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Luke Munn on ‘Digital Textures’

While Bishop is excellent in her breakdown (read: takedown) of relational aesthetics, activism, …


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Owen Pratt on ‘Hartigan’s Infinity Reprise’

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Janet Lilo on ‘Tongan Tooth Adornment’

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Esther Stewart's Endless. That's the Problem, as installed at Utopian Slumps.

Where Art Meets Fashion

Esther Stewart’s Melbourne paintings

UTOPIAN SLUMPS

Melbourne

 

Esther Stewart
Endless, That’s the Problem

 

5 July - 26 July 2014

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Craig Freeborn, Bound, 2013/14, oil on canvas. 600 x 600 mm. Courtesy the artist and Mint Gallery.

Dark Interactions

MINT GALLERY

Dunedin

 

Craig Freeborn
Host

 

11-25 July 2014

PI
History in the Taking: 40 Years of PhotoForum - installed at Gus Fisher. Curated by Geoffrey H Short and  Nina Seja. Photo by Sam Hartnett.

PhotoForum survey

GUS FISHER GALLERY

Auckland

 

Group show
History in the Taking: 40 years of PhotoForum

6 June - 28 June 2014

 

JH
On far wall: Popular Productions, A60020.3004, untitled (great, beautiful, wonderful, 1993, bilboard, digital image on vinyl, tape, 340 x 640 cm

Virtuoso Critiques of Mastery

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Works from The Estate of L. Budd & Popular Productions

 

2 July - 2 August 2014

JH
Sam Harrison, Two Women 1, 2009, woodcut on Fabriano paper. Courtesy of Fox /Jensen Gallery

Harrison Woodcuts

GUS FISHER GALLERY

Auckland

 

Sam Harrison
the kindest cut

 

4 July - 30 August 2014

JH
Grant Stevens' twin channel video, With Our Thoughts We Make the World, at Starkwhite

Grant Stevens in Auckland

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Grant Stevens
Hold Together, Fall Apart

 

7 July - 2 August 2014


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Three gatu kolose (crocheted tops) produced by members of Fafine Niutao i Aotearoa.

The Tuvaluan Art of Kolose

MANGERE ARTS CENTRE NGA TOHU O UENUKU

Mangere

 

Fafine Niutao i Aotearoa
Kolose: the Art of Tuvalu Crochet


18 May - 29 June 2014

JH
Ruth Buchanan: Screen: 1, 2014, powdercoated steel, framed watercolours; Screen: 2, powdercoated steel, framed screenprints; Screen: 3, powdercoated steel, framed photograph; Looking as, or is, Metronome, 2014, audio on speakers, 5'28" looped

Buchanan and Erkmen

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Ruth Buchanan / Ayşe Erkmen

 

5 July - 2 August, 2014

EJ
Soft Intensities: Installation view.  Jaako van Pallasvuo, "I Was the One Who Told Snoopy About That Mindfulness App", 2014.  Custom printed shower curtain. Yannick val Gesto, "Yu Yu Series", 2014.  Print on plexi, white coating; each 800 x 450 mm

Immaterial Materiality

GLORIA KNIGHT

Auckland

 

Rachel de Joode, Jaakko Pallasvuo, Yannick val Gesto

Soft Intensities

Curated by Tim Gentles

 

19 June - 5 July 2014


LP
Soft Intensities: installation view.

Digital Textures

GLORIA KNIGHT

Auckland

 

Rachel de Joode, Yannick Val Gesto, and Jaakko Pallasvuo
Soft Intensities

19 June - 5 July 2014

EJ
Janet Beckhouse, Portesa Rockpool, 2013.  Stoneware, 970x460x480mm.  Photo credit: Sam Hartnett

The Animated Inanimate

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland

 

Janet Beckhouse

 

28 May - 21 June 2014

AW
 Liv Worsnop, The Periphery State, 2014, paper, linen, tape, clay, card table, tinctures, infused oil found: rocks, water, plywood, leaves, twigs, cord, flowers, wood. Photo credit: Daegan Wells

Liv Worsnop at The Physics Room

THE PHYSICS ROOM

Christchurch

 

Liv Worsnop
The Periphery State

 

10 June -12 July 2014


JH
Phil Dadson, Arid Edge (Atacama), 2014, single channel digital video, duration 7.09 min

Richly Layered Phil Dadson Survey

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Phil Dadson
Parallel Harmonies

 

27 June - 25 July, 2014

JH
Paul Hartigan, Mimic, 1998, pigment on vinyl, 1220 x 1220 mm

Hartigan’s Infinity Reprise

PIERRE PEETERS GALLERY

Auckland

 

Paul Hartigan
The Infinities

 

12 June -12 July 2014

EJ
Sakiko Sugawa's "This Home is Occupied" (St Paul St, Gallery One onsite) Detail of wall images.  Photo credit: Tosh Ahkit.

Community Activism, Exhibition Interaction

ST. PAUL STREET GALLERY

Auckland

 

Sakiko Sugawa

This Home is Occupied 

 

30 May - 25 July 2014.


EyeContact

TE TUHI

International Group Show

Unstuck In Time

2 August - 29 October

AUDIO FOUNDATION

Ali Bramwell & Charlotte Parallel

Signal 0000

3 July - 2 August

MASSEY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF ART

Fine Arts
Photography
Visual & Material Culture

Image: Anya Gladstone-Gallagher

TWO ROOMS

Two Rooms presents a program of residencies and projects
by leading international and New Zealand contemporary artists.

FOX JENSEN

Knoebel Nikolic Vary

Prose Poems

3 June - 12 July 2014

OCULA

Comprehensive online access to contemporary art & leading galleries around the world

Click Here

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Kim Pieters
27 May - 21 Sept

RELOAD
Hito Steyerl
4 July - 10 August

AT
Installation view of Kim Pieter's exhibition what is a life? at the Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington. Photo: Shaun Waugh

Letting the Days Go By

ADAM ART GALLERY

Wellington

 

Kim Pieters
what is a life?

 

27 May - 21 September 2014

EJ
Gleeson speaking at the AAG.  Photo credit: Tosh Ahkit.

Culture Curated

AAG Auditorium

Wednesday 18 June 2014, 6:15 pm.

 

Erin Gleeson

The Problem with Sunset


Keynote address

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Cibilich and Nerney's Thick Stretch as installed at Pilot, Hamilton

Cibilich and Nerney

PILOT

Hamilton

 

Scarlett Cibilich and Joseph Nerney
Thick Stretch

 

20 June - 12 July 2014

JH
Joe Sheehan's Screenshots at Tim Melville

Joe Sheehan’s Mysterious Photographs

TIM MELVILLE GALLERY

Auckland

 

Joe Sheehan
Screenshots

 

3 June - 28 June 2014


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The Suburban Floral Association and Janet Lilo exhibition The Floral Show Local Exotic (curated by Ariane Craig-Smith) at Fresh, Otara. Image courtesy of Fresh

Fresh’s Local Exotic

FRESH GALLERY OTARA

Otara

 

The Suburban Floral Association with Janet Lilo
The Floral Show Local Exotic


6 June - 16 July 2014

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Max Gimblett, The Universe.

Negating or Affirming Desire?

CALDER & LAWSON GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Max Gimblett
The Universe

3 June - I August 2014

JH
Boyd Webb, Auburn, 2014, giclee print on Innova Fibaprint Semi-Matte 300gsm, 970 x 970 mm

Boyd Webb at Two Rooms

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Boyd Webb
Images from the Cusp

 

6 June - 12 July 2014

PI
Installation of winter/winter in Plaza. Photo: Sam Hartnett

The Hand of Man

PLAZA

Auckland

 

Conor Clarke and Sam Hartnett
winter/winter

 

5 June - 21 June 2014