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John Hurrell on ‘Hoist That Rag ’

Scott, I consider my use of 'Twaddle' as amicable. Mocking, a bit of …


John Hurrell on ‘Hoist That Rag ’

The big difference is state sanctioned violence, Scott. Violence was actively promoted by …


JJ Harper on ‘Hoist That Rag ’

Andrew has done nothing of the sort. Teghan's career (at least in NZ) …


Ralph Paine on ‘Hoist That Rag ’

Would this be the same Roger Boyce who has done nothing but mock …

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Kimsooja, A Needle Woman, 2009, video performance, 25 mins, loop. Still. Courtesy of FMAC, Axel Vervoordt Gallery and Kimsooja Studio

Foot on the Brake

Time for evaluation

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

International group show of sixteen artists
DE-celerate



5 September - 29 November 2020

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Dick Frizzell, Man Digging, 2008, oil on board, 55 x 55 cm

Frizzell Show & Book

AESTHETE GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Solo survey
Dick Frizzell


6 November - 28 November 2020

JH
Installation of Joyce Campbell's 'On the Last Afternoon',  looking Galleries Two, Three and the Foyer. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Compact Joyce Campbell Survey

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Joyce Campbell
On the Last Afternoon: Disrupted Ecologies and the Work of Joyce Campbell


19 September - 22 November 2020

 

JH
Wayne Youle, the nurturer, 2020, mixed media, collection of the artist. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Youle on McCahon and Art History

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Wayne Youle
Elevation


26 September - 29 November 2020

JH
Installation of Rebecca Wallis' With the Absent Other at Scott Lawrie.

Wallis Abstractions

SCOTT LAWRIE GALLERY

Auckland

 

Rebecca Wallis
With the Absent Other

 

31 October - 21 November 2020

JH

Hoist That Rag

MERCY PICTURES

Auckland

 

Mercy Pictures
People of Colour


16 October - 7 November 2020


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Denys Watkins, Frisky, 2020, watercolour on paper, (framed) 321 x 398 x 38 mm

Denys Watkins at Weasel

WEASEL GALLERY

Auckland

 

Denys Watkins
Nancy’s Big Day Out


22 October - 21 November 2020

JH
Alicia Frankovich, AQI2020, (performance documentation), 2020. Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, commissioned 2020. Supported by the Contemporary Benefactors of Auckland Art Gallery.

Frankovich Performance

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Alicia Frankovich
AQI2020


21 October - 8 November 2020

JH
Installation of Candice Breitz's 'I'm Your Man (A Portrait of Leonard Cohen) at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. Gift of the Friends of Auckland Art Gallery, 2020

Candice Breitz Looks At Leonard Cohen

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Candice Breitz
I’m Your Man (A Portrait of Leonard Cohen)


31 August 2020 - 6 December 2020


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Installation of Terminal, City Gallery Wellington, 2020.  Photo: Harry Culy

Collective Dreaming

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON TE WHARE TOI

Wellington

 

International Group Show
Terminal



15 August, 2020 - 14 February, 2021

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Museum of True History (MOTH) in collaboration with Karl Chitham: Ipu korikori; Ipu pohutukawa; Ipu ngutu kākā-- all 2020, found placemats, watercolour, acrylic, 190 x 217 x 4 mm

An Unusual ‘Collaboration’

WEASEL GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Museum of True History (MOTH) in collaboration with Karl Chitham, & Emily Rumney

Nature Machine


30 September - 24 October 2020

JH
Installation of Gemma Smith's Thin Air at Starkwhite. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Glorious (Almost Undetectable) Paint

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Gemma Smith
Thin Air


6 October - 7 November 2020


JH
Installation of Kate Newby and Paul P.'s  As Long As It Goes on street level Michael Lett

Newby and P. Installation

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Kate Newby and Paul P.
As Long As You Want


2 October - 31 October 2020

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Gary McMillan's Transmission as installed at Fox Jensen McCrory

McMillan’s Loop

FOX JENSEN MCCRORY

Auckland

 

Gary McMillan
Transmission


8 October - 14 November 2020

JH

Constructing Selves as Brands

Anthony Byrt
The Mirror Steamed Over: Love and Pop in London, 1962


Paperback, 312 pp,
Colour and b/w illustrations


Auckland University Press, June 2020


JH
Charles Buenconsejo, 2016 – 2020, 2020 (installation view) digital inkjet print, detail, commissioned by Te Tuhi, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Photo by Sam Hartnett

Mosaic of Documentation Thumbnails

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga


Charles Buenconsejo
2016—2020, 2020


5 September - 29 November 2020

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Winner of the Award: Reece King, Good Socks, 2020, acrylic/enamel on canvas, 1000 x 800 x 40 mm

Avoiding Enfeeblement

The Atrium Waikato Wintec

Hamilton

 

Selected Entries

The New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award 2020

 


3 October - 5 October 2020

JH

Zac Langdon-Pole Publication

Zac Langdon-Pole: Constellations
Art Journey #5

 

Ed. BMW Group Munich
Essays, introductions and interviews


Published by Hatje Cantz 2019

JH

Layered ‘Abstraction’

Te Tuhi Billboards

Pakuranga

 

Ella Sutherland
Keys to The Book of the City of Ladies

 


6 September - 29 November 2020


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A view of Wenderholm, from near the summit of Maungatauhoro. Photo by SH.

Waiting In The Wood

EyeContact Essay #40

JH

Productless (Unconsciously Political) Advertising

Three digital billboards in central Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

 

Meg Porteous

The Gift

 

28 September - 25 October 2020

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In centre, Wesley John Fourie, Blankets for Angels 2 (2020), mixed fibres on wool blanket.

Blissful Amorous Ecstasy

NEVER PROJECT SPACE

Hamilton

 

Alice Alva and Wesley John Fourie
Into the Centre of Love with You


28 August - 19 September 2020

JH
Emil McAvoy, The National Basement, Old Government House, University of Auckland, Image: Archives New Zealand, The Department of Internal Affairs Te Tari Taiwhenua: AAQT6401-A51176

Marketing a Mythical ‘New Zealand’

Old Government House (in the University of Auckland)

Auckland

 

Emil McAvoy
The National Basement



27 July - 25 September 2020