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Ralph Paine on ‘Blending Humanness with Machinery’

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I agree, Lawler-Dormer. Although several of the pieces appear straight-forward, I think they …


Peter Ireland on ‘Blending Humanness with Machinery’

Lawler-Dormer’s rather magisterial and slightly condescending rhetorical question begins by mentioning critical rigour …


Deborah Lawler-Dormer on ‘Blending Humanness with Machinery’

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The works of Sebastian Vargas as presented in the space of Mutt, from Santiago, Chile.

All’s Fair in Art and War

The second Auckland Art Fair in The Cloud

The Cloud

Downtown Auckland

 

Forty dealer booths representing galleries from New Zealand, Australia, the Cook Islands, and Chile

Auckland Art Fair 2016

 

26 May - 29 May 2016

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Ignacio Gumucio, Site-specific mural painting, 2016, mixed media. Courtesy of the artist, Chile.

The South American Imagination (3)

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland


International group show
Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America


7 May - 18 September 2016

JH
Ernesto Neto, Just like drops in time, nothing, 2002, textile, spices, dimensions variable. Collection of Art Gallery of New South Wales -Purchased with the assistance of Clayton Utz.

The South American Imagination (2)

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

International group show
Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America

 

7 May - 18 September 2016

 

JH
Selection of stills from Cinthia Marcelle and Tiego Mata Machado's O Seculo (The Century), 2011, video.

The South American Imagination (1)

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

International group show

Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America

 

7 May - 18 September 2016

JH
Alter: Between Human and Non-Human, as installed at Gus Fisher. l-r: Nina Sellars, Scan, 2012; Agatha Haines, Drones with Desires, 2015; Stelarc, Prosthetic Head, 2002. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Blending Humanness with Machinery

GUS FISHER GALLERY

Auckland

 

Stelarc, Sellars, Haines, Knox, Prophet, Lawler-Dormer and Sagar
Alter: Between Human and Non-human


22 April - 21 May 2016

PI
Frida painting the portrait of her father by Gisèle Freund, 1951 ©Frida Kahlo Museum

A Dove Ascending

TE MANAWA

Palmerston North

 

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo: her photos

19 March - 24 July 2016


JH
Julian Dashper, Dashper again and again, again, multiples from 1986 -2006, as installed at Michael Lett.

More and More (and More) Dashper

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Julian Dashper

Julian Dashper again and again, again

 

4 May - 4 June 2016

JH
Alfredo Jaar, A Logo fro America, 1087, framed Fujiflex print, 629 x 565 mm

Alfredo Jaar in Auckland

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Alfredo Jaar
The Politics of Images

 

7 May - 10 June 2016

JH
Geoff Thornley, WN #16, 2015, oil on canvas on board, 122 x 122 cm

Thornley’s Unusual Paintings

FOX JENSEN GALLERY

Auckland

 

Solo show
Geoff Thornley

 

16 April - 28 May 2016


JH
The corridor outside Ane Tonga's Men are from Maama, Women are from Pulotu. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Examining Tongan Nifo Koula

MANGERE ARTS CENTRE NGA TOHU O UENUKU

Mangere

 

Ane Tonga
Men are from Maama, Women are from Pulotu 

 

1 April - 28 May 2016

PI
Bryan Dew, Wedding breakfast, 1961, Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2008/5

Agony in the Garden

MTG HAWKES BAY

Napier

 

Bryan Dew
Bryan Dew & the panorama of social unease: paintings and drawings


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15 April 2014 - 7 July 2016

JH
Andre Hemer's New Representation Part III, as installed at Gow Langsford

Hemer at Gow Langsford

GOW LANGSFORD GALLERY

Auckland

 

Andre Hemer
New Representation Part III

 

20 April - 14 May 2016


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Necessary Distraction…The Publication

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show

 

Essays from Allan Smith, Zara Stanhope, Natasha Conland


Published by Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki 2016

APW
Rebecca Harris, Lips Like Sugar, 2016, oil on board, 2016, 695 x 595 mm

Rebecca Harris’ Biomorphic Fluorescence

Chambers@241

Christchurch

 

Rebecca Harris
Pink Sugar Bush

 

19 April - 7 May 2016

CA
Installation view 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Magic Object featuring Pepai Jangala Carroll, Walungurru, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Photo: Saul Steed

Adelaide Biennial

2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art

Adelaide

 

Group exhibition
Magic Object

 

25 February - 15 May 2016


AUDIO FOUNDATION

Olivia Webb

The Choir of the Self

5 May (opening: 5.30 pm) - 28 May 2016

FOX JENSEN

Solo exhibition

Geoff Thornley

16 April - 28 May 2016

TWO ROOMS

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

TE TUHI

Group exhibition

THE FIVE HUMS WITH MANY MINDS: PART ONE

12 March - 29 May 2016

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Linie Line Linea, Installation view, Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi, Victoria University of Wellington. Image: Shaun Waugh

Contemporary Drawing from Germany

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

Group show
Linie Line Linea


26 February - 1 May 2016

JH
Clinton Watkins' installation of lowercase at Starkwhite. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Clinton Watkins in Auckland

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Clinton Watkins
lowercase

 

19 April - 14 May 2016

PI
David Cook, Huntly Power station, 2004, from Lake of Coal

Resurrection

IN SITU PHOTO PROJECT

Christchurch

 

Mark Adams, Mitchell Bright, David Cook, Tim J Veling & Ellie Waters
On Site

 

1 April - 6 May 2016

JH
Conor Clarke, Peak I (Berlin), 2014 inkjet billboard print,  commissioned by Te Tuhi, Auckland

Heaps of Dirt

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Conor Clarke
Scenic Potential

 

12 March - 29 May 2016


JH
Charlotte Drayton, It must be nice to work outside on a day like today, 2016, pregrown kapuka (griselinia) hedges, crushed shell, trellis, paint (alabastaer White), concret pavers, irrigation system, commissioned by Te Tuhi. Photo: Sam Hartnett

One Mind with Multiple Bodies (2)

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Monteith, McQuarrie, Jansen, Hollis, Drayton
The Hive Hums with Many Minds: Part One
Curated by Bruce E. Philips


12 March - 24 May 2016

JH
Monique Jansen, A length without breadth, 2016, pencil on paper, 4040 mm x 2970. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Sam Hartnett

One Mind with Multiple Bodies (1)

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga


Monteith, McQuarrie, Jansen, Hollis, Drayton
The Hive Hums with Many Minds: Part One

 

12 March - 24 May 2016

BJP
John Ward Knox, No Title, 2016, oil on board.   Courtesy of Robert Heald Gallery and the artist.

So, What Did You Get Up To Last Year?

HOCKEN LIBRARY GALLERY

Dunedin

 

John Ward Knox
a deep and tumbling kind of laughter

 

27 February - 13 April 2016

 

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George Hajian's Silver, Tinted, Pink at Ramp

Male Objectification

RAMP

Hamilton

 

George Hajian
Silver Tinted Pink

 

24 March - 12 April 2016