - 20 April 2019

JH
Kushana Bush, Snake Charmers, 2019, gouache and watercolour on paper, 190 x 270 mm

Chromatically Restrained Bush

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland

 

Kushana Bush
Antique Electric

 

6 March - 30 March 2019

JH
Nick Cave, Soundsuit, 2008, mixed media. Collection of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

Decoration as Ruse

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Nick Cave
Soundsuit

 

18 February - 3 March 2019