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John Hurrell on ‘Ngāi Tahu Strut Their Stuff’

Absolutely agree, Ngapera. Pākehā art critics are rare; Māori art commentators even more …


Ngapera Kaweroa on ‘Ngāi Tahu Strut Their Stuff’

Would be nice to have a Māori perspective instead of a pākehā one?


John Hurrell on ‘Moods of Infinity’

Thanks for those clarifications, Campbell. Obviously I misunderstood the nature of the process, …


Campbell Patterson on ‘Moods of Infinity’

Hey, thanks for the review. I am pedantic though and can't help but …

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Still from 'The Square'. Director: Ruben Östlund. 2017. Image C/- NZIFF: www.nziff.co.nz

Utopian, Player, Radical, Other

Representations of artists in the NZIFF

EyeContact Essay #21

Representations of Artists in the NZIFF

Recent Posts

JH
Installation of John Yau and Kathy Barry's Midway, at Objectspace, Auckland. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Collaborating Artists’ Book

OBJECTSPACE

Auckland

 

Kathy Barry & John Yau
Midway: A Collectif Génération Collaboration

 

30 September-26 November 2017

JH

Frances Hodgkins Fellowship

Priscilla Pitts & Andrea Hotere

Undreamed of…50 years of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship

Essays, multiple biographies and foreword by Priscilla Pitts, Andrea Hotere, Joanne Campbell, Sharon Dell


Otago University Press, September 2017

 

JH
Christopher Braddock and Olivia Webb, Skull Acoustics, 2017--part of the AUT Symposium: Art and Performace held at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. Photo: Olivia Webb

The Vagaries of Communication

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Chris Braddock and Olivia Webb
Skull Acoustics

 

7 October 2017: 12.20 pm

LJ
Installation of James R Ford's 'Coddiwomple' at Precinct 35

Questioning ‘Coddiwomple’

PRECINCT 35

Wellington

 

James R Ford
Coddiwomple

 

7 September - 26 September 2017

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Tony de Lautour, Modern Letters 7, 2017, oil & acrylic on canvas, 2500 x 1900 mm, courtesy of the artist and Nadene Milne Gallery

De Lautour at Milne

NADENE MILNE GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Tony de Lautour
Letters of Intent

 

23 September - 14 October

 


APW
Martin Awa Clarke Langdon, Untitled (mediated view)

Ngāi Tahu Strut Their Stuff

CENTRE OF CONTEMPORARY ART TOI MOROKI

Ōtautahi/Christchurch

 

Ngāi Tahu artists in Residence
Paemanu: Nohoaka Toi

 

8 September - 26 November 2017

JH
Installation of Campbell Patterson's Nau Sea works at Michael Letts.

Moods of Infinity

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Campbell Patterson
Moods of Infinity

 

2 September - 30 September 2017

EMc
Xun Cao, Untitled [detail], inkjet on paper. Courtesy of the artist. On view in the exhibition The Tomorrow People, Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi, 22 July – 1 October 2017. Photo: Emil McAvoy.

Futures Trading

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

National survey of millennial artists
The Tomorrow People


22 July - 1 October 2017


JH
Luke Willis Thompson, autoportrait, 35 mm silent b/w film, as installed at Hopkinson Mossman

Luke Willis Thompson at Hopkinson Mossman

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Luke Willis Thompson
autoportrait

 

15 September - 11 October 2017

ELD
Harry McAlpine, The Fortuity of Table Etiquette, photograph.

Co-existence: Harry McAlpine and Kohl Tyler-Dunshea

SKINROOM

Hamilton

 

Harry McAlpine & Kohl Tyler-Dunshea
Happenstance & Purlieus


11 August - 28 August 2017

wf
Aaron Beehre and Jon Campbell, Afternoon Delight, 2017, wall painting, canvas and musical performance at Ilam Campus Gallery

Jon Campbell Installation and Book

ILAM CAMPUS GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Jon Campbell
Afternoon Delight

 

13 September - 5 October 2017,


BEP
Powerpoint and Plug. Image courtesy of City Gallery Wellington and Toi Māori Aotearoa.

The Tidal Rhythms of Māori Curating

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

Invited speakers and symposium participants
Tai Ahiahi /// Tai Awatea: Curating Contemporary Māori Art

 

8 September-9 September 2017

MA
Lorene Taurerewa and Leo Bensemann works as presented in Occulture: The Dark Arts at City Gallery Wellington, 2017.

The Occult in NZ Art

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

Group exhibition
Occulture: The Dark Arts

 

12 August - 19 November 2017

APW
Michael Armstrong, Closed System, acrylic on canvas, 1240 x 1310 mm

Bricoleur of the Apocalypse.

CITY ART DEPOT

Christchurch

 

Michael Armstrong
Preaching to the Disconcerted

 

28 August -16 September 2017


JH
Geoff Thornley: Anterior #6, 2016, oil on canvas on board, 65 x 65 cm; Anterior #1, 2016, oil on canvas on board, 70 x 70 cm.

Spatially Layered Thornley

FOX JENSEN MCCRORY

Auckland

 

Geoff Thornley
Anterior

 

22 August - 9 October 2017

LT
Sam Mitchell, Arthur, 2017, acrylic on canvas. Image courtesy of the artist and Bartley + Company Art.

Mitchell & Hurley in & on Wellington

BARTLEY + COMPANY ART

Wellington

 

Sam Mitchell and Gavin Hurley
Knowing my Fate is to Be With You.

 

26 July - 19 August 2017

JH
Lisa Crowley, The Incandescents, 2017 (video still)

Lisa Crowley Installation & Publication

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Auckland

 

Lisa Crowley
The Incandescents

 

12 August - 22 October 2017

APW

The Art Criticism of Robert Hughes

Robert Hughes

 

The Spectacle of Skill

Alfred A. Knopf 2015


JH
Daniel von Sturmer, Electric Light (facts/figures/starkwhite) as presented at Starkwhite. Detail.

Von Sturmer Installation

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Daniel von Sturmer
Luminous Figures

 

2 September - 30 September 2017

RP
Maori god symbols, etching, 19th Century.

Gifts and Theft

EyeContact Essay #20
JH
Installation of Julia Morison's Things From the Book of Shadows at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Surreal and Mimetic Morison

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Julia Morison
Things from the Book of Shadows

 

18 August-16 September 2017

APW
Installation of Andy Leleisi'uao's Homonoia People at PG gallery 192.

Wallace Award Winner in Christchurch

PG gallery 192

Christchurch

 

Andy Leleisi’uao
Homonoia People

 

21 August - 15 September 2017