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John Hurrell on ‘Collaborating Artists’ Book’

American critic, Barry Schwabsky, is one of the most respected art writers around. …


Ralph Paine on ‘Denny and Byrt in Auckland’

Even though the Aotearoa-as-enclave theme seems way redundant this Guardian article is worth …


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A stack of unmarked paper Autumn’s prospect


John Hurrell on ‘A City Is Not a City if…..’

You should be alarmed, Ralph. Don't you want to have Wellingtonians, Cantabrians and …

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Stezaker in Codex

Catalogue of touring exhibition

John Stezaker: Lost World


Catalogue for the touring exhibition curated by Robert Leonard

All touring works illustrated

 

Ridinghouse, UK, 2017

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Martin Poppelwell, Jerusalem III, 2018, paint on linen, 2000 mm x 1750 mm

Poppelwell in Christchurch

THE CENTRAL

Christchurch

 

Martin Poppelwell
 EFG

 

1 February - 4 March, 2018

JH
Carbon, as installed at Fox Jensen McCory

Elemental & Versatile Carbon

FOX JENSEN MCCRORY

Auckland

 

Gabriel de la Mora, Gunter Umberg, Matthew Allen, Ceara Metlikovec, Arik Levy, Jan Albers
Carbon

 

7 February - 10 March 2018

 

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Roger Key's exhibition Minor Events as installed at Wallace Gallery

Roger Key’s History Paintings

WALLACE GALLERY

Morrinsville

 

Roger Key
Minor Events

 

3 February - 25 February 2018

JH
Tiffany Singh 's Collaboration is the Future as installed at Melanie Roger.

Singh at Roger

MELANIE ROGER GALLERY

Auckland

 

Tiffany Singh
Collaboration is the Future

 

31 January - 24 February 2018

JH
Role models, curated by Rob McKenzie, as installed at Hopkinson Mossman

Unpicking Identity

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Robert Bittenbender, Ellen Cantor, Jennifer McCamley, Josef Strau
Role Models


26 January - 24 February 2018


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Jacqueline Fahey: Say Something! as installed at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu

Fahey Survey in Christchurch

CHRISTCHURCH ART GALLERY TE PUNA O WAIWHETU

Christchurch

 

Jacqueline Fahey
Say Something!


22 November 2017 - 11 March 2018

JH
Gary Peters, A Slow Take, 2017 (installation view) commissioned by Te Tuhi, Auckland. Photo by Sam Hartnett

Two Site-Specific Paintings

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Gary Peters
A Slow Take

 

18 November 2017 - 25 February 2018

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Installation at Te Tuhi of Shannon Te Ao's With the sun aglow, I have my pensive moods. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Shannon Te Ao at Te Tuhi

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Shannon Te Ao
With the sun aglow, I have my pensive moods


18 November 2017 - 25 February 2018


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Dame Cheryll Sotheran in 2007. Photo: Brett Phibbs. Image courtesy of NZ Herald

Dame Cheryll Sotheran: 11 Oct. 1945 - 30 Dec. 2017

Dame Cheryll Sotheran obit

Her contributions

JH
Kushana Bush's The Burning Hours at Re Uru. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Kushana Bush in Titirangi

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Kushana Bush

The Burning Hours


25 November 2017 - 18 February 2018

JH
Anna Rankin, hail to, 2017, (installation view) commissioned by Te Tuhi, Auckland. Photo by Sam Hartnett

Anna Rankin’s Billboards of Innovative Poetry

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Auckland

 

Anna Rankin
hail to

 

18 November 2017 - 25 February 2018


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A World Undone (2012). 
Single-channel video, HD, 16:9, colour, silent (12 mins). 
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2012. Image courtesy of the artist

Pay Dirt

THE DOWSE ART MUSEUM

Lower Hutt

 

Nicholas Mangan
Limits to Growth

 

19 August - 12 November 2017

BJP
Gordon Walters: New Vision.  Installation Dunedin Public Art Gallery 2017.  Tautahi (1970) is on the left. Photographer: Iain Frengley.  Courtesy of the Gordon Walters Estate.

Difference and Repetition

DUNEDIN PUBLIC ART GALLERY

Dunedin

 

Gordon Walters
New Vision


11 November 2017 - 8 April 2018

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A City Is Not a City if…..


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Your Hotel Brain, installation image, courtesy of the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu.

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today….

CHRISTCHURCH ART GALLERY TE PUNA O WAIWHETU

Christchurch

 

Group exhibition
Your Hotel Brain


13 May 2017 - 8 July 2018

JH

New Len Lye Anthology

The Long Dream of Waking: New Perspectives on Len Lye


Edited by Paul Brobbel, Wystan Curnow and Roger Horrocks

 

Canterbury University Press, 2017

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Fresh and Fruity, Manifesto vol 1: Fresh and Fruity is a sexy new look, 2014/2017, printed poster, vinyl text. Courtesy of the artists. In the exhibition The Tomorrow People, Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi, 22 July – 1 October 2017, photo: Shaun Matthews

f*k u I’m #doingme: safe places for unsafe ideas

EyeContact Essay #24
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Installation view of Apparitions: the photograph and its image at Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi, Victoria University of Wellington, 14 October – 17 December 2017. Photo: Shaun Matthews

The Big Bang

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

Group exhibition
Apparitions: the photograph and its image

 

14 October - 17 December 2017


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Carl Sydow Publication

Carl Sydow
Sydow: Tomorrow Never Knows

Text: Peter Vangioni

Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, 2017

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Kirsty Lillico, cotton, pine dowel, stainless steel cable, 1.9 x 1.3 m: Fig 1 & 2; Fig 3 & 4; Fig 5 & 6

Vicious Circles

TOI PONEKE ART GALLERY

Wellington

 

Kirsty Lillico
Vicious Circles

 

17 November 2017 - 9 December 2017.

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Michael Hight, Mount Hutt Station, oil on linen, 2014

Dunedin and the Art of Ruins

EyeContact Essay #23
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Chris McElroen, Troy Hourie, Box Collective, Static Apnea. Photo: Chris McElroen

The Arts and Free Diving In Dialogue

SILO 6

Auckland

 

Multi-media group exhibition

dEEP ANATOMY

 

25 November - 3 December 2017