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What Went Down at Mercy Pictures.

EyeContact Essay #41

The ‘People of Colour’ furore

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Michael Parekowhai, He Korero Purakau mo Te Awanui o Te Motu: story of a New Zealand river, 2011, wood, ivory, brass, lacquer, steel, ebony, paua shell, resin, mother of pearl,  1670 mm x 2130 mm, Collection of Te Papa Tongarewa

Hineraukatauri and that Red Piano.

EyeContact Essay #37

A parable of two worlds

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Colin McCahon, Scared, 1976, synthetic polymer paint on paper, 730 x 1095 mm, Collection of Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington. Courtesy of Colin McCahon Research and Publication Trust

Sold on Fragility: Mercy Pictures & the Martyrdom of Colin McCahon

EyeContact Essay #35

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George Hubbard RIP, sort of …

EyeContact Essay #28

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Image from Bill Watterson's 'Calvin and Hobbes' comic

Remapping Denial, Of Denial, Of …

EyeContact Essay #27

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Examining David Hall’s essay

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Gavin Hipkins, Erewhon Mask, 2014, film still from Erewhon.

Living in Dulltopia: Gavin Hipkins’ ‘The Domain’ and ‘The Homely II.’

THE DOWSE ART MUSEUM

Lower Hutt

 

Gavin Hipkins

The Domain

 

25 November, 2017 - 2 April, 2018

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

EyeContact Essay #24

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The Body Laid Bare

Nude: Art from the Tate Collection

 

Emma Chambers and Justin Paton

 

Published by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2016

The exhibition’s publication

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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

Desire and power in Upritchard texts


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Necessary Distraction…The Publication

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show

 

Essays from Allan Smith, Zara Stanhope, Natasha Conland


Published by Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki 2016

Examining Conland’s essay

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The Occultation of the Sun

A comparative reading of Māori Art: History, Architecture, Landscape, and Theory by Dr. Rangihioa Panoho and Lisa Reihana: In Pursuit of Venus, edited by Rhana Devenport.

Closely reading the Panoho and Reihana publications

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Billy®

Billy Apple®: A Life in Parts

Christina Barton

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2015

Billy Apple® retrospective publication


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Politics Without the Revolution

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

Simon Denny
The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom

 

4 October - 19 December 2014

denny@kim.com

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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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Failed Utopias and Curatorial Laziness

EyeContact Essay #7

Another view of Freedom Farmers