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Sean Kerr's Bruce Danced if Victoria Sang; and Victoria Sang, so Bruce Danced - at The New Dowse. Installation shot by John Lake, courtesy of the artist and The Dowse Art Museum

Amery on Kerr

THE DOWSE

Lower Hutt

 

Sean Kerr
Bruce danced if Victoria sang; and Victoria sang, so Bruce danced

 

19 March - 29 May 2011

Another view, this time at the Dowse

MA
Matt Hunt, Church of Refuge, detail, oil on canvas

Matt Hunt at Peter McLeavey’s

PETER McLEAVEY GALLERY

Wellington

 

Matt Hunt
Supereality

 

13 April 2011 - 7 May 2011

 

 

Space age visionary

MA
Michael Shepherd, Loose Leaf: Pharm II, 2010, acrylic on wooden panel, 35.5 x 50 cm

Shepherd’s Poisonous Beauty

MARK HUTCHINS GALLERY

Wellington

 

Michael Shepherd
Loose Leaf / Pharm

 

6 April 2011 - 30 April 2011

Less historical, more eco-political


MA
John Di Stefano, The Return, at Enjoy.

The Construction of the Subject

ENJOY PUBLIC ART GALLERY

Wellington

 

John Di Stefano
The Return

 

24 February - 19 March 2011

 

 

Di Stefano and photography

MA
Patrick Lundberg, No Title (6), 2010, incised found paint, board and string, 16 x 12 x 0.8cm

Lundberg’s Suspended Pictographs

ROBERT HEALD GALLERY

Wellington

 

Patrick Lundberg
Some Broken Lines

3 February - 5 March 2011

His second Wellington show

MA
AD Schierning, Ti Kouka/Cabbage Tree

Sculpture on Waiheke

HEADLAND: SCULPTURE ON THE GULF

Waiheke Island

 

Sculpture on the Gulf 2011

Curated by James McCarthy, Trish Clark and Heather Galbraith

 

28 January 2011 -20 February 2011

Mark Amery takes a ferry…


MA
Deimantas Narkevičius's The Role of a Lifetime at Alterations. Photo Mark Amery

Thinking about the films of Peter Watkins

ALTERATIONS

Wellington

 

Deimantas Narkevičius

The Role of a Lifetime



26 January - 31 January 2011

Narkevičius at Alterations

MA
Amy Howden-Chapman's Drain Lake Project, a video at City Gallery

Videos in City Gallery Portico

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

Tiffany Rewa Newrick
Untitled (a conversation with the body)
13 December 2010 - 15 January 2011

Amy Howden-Chapman
Drain Lake Project
16 January - 13 March 2010

 

 

Rewa Newrick and Howden-Chapman

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Jennifer Mason, Positioned to get loads of sunshine, 2010, lightbox

Mason at Suite

SUITE

Wellington

 

Jennifer Mason

Spatial Disruptions

 

12 December 2010 - 28 December 2010

Austere panoramic interiors


MA
Sian Torrington, Inhabitance. Images courtesy of WCC.

Playing With Urban Fabric

83 Kent Terrace

Wellington

 

Sian Torrington

Inhabitance

 

By appointment

Beyond the Tidy Corners of the Gallery

MA
Peter Black at Photospace

Peter Black at Photospace

PHOTOSPACE

Wellington

 

Peter Black

At Home



6 November - 4 December

Mixed bag but still experimenting

MA
Long Live the Modern: New Zealand’s New Architecture, 1904-1984.  Curated by Julia Gatley and Bill McKay.  Toured by the Gus Fisher Gallery, The University of Auckland.   Installation Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington 2010-2011.  Photogr

Suite of Shows on the Modernist Impulse

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

Designs for Living


23 October - 17 December 2010 / 25 January - 6 March 2011

 

Touring Gus Fisher exhibition accompanied by three artist projects


MA
Drawing Conditions (detail) by Ruth Buchanan

Group Show at Enjoy

ENJOY PUBLIC ART GALLERY

Wellington

Buchanan, Keller, Van der Pol,  van Leeuwen, Pask, Slater, Westbroek

Charming the Snake of Reason
Curated by Marnie Slater

20 October - 13 November 2010

Marnie Slater curated project

MA
Installation view of Vernon Ah Kee, Deane Gallery, 2010. Image courtesy of roundabout and the artist. Photo: Andrew Beck.

Vernon Ah Kee in City Gallery

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

Vernon Ah Kee  (Deane Gallery)



27 September - 15 November 2010

Complex and confrontational Aboriginal art

MA
Peata Larkin at Bartley and Company Art

Tukutuku Lightboxes

BARTLEY + COMPANY ART

Wellington

 

Peata

Woven In_Pixelled Out

 

7 September - 2 October 2010

 

Larkin in Wellington


MA
Brit Bunkley at Mary Newton

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

MARY NEWTON GALLERY

Wellington

 

Brit Bunkley

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

 

18 August - 12 September 2010

Bunkley at Newton

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Grant Takle, Underground

New Zealand Baroque

THE ENGINE ROOM

Wellington

 

El Barroco Loco / The Local Baroque
Curated by Richard Reddaway

 

12 August - 28 August 2010

 

Excess! Anarchy! Ridiculous decoration! Signs of our times!

MA
David Cauchi, Stance, 2010, ink on paper, 30 x 21 cm

David Cauchi at Heald

ROBERT HEALD GALLERY

Wellington

 

David Cauchi

The Social Role of the Artist

 

5 August - 4 September 2010

 

 

Pithy drawn artworld commentary from Wellington’s celebrated blogger and nihilist


MA
John Lake's Crude Futures as installed at The New Dowse. Photo by Jeff McEwen

Teenage Apprehensions at The New Dowse

THE DOWSE

Lower Hutt

 

John Lake
Crude Futures

 

17 April - 25 July 2010

The hopes and fears for the future of youth on the edge of things

MA
Peter Evans, Coal Seams, Stockton Mine, Westport, 2009/2010, Epson 11880, K3 Ultrachrome Inkjet, on Hannemuhle 310 gsm Bright White Photo Rag Fine Art Paper, 400 x 600 mm, , image courtesy of the artist and McNamara Gallery

Ambivalent Landscapes

McNAMARA GALLERY

Wanganui

 

Peter Evans

Manipulated by the Human Hand

 

July 2 - July 23, 2010

Evans’ images deserve wider attention next to any number of articles in the press about the battleground that is the New Zealand landscape.

MA
Pinched End Motion E-news  Kushana Bush, Pinched End Motion, 2009. Gouache on paper. Private collection Wellington

Ready to Roll continued

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

Ready To Roll

Curated by Heather Galbraith

 

29 May - 12 September 2010

Mark Amery looks at some more artists showing in this City Gallery survey