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Dark Sky at the Adam Art Gallery. Works on walls by Wolfgang Tillmans. Photo by Robert Cross

Pondering the Night Sky

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

International group show
Dark Sky

 

1 May - 8 July 2012

Ideas clashing with experience

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Murray Hewitt, Recessional, 2010, courtesy of the artist. Marsland Hill Memorial, New Plymouth

Moving Image From a Fixed Position

NEW ZEALAND FILM ARCHIVE

Wellington

 

Group Exhibition
Still

 


10 May - 22 June 2012

Gillam/Hansen curated show

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Andrew Beck, 11:35am - 11:55am (light drawing)

Treating Space with Photography

HAMISH McKAY GALLERY

Wellington

 

Andrew Beck: Black Out Solid
Patrick Pound: Bank Jobs

 

April 14 - May 4 2012

Poetry in Emptiness


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David Cross, Lean, 2010, mixed media, 3000 x 2000 x 4000mm. Courtesy of the artist.

The Stubbornness of Sculpture 2

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

Group show

The Obstinate Object

 

24 February - 10 June 2012

Looking downstairs

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Scott Eady, But you know what will happen, you’ll knock the world off its axis! And then I’ll say, but Scott, we’re falling.  And you’ll say, it’s okay it’s just space, 2012, bronze, enamel paint. Courtesy of the artist. Image Kate Whitley

The Stubbornness of Sculpture 1

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

Group show

The Obstinate Object

 


24 February - 10 June 2012

Diverse survey of 3D items

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The Chinese Horoscope Show at Enjoy. On floor, Tiffany Singh, Never Follow a Straight Line, 2012, dirt, horse shoes, horse hair, painted bamboo wind chime.  On back wall on the right, Kate Woods, Untitled, 2012, photographs, fringing.

Looking at the Chinese Zodiac

ENJOY PUBLIC ART GALLERY

Wellington

 

Group exhibition
The Chinese Horoscope Show

 

16 February 2012 - 10 March 2012

Animals in their horoscope


MA
Iain Cheeseman, Signs: The Blobs

Sculpture at Waitakaruru

THE SCULPTURE PARK

Waitakaruru

 

Group exhibition
Summer: sky above, earth below

 

Until 4 March

 

Summer show picked by Andrew Clifford

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Serapine Pick, Protective Suits Yellow, oil on canvas,  65 x 45 cm

Diverse & Copious Pick

HAMISH McKAY GALLERY

Wellington

 

Seraphine Pick
The Woods


3 December - 23 December 2011

Hammy and stellar works

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James Bowen, Force-Morph (detail) at Enjoy. Image courtesy of Lance Cash and Enjoy Gallery.

Digital Art Musical Crossover

ENJOY PUBLIC ART GALLERY

Wellington

 

James Bowen
Force-Morph

 

10 November - 3 December 2011

Commenting on our empty, overcaffeinated bling culture


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Scott Eady, 100 Bikes Part 1, at The Dowse

Tykes on Bikes, Trikes and Scooters

THE DOWSE

Lower Hutt

 

Scott Eady

100 Bikes Project Part 1

 

8 October 2011 - 5 February 2012

Kids invade The Dowse

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Cam O'Connell, Anbetung (Worship), 2011

Unusual Wellington Collective

THE RUSSIAN FROST FARMERS

Wellington

 

The Russian Frost Farmers

Two Sides of the Same Coin / GOLDENROD: adorned log

 

28 October - 4 November 2011

Their third international exchange

MA
Natalie Ellen-Eliza, I Love You, Bryce, video

Women Video Artists from Massey

NEW ZEALAND FILM ARCHIVE

Wellington

 

Parton, Coogan, Syme, Jolliffe, Sklenars,  Harris and Ellen-Eliza.
Typical Girls

 

13 October - 17 December 2011

Seven female artists; one male curator


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Hemi Macgregor, Saffronn Te Ratana and Ngataiharuru Taepa, Ka kata te po, 2011, at Te Manawa. Photography by Brad Boniface. Courtesy of Te Manawa Museums Trust

Responding to the Urewera Raids

TE MANAWA

Palmerston North

 

Hemi Macgregor, Saffronn Te Ratana and Ngataiharuru Taepa
Ka kata te po

 

4 June - 25 September

Tribal authority versus the Crown

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Kura Te Waru-Rewiri, (Ngati Pakahi, Ngati Kahu, Ngati Rehia,  Ngatirangi Ngati Raukawa ki Kauwhata), Puhoro meets the stripes, 2011, acrylic on canvas, 910mm (h) x 1195mm (w)

Maori Women Artists in Palmerston North

THERMOSTAT GALLERY

Palmerston North

 

Group show
Wahine

 

10 September - 29 September 2011

In more a private gallery than dealer

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Hofer and Hofmann installed at Robert Heald

Hofmann and Hofer

ROBERT HEALD GALLERY

Wellington

 

David Hofer and Frank Hofmann

 

18 August - 17 September

Juxtaposing photographs and paintings via alphabetical and aural logic


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Vanessa Crowe, Makeshift Living at Toi Poneke Art Gallery

Crowe’s Immersive Photographic Patchwork

TOI PONEKE ART GALLERY

Wellington

 

Vanessa Crowe
Makeshift Living

 

5 August - 27 August 2011

360 degree domesticity

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Preparing for the Auckland Art Fair

Auckland Art Fair 2011

Auckland Events Centre

Auckland Art Fair 

 

4 August - 7 August 2011

Introducing the remodelled Events Centre

MA
Upritchard, Gamper and Fritsch: Gesamtkunsthandwerk at Hamish McKay

Govett show comes to McKay

HAMISH McKAY GALLERY

Wellington

 

Karl Fritsch, Martino Gamper and Francis Upritchard

Gesamtkunsthandwerk

 

18 June - July 9, 2011

Gesamtkunsthandwerk in Wellington


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Megan Jenkinson, Uncertain Symmetries II, 2011, Ultrachrome on Hannemühle paper, 1 of 5, Image: 74 x 60 cm.

Thomson and Jenkinson at Hutchins

MARK HUTCHINS GALLERY

Wellington

 

Elizabeth Thomson and Megan Jenkinson
The Mystic Garden

 

2 June - 2 July 2011

Meditative and absorptive

MA
Johanna Braithwaite,  Walk the Walk, oil on canvas, courtesy of Bowen Galleries.

Braithwaite Paintings

NEW ZEALAND PORTRAIT GALLERY

Wellington

 

Joanna Braithwaite

Significant Others
Curated by Jenny Bornholdt and Greg O’Brien

 

2 June - 7 August 2011

Artist’s animal pals or self portraits?

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Darryn George, Matapihi #4, 2006. Purchased 2008. Te Papa

Mixing Traditional and Contemporary Maori Art

TE PAPA TONGAREWA MUSEUM OF NEW ZEALAND

Wellington

 

E Tū Ake: Standing Strong

 

9 April - 26 June 2011

Te Papa’s touring international show