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Dan Arps, Navigator, 2017, mixed media, dimensions variable. On walls, Franz Josef, 2017, acrylic on wall, dimensions variable.

Whiteout Blackout

ROBERT HEALD GALLERY

Wellington

 

Dan Arps
Tinnitis Miracle

 

11 May - 3 June 2017

Arps at Heald

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Installation of Jim Allen; Dan Arps; Stella Corkery at Michael Lett

Arps, Corkery and Allen

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Group show
Jim Allen; Dan Arps; Stella Corkery

 

17 August - 17 September 2016

Three varied practitioners

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Adrienne Vaughan, Plyx (2013), Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show 2015, installation view, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Photograph: Emil McAvoy.

Wet Paint: AAG’s ‘Necessary Distraction’

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Twenty NZ painters
Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show

 

28 November 2015 - 4 April 2016

The first AAG painting survey for 23 years


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Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys, Der Schlamm von Branst, 2008, HD video, 20 min

Lugubrious’ Belgians and others

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

International group exhibition
i) Duplex Cling Mob

26 August - 26 September 2015

Matt Hanson curated show

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Dan Arps, on floor, Studio Units with Double Hamper, 2015, folding trestle tables with mixed media sculptures, dimensions variable

Arps Floor and Wall Pieces

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Dan Arps
Plastic Mouthfeel II

 

4 March - 5 April 2015

Looking at duplication

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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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Dan Arps, Worm Tank, 2014. Glass tank, found ceramics and mixed media, 26 x 45 x 20 cm

Pretty In Pink

ROBERT HEALD GALLERY

Wellington

 

Dan Arps
Snake, Tanks & Drapes

1 May - 24 May 2014

Children’s patterned drapes, tanks and grilles

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Failed Utopias and Curatorial Laziness

EyeContact Essay #7

Another view of Freedom Farmers

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et al., many to many, 2013 (installation detail), roller chairs, signage, metal tubing, sandbags, helium balloons, swiss balls, particle board, original installation in collaboration with Sean Curham one-to-many and many-to-one Khartoum Place 2010.

In Praise of ‘Invention, Forward Thinking and Liberty’

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Twenty New Zealand artists

Freedom Farmers

 

26 October 2013 - 23 February 2014

Waving the Utopian flag


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Miranda Parkes, Fielder, 2013. Photo by Bridgit Anderson. Image courtsey of the artist, SCAPE Public Art and Jonathan Smart

SCAPE 7 in Christchurch

SCAPE 7

Christchurch

 

International group exhibition

Public Art Christchurch Biennial

 

27 September - 9 November 2013

An overall assessment

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Porous Moonlight as installed at Papakura Art Gallery. Works by Denys watkins and Dan Arps

Painting Survey in Papakura

PAPAKURA ART GALLERY

Papakura

 

Group exhibition of paintings
Porous Moonlight


7 September - 19 October 2013

Adventurous selection of semi-abstractions

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Dan Arps, The Downward Spiral

Arps Book

DDNNYY, 2012

Dan Arps

The Downward Spiral
Text by Dan Arps and Tahi Moore

Hardcover, 192 pp

Arps and Moore text with Soh design


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Dan Arps, White Paintings, at Ferarispace

Arps at Ferari

FERARISPACE

Auckland

 

Dan Arps
White Paintings

 

13 September - 28 September 2013

As if painting with bodily secretions

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Masato Takasaka and Madeline Kidd, Living room Arrangement, 2013, installation view. Photo by Kay Abude.

Melbourne Artist Facilitated Biennale

MARGARET LAWRENCE GALLERY

Melbourne

 

Group exhibition
Third/Fourth: Melbourne Artist Facilitated Biennale

 

31 May - 23 June 2013

Coordinated by Christopher L G Hill

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Affirmation Dungeon cover

Dan Arps Publication

Publication

Dan Arps
Affirmation Dungeon

 

Essays by Bywater, Aitken, Hyland, Melan, Pathways

335 pp hardcover
Michael Lett /Clouds 2012

Innovative and multi-layered


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Dan Arps' Hobson Gardens installed at Michael Lett

Art as Therapy?

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Dan Arps
Hobson Gardens

 

25 August - 1 October 2011

Arps at his tightest and most focussed

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The Estate of L. Budd, DBo50838.110 untitled (do we know), 1995, oil stick,acrylic paint, roller blind, 1000 x 1000 mm

Last Lett Show at K’Rd

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Group show
Everything is near and inflorescent, forever and present

 

3 December 2010 - 23 December 2010

Final group exhibition before shift to Arch Hill

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Koki Tanaka, installation at ARTSPACE. Photo by Sam Hartnett.

Intriguing ARTSPACE Group Show

ARTSPACE

Auckland

 

Dan Arps, Layla Rudneva-Mackay, Kim Beom, Koki Tanaka
A rock that was taught it was a bird

 

16 October - 20 November 2010

The complex interaction between artists and things


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Arps & The Estate of L. Budd, Modern Arrangements, 2010, installation view

Arps & Budd: Pairing or Partnership?

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Dan Arps & The Estate of L. Budd
Modern Arrangements

 

11 September - 18 October 2010

 

A juxtaposition or blending?

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Walters Prize Time

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

2010 Walters Prize

Finalists: Arps, Connor, Leek, Monteith

 

24 July - 31 October 2010

This year’s four Kiwi finalists compete - with style - for the $50,000.

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The full archive of extant works from The Estate of L. Budd

Unpacking Te Tuhi’s libraries

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

AUCKLAND

13 February - 11 April, 2010

Curated By Stephen Cleland


Unpacking my Library

 

of keeping objects and ephemera that one can’t quite let go of.