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Preparatory drawing used for promotion.

Robinson’s Carpet of Explosive ‘Tantrums’

23 GORDON ROAD

Auckland

 

Peter Robinson
Rag Trade


25 June - 4 July 2020

Smashing and reaching up as philosophical content

JH
Edward Burtynsky, Manufacturing #17, Deda Chicken Processing Plant, Dehui City, Jilin Province, China, 2005

Enthralling Global Photography

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Over 100 contributing photographers
Civilisation Photography Now


13 June - 18 October 2020

Sprawling touring show

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Frances Stark, Black Flag (Basel), 2018

Truth (For Once) Rules

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Frances Stark, Shahryar Nashat, Sriwhana Spong, Martine Syms.
Honestly Speaking: The Word, the Body, and the Internet


13 June — 30 August 2020

Straight talk only please


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Layla Rudneva-Mackay, Glass-eyed Kiwi, 2018, oil on canvas, 300 x 400 mm. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Rudneva-Mackay’s Visages of Sliced Fruit

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Layla Rudneva-Mackay
ACC bcc Bananas

 

9 June - 4 July 2020

Revamped Expressionist Symbolism

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Michael Morley, Studies for a Revolution (ATB Combo Brown), 2006, watercolour on paper, artist frame, 355 x 435 mm

Michael Morley’s ‘Hinged’ Amps

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Michael Morley
Studies for a Revolution


3 June - 4 July 2020

Evanescent watercolour mirages

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A view of the Auckland Live Digital screen, though not in the current Aotea Square position.

Interactive Art in Aotea Square

Aotea Square (Auckland Live Digital Stage)

Auckland

 

Shannon Novak and Jeff Nusz
I Extend My Arms


5 June - 19 June 2020

Community generated animation


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John Nixon, Untitled (Pair), 2019, enamel on canvas with spoon, 230 x 250 mm. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Seventeen John Nixon Diptychs

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

John Nixon
Small Black + White Pairs

 

22 May - 18 July 2020

Coupled small panels

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Matt Arbuckle's 'Reading Hands' as installed at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Arbuckle Abstractions

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Matt Arbuckle
Reading Hands


22 May -18 July 2020

Dyeing’ with folded fabric

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Jon Tootill's 'Harakeke' exhibition as installed at Sanderson Contemporary Art.

Tootill’s Interwoven Painting References

SANDERSON CONTEMPORARY ART

Auckland

 

Jon Tootill
Harakeke


24 March—temporarily shut over lockdown—13 June 2020

Cultural mixing


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Theo Schoon: One Man's Picture is Another Man's Rorschach Test, 1964, pva and paint on board; Split Level View Finder, 1965, pva on board. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Theo Schoon ((and his Milieu))

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Theo Schoon
Split Level View Finder: Theo Schoon and New Zealand Art


7 March - 31 May 2020 (prelockdown dates)

His context, insights and influence

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Marie Harnett, Read, 2019, graphite on paper, 5.75 x 10.3 cm (unframed)

Remembering Analogue

FOX JENSEN MCCRORY

Auckland

 

McMillan, Malloy, Metlikovec, Seyhan, Muller, Harnett, Cleland, White
Analogue


5 March - 11 April 2020
(*Dates announced before the Level 4 Covid-19 lockdown)

Once upon a time

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Amanda Gruenwald, Violet, Pink, Golden Ochre, 2019-20; Eemyun Kang, Faccia di Pancia, 2016; Eemyun Kang, Floating With its Wings, 2019.

Trish Clark’s New Venue

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Amanda Gruenwald, Eemyun Kang, Brendon Leung, Chris Corson-Scott
Future: 4 x 3


March - April 2020

Her first exhibition there


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Denise Batchelor, Tai Timu, 2020, HD video, colour, sound, 57 sec loop. Photo: Arekahānara

The Beauties of Jellyfish, Seaweed—and Art

MOKOPŌPAKI

Auckland

 

Maureen Lander and Denise Batchelor
Ebb

 

11 March - 25 April 2020
(*Dates announced before the Covid-19 lockdown)

Joint Lander–Batchelor show

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Carlos Cruz-Diez, Chromointerference, 2020, (install view) Aotea Centre Wrap, Aotea Square commissioned by Te Tuhi, Auckland, and Auckland Live presented in association with Auckland Arts Festival 2020 © Adagp, Paris 2020 photo by Sam Hartnett

Aotea Square Light Show

Aotea Square (Auckland Arts Festival)

Auckland

 

Carlos Cruz-Diez
Chromointerference

 

11 March - 29 March 2020 (sunset to 11 pm)

The genius of Carlos Cruz-Diez

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Gretchen Albrecht, Torrent, 1988, gouache and collage on paper, 1520 x 2440 mm

Large Albrecht Collages

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Gretchen Albrecht
Collages 1988-1989

 

6 March - 9 April 2020

Centrally internalised edges


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Ronnie van Hout, Ghosting, 2020,  painted MDF and pvc pipe, painted cast rigid urethane resin, expanded urethane foam, CNC expanded polystyrene, urethane spray, clothing, wigs, glass eyes,  3000 x 3000 x 3000 mm

Thoughtful van Hout

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland

 

Ronnie van Hout
Ghosting

 

4 March - 4 April 2020

Three engrossing works

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Louise Henderson, Cubist Still Life, 1954, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2019

Touring Henderson Survey

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Louise Henderson
From Life


2 November 2019 - 8 March 2020

Perhaps an artist of exaggerated significance?

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Carl Sydow, Untitled, c. 1975, ink and acrylic on paper, 520 x 635 mm. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Impressive Sydow

BOWERBANK NINOW

Auckland

 

Carl Sydow
Geometries


27 February - 21 March 2020

Drawings for sculpture


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Installation view of Prelude: 2020 at Gow Langford, Kitchener St.

Art School Sampler

GOW LANGSFORD GALLERY

Auckland

Art school group exhibition

Prelude 2020


12 February - 7 March 2020

A peek at 9 emerging artists

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‘Debuilding’ Modernist Architecture

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Sosefina Andy, Matt Coldicutt, Gordon Matt-Clark, Yonel Watene
Rebellious Modernities

 

8 December 2019 - 15 March 2020

Reassessing architecture & community space

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Gordon Walters, Untiled, 1974, 430 x 485 mm. Image courtesy of the Walters Estate

Walters Gouaches, Collages and Drawings

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Gordon Walters
From the Archive


5 February - 29 February 2020

Surprisingly intimate exhibition