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Peter Dornauf on ‘Hotere and Culbert Hit Hamilton’

Calm down Dawn and wipe the saliva from your lip. If you read …


Dawn Leitch on ‘Hotere and Culbert Hit Hamilton’

Corny”??? Is it described thus simply because that is the current take on …


Owen Pratt on ‘Mr Who?’

I quite liked this film, Mike Leigh applying his kitchen sink filmmaking to …


John Hurrell on ‘The Bleary Bedazzled Drive to Acquire’

This Jonathan Watkins article has considerable resonance: http://www.frieze.com/issue/article/art-and-its-objects/

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n the lefthand wall, Irena Keckes, Black Print # 12, 2015, woodblock print on cotton, 5100 x 2580 mm. On the floor: Irena Keckes   Black Print #12 (plates), 2015, wood carved plates / sculptural object, 4880 x 2420 mm

Dialogue Through Markmaking

Exhibiting in a Buddhist Temple

FO GUANG YUAN ART GALLERY

Auckland

 

Irena Keckes and Nim Flora Chan
Dialogues & Evocations

 

8 February - 31 March 2014

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Greta Anderson, Day for Night fence, Takapuna, 2014/2015. Image courtesy of McNamara Gallery

Heart of Darkness

McNAMARA GALLERY

Whanganui

 

Recent photographs by Greta Anderson
Day for night (stills for The Members, a film about a benign cult)


6 February - 27 February 2015

JH
Anthony McCall, Face to Face 1V, 2013, computer, two video projections, two haze machines, Quick Time movie film. Photo: Robin Murphy

Anthony McCall at Trish Clark

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Anthony McCall
Face to Face

 

27 January - 25 March 2015

 

APW
Nikhil Chopra, Blackening, 2013, costume, X2 photographic prints on archival paper, slide show

Christchurch–Mumbai Express

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Group show

The Network: Contemporary Art from India


13 February - 7 March 2015

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Lance Pearce,   A window is left slightly ajar.​  House keys, belonging to a surgeon, are attached to the gallery window with transparent tape, thus preventing him easy access to his house. 2015

Three Artist Show in Hamilton

PILOT

Hamilton

 

Lucy Meyle, Lance Pearce & Ziggy Lever
Wearing Out

 

13 February - 7th March 2015

JH
Immune and Implicated at Lett, l-r:John Reynolds, The Cause of the Movement of the Heart, 1992; Grant Lingard, Swan Song, 1995-2015; Alex Vivian, An Approach to Portraiture (Travis Fimmel), 2011; Richard Killeen. Burial Mound, 1992

AIDS and Gay Pride in 2015.

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Group exhibition
Implicated and Immune

 

28 January - 28 February 2015


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Gabriella Mangano and Silvana Mangano, Visible Structures,  2014, installation views, Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Courtesy of the artists and Anna Schwartz Gallery

Gabriella and Silvana Mangano in Dunedin

DUNEDIN PUBLIC ART GALLERY

Dunedin

 

Gabriella Mangano and Silvana Mangano
Visible Structures


29 November 2014 - 15 March 2015

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The Bleary Bedazzled Drive to Acquire

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Martin Basher
Jizzy Velvet

 

3 February - 7 March 2015

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Daniel Malone, On the Use of Irony, 2015, oil on canvas, hemp roe, copper nail, 230 x 325 mm

Daniel Malone’s Titirangi Paintings

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Daniel Malone
I & I

 

29 January - 28 February 2015


JH

Engrossing Allen Interviews

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Jim Allen
The Skin of Years: Interviews with Jim Allen by Phil Dadson and Tony Green

Clouds and Michael Lett, 2014

APW

Tall Poppies, Cultural Cringe, Catton and Culture

.

PI

Mr Who?

Mr Turner, a 2014 film by Mike Leigh, in general release.


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David Thomas, When Two Directions Become All Directions (L to R: Green Over Grey Yellow; Golden Yellow; Green; Black; Grey), 2012-14, acrylic on linen and dibond. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Painting and Pleasure

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Group show of paintings
The Smoothing of Things


30 January - 28 February 2015

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Salome Tanuvasa, Expensive Movements (2012), screenshot (hotel)

Lost in the Job

FRANKLIN ARTS CENTRE

Pukekohe

Group exhibition
Making Visible

8 November 2014 - 17 January 2015

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Noel Ivanoff's Slider Paintings upstairs at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Noel Ivanoff’s Dark Sliders

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Noel Ivanoff
Slider Paintings

 

30 January - 28 February 2015


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Ducklingmonster

PINK, PINK, BLUE

5 February - 28 February 2015

OCULA

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TWO ROOMS

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

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

The Victoria University of Wellington Art Collection in Context

3 February - 12 April 2015

TE TUHI

Ignas Krunglevicius


7 March - 12 July 2015

FOX JENSEN

Jude Rae

New Paintings

28 November - 19 December 2014

MA
Yvonne Todd, Frenzy, 2006, light jet print, 1080 x 1350 mm

Amery on Todd

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

Yvonne Todd
Creamy Psychology


6 December 2014 - 1 March 2015

JH
Tiffany Singh's Life is But a Vapour at Te Uru. Photo: Jennifer French.

Singh in Titirangi

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Tiffany Singh

Life is But a Vapour

 

11 December 2014 - 15 February 2015

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Kathy Barry and Isobel Thom, Homeworld, in Gallery 5, top floor, Te Uru. Photo: Jennifer French

Thom and Barry at Te Uru

TE URU

Titrangi

 

Kathy Barry and Isobel Thom
Homeworld

 

6 December 2014 - 4 February 2015

MD
Cover of the Critic's Part: Wystan Curnow Art Writings

The Terms and Conditions: On Reading Wystan Curnow

ADAM ART GALLERY AND VUP

The Critic’s Part: Wystan Curnow Art Writings 1971-2013
Ed. Christina Barton & Robert Leonard, with Thomasin Sleigh


Published by Adam Art Gallery and VUP, 2014


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Koji Tatsuno / Autumn/Winter 1993–94 / Gift of Mr. Koji Tatsuno / Collection: Kyoto Costume Institute / Photograph: Taishi Hirokawa

Japanese Haute Couture

GALLERY OF MODERN ART

Brisbane

 

Contemporary garment design
Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion

 

1 November 2014 - 15 February 2015

MF
Concoction, organised by Elbowroom last December at 11 Whitmore St

Elbowroom’s Concoction

ELBOWROOM

Wellington

 

Artists, chefs, and furniture designers
Concoction

 

6 December -14 December, 2014

APW

Why the Art World Shouldn’t Be Too Quick to Distance Itself from Charlie Hebdo and its Ilk.

EyeContact Essay #9

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Canon Hakaraia Pahewa, Untitled photograph, not dated

Collecting the Evidence

TAIRAWHITI MUSEUM

Gisborne

 

Canon Hakaraia Pahewa
Cameraman with a Mission


25 October 2014 - ongoing