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Terrence Handscomb on ‘The Walters Prize 2014: Bourgeois Merit Systems’

(Handscomb comment continued) “…six month’s salary …” is a determinate choice of words …


Terrence Handscomb on ‘The Walters Prize 2014: Bourgeois Merit Systems’

For some time the monetary value of the Walters Prize has been touted …


Daniel Webby on ‘The Walters Prize 2014: Bourgeois Merit Systems’

A few additional footnotes? Thomas Piketty on the language of class; “The concepts …


Nicholas Haig on ‘The Walters Prize 2014: Bourgeois Merit Systems’

A super article, but I wonder what's so 'only' about regimented professions?

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Installation of Miranda Parkes' Go-getter at Antoinette Godkin

Small Parkes Paintings

Deliciously diminutive?

ANTOINETTE GODKIN

Auckland

 

Miranda Parkes
Go Getter

 

16 August - 13 September 2014

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The Social Value of Art?

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Denny, Leach, Thompson, ‘Uhila

The Walters Prize

 

12 July - 12 October 2014

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installation shot showing five glass works by Dominic Burrell, 2014

Lifelike

Quay Gallery (upstairs at 31 Taupo Quay)

Whanganui

Work by graduates of the UCoL/Whanganui School of the Arts and School of Design
Degrees of Remembrance

1 February - 10 August 2014

 

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Barber, Study (Sunday 13.37), 2014; Barber, Study (Good Stick No.1), 2013; Perkins, Untitled, 2014; Barber, Study (Imperial Level1), 2012; Keating, Untitled, 2012; Driver, Duraband 10, 1988; Barber, Study (Cotton Hedge), 2012; Perkins, Untitled, 2014.

Silent But Engaging Conversations

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Barber, Connor, Driver, Keating, Perkins
When I Paint My Masterpiece

 

9 August - 6 September 2014

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The Walters Prize 2014: Bourgeois Merit Systems

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Denny, Leach, Thompson, ‘Uhila

The Walters Prize

 

12 July -12 October 2014

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Installation of If You Do Start Making Cheese...at Pilot

Embracing Process, Discarding Nothing

PILOT

Hamilton

Amodeo, Kosovac, Simons, Beattie
If you do start making cheese, I recommend a Farmhouse Cheddar…..

12 August - 30 August 2014


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RendeRED: Installation view. Andrew Topp, "Oi! (Let the Penny Drop)", oil on canvas, 760 x 1035mm.  Photo credit: Elise Sterback.

Chromatic Ambience

Basement Theatre in collaboration with The James Wallace Arts Trust

Auckland

 

RendeRED: An exhibition of works from The James Wallace Arts Trust 

 

5 August - 31 October 2014

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Peter Madden, She Has More Past than Most, 2013,  mixed media collage,  950mm x 750mm

Madden’s Use of the Diminutive

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland

 

Peter Madden
Behind the line of care

 

6 August - 6 September 2014

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Light Cord installation view.  Photo credit: Hannah Valentine

Transient Materiality

LOFT

Auckland

 

Scarlett Cibilich, Priya Patel, Larissa Goodwin

Light Cord

 

26 July - 2 August 2014


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Richard Reddaway's 'Some Assembly Required' at Jonathan Smart.

Reddaway’s Cuboid Sculpture

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Richard Reddaway
Some Assembly Required

 

5 August - 23 August 2014

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Grant Stevens, Supermassive, 2013, four-channel digital video, 11 min 19 sec.   Photo: Shaun Waugh

Grant Stevens in Wellington

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

Grant Stevens
What We Had Was Real


28 June - 6 September, 2014

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4X3 as installed in Ramp. Photo by Claire Goldsworthy.

The Emotional Immediacy of Posters

RAMP

Hamilton

 

Poster exhibition
4x3

 

21 July - 1 August 2014


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Emil McAvoy, "PRISMISM", 2014.  Installation detail.  Image courtesy of Oscar Perry and Enjoy Gallery

Political Abstraction

ENJOY PUBLIC ART GALLERY

Wellington

 

Emil McAvoy

PRISMISM

 

11 July - 2 August 2014

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Melissa Coote, Heart A, 2014, bronze unique, 80 x 85 x 105 mm

Coote’s ‘Hearts’ at Fox-Jensen

FOX JENSEN GALLERY

Auckland

 

Melissa Coote
Painting, sculpture, paper

 

15 July - 16 August 2014

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At Rest, Capt Matt Gauldie, 2006, oil on canvas, New Zealand Army Art Collection

Commemorating WW1

NEW ZEALAND PORTRAIT GALLERY

Wellington

 

Historic works
Facing the Front: New Zealand’s enduring First World War

 

12 June - 24 August 2014


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FOX JENSEN

Melissa Coote

Paintings, Sculpture, Paper

15 July - 16 August 2014

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Kim Pieters
27 May - 21 Sept

RELOAD
Eddie Clemons
15 August - 21 Sept

AUDIO FOUNDATION

Shannon Novak

Organised Play

7 August - 30 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.

TE TUHI

International Group Show

Unstuck In Time

2 August - 29 October

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Installation of The Working Life at Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

The New Normal

INSTITUTE OF MODERN ART

A conversation about The Working Life at the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane


Participants: Darius Mikšys, Aileen Burns, Johan Lundh and Tess Maunder

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Lauren Winstone, "Holding Holes", 2012 (Pair).  Stoneware, 135 x 400 x 110mm.  Photo credit: Jennifer French

Sculpted Corporeality

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Lauren Winstone 

Pieces

18 July - 16 August 2014

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Olafur Eliasson, The Cubic Structural Evolution Project, 2004, Collection Queensland Art Gallery. Installation views at Dunedin Public Art Gallery.

Eliasson in Dunedin

DUNEDIN PUBLIC ART GALLERY

Dunedin

 

Olafur Eliasson
The Cubic Structural Evolution Project

 

3 May - 3 August 2014

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Pondering The Walters Prize 2014

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Simon Denny, Maddie Leach, Luke Willis Thompson, Kalisolaite ‘Uhila
The Walters Prize

 

12 July - 12 October 2014


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Amber Wilson, "Beneath Ambient Eaves", insallation shot. Photo credit: Sam Hartnett.

Ephemeral Abstraction

ANNA MILES GALLERY

Auckland

 

Amber Wilson

Beneath Ambient Eaves


12 July - 9 August 2014

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Denys Watkins, Heir of the Cursed, ceramic, map

Heart of Apocalypse

RM

Auckland


Sam Thomas, Warren Viscoe and Denys Watkins
Prince Philip Movement


3 July - 19 July 2014

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Installation of Thirsty at Pilot: Simon Blanchett, 9 Carat; Simon Blanchett, Neapolitan; Kieran Horner, Mark II

Minimalism in Hamilton

PILOT

Hamilton

 

Beaudean Cotton, Simon Blanchett, Kieran Horner
Thirsty

 

19 July - 2 August 2014

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

Where Art Meets Fashion

UTOPIAN SLUMPS

Melbourne

 

Esther Stewart
Endless, That’s the Problem

 

5 July - 26 July 2014