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The lefthand panel of Billy Apple's N=1, 2018

Intestinal Apple

Liggins Institute (opposite the entrance to Auckland Hospital)

Auckland

 

Billy Apple®
N=1

 

Part of University of Auckland Collection

His evolving population of gut microbes

JH
Gordon Walters: Photographs, as installed at Gus Fisher.

Walters Photographs

GUS FISHER GALLERY

auckland

 

Gordon Walters
Photographs

 

19 June - 28 July, 2018

His painting aids and records

JH
Marie Shannon, What I Am Looking At, 2011, single channel video, 7:11.Edition 3/5

Marie Shannon Dealer Show

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Marie Shannon

Short Stories


17 June - 21 July 2018

Textual videos and photographs


JH
Cover of ' Mischa Kuball: Solidarity Grid: Ōtautahi Christchurch 2013-2016. Koenig Books

Solidarity Grid Publication

Mischa Kuball

 

Solidarity Grid: Ōtautahi Christchurch 2013-2016
Editor: Blair French

Koenig Books, London, 2017

Donated lamps symbolise global empathy

JH
Us v Them: Tony de Lautour, installation view at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū. Photo: John Collie

Tony de Lautour Survey

CHRISTCHURCH ART GALLERY TE PUNA O WAIWHETU

Christchurch

 

Tony de Lautour
Us v Them


4 May - 9 September 2018

Curated by Peter Vangioni

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Installation of Susan Te Kahurangi King's Paperdwellers: Works from 1967-1980 at Artspace, Auckland. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Battered by Rag-Dolls and Exhibition Designers

ARTSPACE

Auckland

 

Susan Te Kahurangi King
Paperdwellers: Works 1967 - 1980


1 June - 14 July 2018

Susan Te Kahurangi King exhibition


JH
Peter Stichbury's Altered States exhibition, as installed at Michael Lett.

Peter Stichbury’s ‘Outer Body’ Portraits

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Peter Stichbury
Altered States

 

30 May - 30 June 2018

Faces paired with OBE/NDE stories

JH
Ash Keating's Gravity System Response exhibition as installed at Fox Jensen McCory.

Ash Keating Paintings

FOX JENSEN MCCRORY

Auckland

 

Ash Keating
Gravity System Response

 

31 May - 17 July 2018

Fields of gorgeous grey dribbles

JH
Wi Taepa: Retrospective as installed at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

The Clay Artistry of Wi Taepa

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Wi Taepa
Retrospective

28 April - 2 September 2018

Small survey with great impact


JH
Phillip Lai, Peter Robinson  Spinning, 2018 installation view: Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland

Robinson and Lai

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Peter Robinson and Philip Lai
Spinning

 

19 May - 23 June 2018

Referencing Grimm fairytales?

JH
From Scratch: 546 Moons, as installed in Gallery One at Te Uru. Photo: Sam Hartnett

From Scratch Survey

TE URU

Titirangi

 

From Scratch
546 Moons


3 March - 27 May 2018.

Music and sculpture blended

JH
Alfredo Jaar, Other People Think, 2012, light box with black and white transparency. Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, purchased 2016

Reason and Sentience in Others

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

International contemporary collection sampler
Other People Think


10 March -10 June 2018

Auckland’s international and contemporary Collection


JH
Imogen Taylor, Imposter Syndrome, 2017, acrylic on canvas; Isobel Thom, Stacking Storage Boxes, Teapot, Cup and Trivet, Bottle Bell, Geodesic Cup and Salt Pigs. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Taylor, Cochran and Thom

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Imogen Taylor (with Vita Cochran and Isobel Thom)
Pocket Histories,

 

10 February —13 May 2018

Three-way conversation

JH
Natasha Matila-Smith (all 2018, poly-velvet blend, spray paint):  The Scent of You Stays With Me; His Lips Pink and Swollen; Spaghetti, Alone.

Bad Education

ST PAUL St Gallery

Auckland

 

Louisa Afoa, Natasha Matila-Smith, Molly Rangiwai-McHale, Faith Wilson
Between You and Me

 

19 April - 1 June 2018

Four women at ST PAUL St

JH
Tony Cragg's exhibition as installed at Gow Langsford. Photo: Tobias Kraus

Cragg at Gow Langsford

GOW LANGSFORD GALLERY

Auckland

 

Solo show
Tony Cragg

 

8 May - 9 June 2018

Fragmented but rhythmical figuration in bronze, marble and wood


JH
Oscar Enberg, Rôti sans pareil, 2018, acrylic, enamel on dado rail, bouquet garni, nails, 10400 x 1450 x 100 mm overall (installation dimensions variable)

Enberg’s Suggestive ‘Reign of Terror’

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Oscar Enberg
Taste & Power, a prologue

 

6 April - 12 May 2018

Prescient artworld allegory?

JH
Simon Morris' 'I Watch the Falling Light' as installed at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Simon Morris’ Poured Paintings

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Simon Morris
I Watch the Falling Light

 

27 April - 26 May 2018

San Francisco developments

JH
Installation of Jan van der Ploeg's 'Lyrics' at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Jan van der Ploeg at Two Rooms

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

Jan van der Ploeg
Lyrics


27 April - 26 May 2018

Colourful stacks of motifs


JH
Billy Apple®, Trademark Registration, a Te Tuhi billboard project on Reeves Rd. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Billy Apple’s Intellectual Property

Te Tuhi's billboard project

Pakuranga

 

Billy Apple®
Trademark Registration

 

11 March - 6 May 2018

Legal changes in his branding status

JH
Karyn Taylor's Diagram for a Quantum Event, as installed on Te Tuhi's Project Wall

Taylor’s Moving (and Moved Around) ‘Diagram’

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Kāryn Taylor
Diagram for a Quantum Event

 

11 March - 30 April 2018

Subatomic speculation

JH
John Vea, "You kids should only experience this for a moment--don't be there for life like me", as installed at Te Tuhi.

John Vea Te Tuhi Installation

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

John Vea
“You kids should only experience this for a moment—don’t be there for life like me”


11 March - 22 July 2018

The perils of factory work