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APW
John Pule, OHI, enamel, ink & polyeurethane on canvas, 1500 x 1500 mm

Waiting For the God

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

John Pule
Ohi

 

3 August - 26 August 2017

pd
Tiger Murdoch, Great North Road, plywood.

2017 National Contemporary Art Award

WAIKATO MUSEUM TE WHARE TAONGA O WAIKATO

Hamilton

 

Selected finalists
National Contemporry Art Award


29 July - 5 November2017

EMc
John Ward Knox, Habits (ii), 2017, woolly mammoth ivory and paua shell, approx. length 5.5 cm & 3 cm each

Burning Out

ROBERT HEALD GALLERY

Wellington

 

John Ward Knox
Tauhou


8 June - 1 July 2017


LJ
Installation of Tyler Jackson's' Space-Time Corridor' at play_station. Courtesy of Tyler Jackson (photographer) and play_station.

Beyond Physicality

play_station

Wellington

Tyler Jackson
Light-Space Corridor

R.G. Laking

an ascetic dissertation in dissociative aesthetics

both 3 August 2017 - 19 August 2017

 

MA
Josephine Cachemaille's 'Us, Us, Us' as installed at The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatu. Photo: John-Paul Pochin

Another look at ‘Us, Us, Us.’

THE SUTER ART GALLERY TE ARATOI O WHAKATU

Nelson

 

Josephine Cachemaille 
Us, Us, Us

 

June 10 - August 6 2017

JH
et al. & Samuel Holloway: Upright Piano, 2013, painted and modified piano, annotated score; et al., DE NIEUWE STEM 1-3, 2006, frame, metal box, light fittings, acrylic & oil stick on paper, mp3 paper, headphones, Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery

Shout Whisper Wail

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

The 2017 Chartwell Show - a group exhibition

Shout Whisper Wail

20 May - 15 October 2017


SH
Cover of 'Nukuoro: Sculptures from Micronesia.' The subtitle is problematic, because Nukuoro is culturally a Polynesian island, even though it lies inside the borders of the Federated States of Micronesia.

Gods and Museums

Nukuoro: sculptures from Micronesia,
Edited by Christian Kaufmann and Oliver Wick,
Hirmer Publishers, 2013

JH
Billy Apple's Brown Room Subtraction as installed at Mokopōpaki.

Beyond the Brown Cube

MOKOPŌPAKI

Auckland


Billy Apple
Brown Room Substraction

 

2 August - 16 September 2017

NH
Josephine Cachemaille's 'Us, Us, Us' as installed at The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatu. Photo: John-Paul Pochin

Laid Back

THE SUTER ART GALLERY TE ARATOI O WHAKATU

Nelson

 

Josephine Cachemaille
Us, Us, Us

 

10 June - 06 August 2017

 


JH
Martino Gamper: 100 Chairs in 100 Days at City Gallery Wellington, 2017. Photo: Shaun Waugh

Teetering Hybrid Mongrel Furniture

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

Martino Gamper
100 Chairs in 100 Days


8 April -13 August 2017

MJD
Roger Boyce, 'Conflict and Discontinuity,' framed oil on board, 775 x 625 mm

Sworn to Fun

SUITE

Wellington

 

Roger Boyce
School of Harm

 

12 July - 29 July 2017

APW
Kelcy Taratoa's Big City as installed at Nadene Milne Gallery.

Kelcy Taratoa in Christchurch

NADENE MILNE GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Kelcy Taratoa
Big City

 

21 July - 12 August 2017


ELD
2016 Fieldays No.8 Wire Award winning artwork: Ben Pearce's Stone Age Eight Gauge, 2016, detail.

Putting the ‘No’ into ‘No. 8 Wire’

WAIKATO MUSEUM TE WHARE TAONGA O WAIKATO

Hamilton

 

Group exhibition
Fieldays No. 8 Wire National Art Award


21 April - 22 May 2017

JH
Steve Carr, Motor Reliefs, 2017, Red Cam, 9 channel, duration approx 7 mins looped, unique

Carr at Lett

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Steve Carr
Variations for Troubled Hands

 

21 June - 22 July 2017

PI
James Gilberd, Johnsonville March 2015

Red Alert

PHOTOSPACE

Wellington

 

James Gilberd
A Coffee Break


15 July - 29 July 2017


JH
Bruce Barber, I Swear installation at Te Tuhi. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Barber ‘On’ Immigration

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Auckland

 

Bruce Barber
I Swear

 

13 May - 22 October 2017

JH
Fiona Pardington, Lycaeides melissa (Melissa Blue) wing scales, 1, 2016, photograph.  With thanks Musée Cantonal de Zoologie, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Fiona and Vladimir

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Fiona Pardington
Nabokov’s Blues: The Charmed Circle

 

22 June - 23 July 2017

BEP
Sarah Lucas, Chicken knickers, 2017, PVC-free wallpaper print, Courtesy of Sadie Coles HQ, London, on view in Acting Out at Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi. Photo: Shaun Matthews.

The Complexity of Acting Out

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

International group exhibition
Acting Out


17 May -17 July 2017


JH
Dane Mitchell, Sketches of Meteorological Phenomena, 2014 -2017, sand, glass, multiple element, installations dimensions vary.

Mitchell Installation and Scans

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Dane Mitchell
Aeromancy

 

30 June - 29 July 2017

PI
Roberta Thornley’s A Serious Girl installed at Sarjeant on the Quay, June 2017, featuring Millie and Backyard Dahlias. Image: Richard Wotton.

Castlecliff Opera

SARJEANT GALLERY

Whanganui

 

Roberta Thornley
A Serious Girl

 

27 May - 20 August 2017

JH

Individual Happiness Now?

Individual Happiness Now’

Introduction by Roger Horrocks
Len Lye and Robert Graves, A definition of Common Purpose

Published by Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre 2017