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Robyn Maree Pickens, 'Respect the Rāhui' as installed as Te Tuhi Billboards. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Building Time Capsules

Kauri conservation

Te Tuhi Billboards

Pakuranga

 

Robyn Maree Pickens
Respect the Rāhui

 

1 December 2018 - 10 March 2019

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Michael Shepherd's 'Suppose The Future Fails' as installed upstairs at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Apocalyptic Maelstrom

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Michael Shepherd
Suppose the Future Fails

 

30 November - 22 December 2018

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Classically Composed Improv

Rattle Records

Auckland

 

Eve de Castro-Robinson, with various musicians

The Gristle of Knuckles 2018

 

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Daniel Unverricht, Center, 2018, oil on linen, 1525 x 1825 mm.

Unverricht and Harris

{Suite}

Wellington

 

Daniel Unverricht and Jeffrey Harris


New Works

 

6 November - 24 November 2018

JH
Sam Hartnett's Ex Libris as installed at Objectspace. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Three Libraries Remembered

OBJECTSPACE

Auckland

 

Sam Hartnett
Ex Libris

 

24 November 2018 - 24 February 2019

JH
Gavin Hipkins' Block Units exhibition as installed at Starkwhite. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Hipkins’ Painted Block Images

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Gavin Hipkins
Block Units

 

14 November - 8 December 2018


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Dane Mitchell, Iris, Iris, Iris, 2017, (installation view), Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2018

Dane Mitchell’s Blue Irises

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Dane Mitchell
Iris Iris Iris

 

1 September 2018 - 24 February 2019

JH
Peter Black, Untitled no 13. From the portfolio 2 Brooklyn Terrace, 1986, gelatin silver photograph, commissioned from the artist in 1986, Collection of Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa.

McLeavey’s Photography Collection

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

The international photography collection of Peter McLeavey
Still Looking: Peter McLeavey and the last photograph


6 October - 20 December 2018

JH
Virginia Leonard and Gretchen Albrecht's I Come Out of Surgery Looking Golden, as installed at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Interpreting Luscious Surfaces

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Virginia Leonard with Gretchen Albrecht
I come out of surgery looking golden

 

26 October - 24 November 2018


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Ammon Ngakuru, River Bathing (Mokau), 2018, acrylic on canvas, 510 x 800 mm

Austin and Ngakuru

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Nick Austin and Ammon Ngakuru
Many Happy Returns

 

18 October - 15 November 2018

JH
Three Jemima Wyman works as presented in Iconography of Revolt, City Gallery Wellington.

Groovy ‘Revolutionary’ Chic

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON TE WHARE TOI

Wellington

 

International group show
Iconography of Revolt


28 July - 18 November 2018

MP

Terra Nullius?

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON TE WHARE TOI

Wellington

 

SODA_JERK
Terror Nullius, 2018


13 August - 18 November 2018


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Gunter Umberg, Ohne titel, 2010, pigment, dammar on board; Coen Young, Study for a Mirror, 2018, acrylic, urethane and silver nitrate on paper.

Faceless Portraits

FOX JENSEN MCCRORY

Auckland

 

Group Exhibition
Portrait without a Face


27 September - 10 November 2018

APW

Te Papa’s Art History Selection

New Zealand Art at Te Papa


Commentaries from Te Papa curators and other invited contributors
Edited by Mark Stocker



Te Papa, October 2018

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Patrick Pound, On Reflection, 2018 Patrick

The Overwhelm

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON TE WHARE TOI

Wellington

 

Patrick Pound
On Reflection

 

11 August - 4 November 2018


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Maureen Lander and collaborators, Te Whanau Ranaga o Waitakere, 2018. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Maureen Lander Exhibition

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Maureen Lander
Flat-Pack Whakapapa

 

11 August -18 November 2018

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Lisa Reihana, Native Portraits, 1999, as installed at Te Uru. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Māori Agency in Film Production

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Group show of video artists 
From The Shore


1 September - 4 November 2018

JH
Chris Corson-Scott, Late Evening, Looking north Towards the Limeworks, Clilden, 2018, archival pigment print, 920 x 1135 mm framed

Chris Corson-Scott Goes South

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Chris Corson-Scott
Evanescent Monuments

 

5 October - 10 November 2018

APW

Pioneers of NZ Design and Illustration

Peter Alsop, Anna Reed, Richard Wolfe

 

Mitchell & Mitchell: A Father and Son Legacy

 

Potton & Burton, 2018


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Nicola Jackson's The Bloggs, as installed at Centre for Contemporary Art Toi Moroki. Photo by Rachel King

Nicola Jackson Installation at CoCA

CENTRE OF CONTEMPORARY ART TOI MOROKI

Christchurch

 

Nicola Jackson
The Bloggs

 

22 August - 18 November 2018

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Shannon Novak, Open, 2018, vinyl, mirror ball, and lights. At Ramp

Novak at Ramp

RAMP

Hamilron

 

Shannon Novak
Unbounded

 

28 September - 18 October 2018

JH
Through the window: Olyvia Hong: Breeding Negotiations --Once you've done a bit of winning, the bug has bitten, 2018, screen print on polyvinyl acetate; Play with control, 2018, plastic and ceramic dog figures. Photo: Sam Hartnett

New Talent at Artspace

ARTSPACE

Auckland

 

Tyson Campbell, Wai Ching Chan, Faamele Etuale, Olyvia Hong, Bronte Perry
The River Remains; ake tonu atu

 

15 September - 20 October 2018

JH
Installation view of Steve Carr: Chasing the Light 2018. 6-channel video installation. Commissioned by Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū. Steve Carr is represented by Michael Lett, Auckland, and STATION, Melbourne

Steve Carr as Trickster

CHRISTCHURCH ART GALLERY TE PUNA O WAIWHETU

Christchurch

 

Steve Carr
Chasing The Light

 

8 September 2018 - 10 February 2019