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Ralph Paine on ‘For Francis Upritchard’

Thanks Peter. Your comments concerning Francis Upritchard’s so-called “black female figures” are interesting …


peter madden on ‘For Francis Upritchard’

Hi Ralph, thank you for the essay and helping reposition a morality debate/attack. …


Ralph Paine on ‘Repulsively Enchanting Stezaker’

In vivid contrast to Francis Upritchard, here's an artist dealing with faciality and …


Ralph Paine on ‘For Francis Upritchard’

“Year Zero: Faciality” contains many vivid descriptions and analyses drawn from many different …

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Surface Affect: Jeena Shin, Amanda Gruenwald. Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. Installation documentation. Photograph: Sam Hartnett.

Surface Area

Rees-curated painting show

LEN LYE CENTRE / GOVETT-BREWSTER ART GALLERY

New Plymouth

 

Amanda Gruenwald, Jeena Shin, Michael Zavros
Surface Affect


23 September - 5 December 2017

Recent Posts

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Installation of Jeena Shin's Movement Image Time exhibition at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Shin Works on Canvas and Paper

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Jeena Shin
Movement Image Time

 

27 October - 25 November

PI
Glenn Burrell, Sonixx Cyclonic 2400W, 2017, Welbond Universal Adhesive. Photo: Claire Burrell

Dearly Departed

POTOCKI PATERSON ART GALLERY

Wellington

 

Glenn Burrell
AWOL

 

12 October - 21 October 2017

 

LJ
Jasmine Togo-Brisby, Bitter Sweet, 2013 – 15. As installed in Colonial Sugar, City Gallery Wellington, 2017.

Sweet Irony

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

Tracey Moffatt and Jasmine Togo-Brisby
Colonial Sugar

 

16 September—19 November 2017

JH
John Stezaker, Marriage (Film Portrait Collage) CVI, 2013, collage, 30.3 x 23.3 cm. Image courtesy of the artist and The Approach, London.

Repulsively Enchanting Stezaker

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

John Stezaker
Lost World

 

26 August -19 November 2017

PI
Miroslav Tichy, Untitled, c.1960–1990, unique silver gelatin print.

Bad Photographs

ROBERT HEALD GALLERY

Wellington

 

Miroslav Tichy
38 photographs

 

14 September - 14 October 2017


APW
Installation of Len Lye: Stopped Short By Wonder at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu. Photo: John Collie.

Lye’s Christchurch Survey

CHRISTCHURCH ART GALLERY TE PUNA O WAIWHETU

Christchurch

 

Len Lye
Stopped Short By Wonder

 

5 August - 26 November 2017

RP
Francis Upritchard, Mandrake, 2013

For Francis Upritchard

EyeContact Essay #22
JH
Tomislav Nikolic, How Long Must We Live Right Before We Don't Even Have To Try (Role Model), 2017: #1, mixed medai; #2, mixed media; #3, mixed media;

Tomislav Nikolic Paintings

FOX JENSEN MCCRORY

Auckland

 

Tomislav Nikolic

How long must we live right before we don’t even have to try

12 October - 11 November 2017


EMc
David Clegg, 'loca projects / correction' (2017), Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. Photograph: Sam Hartnett.

Walk the Talk

LEN LYE CENTRE / GOVETT-BREWSTER ART GALLERY

New Plymouth

 

David Clegg
loca projects / correction

6 August - 5 November 2017

APW
Cover by Shannon Novak

Jonathan Mané-Wheoki Gedenkschrift

Victoria University Press, 2017

Mark Stocker and Conal McCarthy eds.
Colonial Gothic to Māori Renaissance: Essays in memory of Jonathan Mane-Wheoki

Essays from nineteen contributors

MJD
Justine Walker, 28 Days, 2017, video, 9 min 33 sec. Image courtesy of play_station, photographer Hugh Chesterman

The Vulnerability Superpower

play_station

Wellington

 

Justine Walker
Where our bodies hit the world

 

5 October - 28 October 2017


JH
Phil Dadson: Notation  Series #6 (961), painting; Tonethrone, instrument; HEADSUP@961: 23.8.16, projection

Dadson at Headlands

AUDIO FOUNDATION

Auckland

 

Phil Dadson
Shiver Me Timbres: Solos and Collaborations with a Multi-Voiced Instrument

 

5 October - 28 October 2017

JH
Alexis Hunter, Untitled, undated and unsigned, ink and watercolour on paper, 275 x 380 mm

Alexis Hunter Sampler

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Alexis Hunter
Estate

 

6 October - 11 November 2017

JH
Michael Stevenson, Inside the keep Out Shed', c.1988, graphite on paper, 112 x 149 mm

Michael Stevenson Drawings

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Michael Stevenson
Inside the Keep Out Shed

 

4 October - 4 November 2018


EMc
Still from 'The Square'. Director: Ruben Östlund. 2017. Image C/- NZIFF: www.nziff.co.nz

Utopian, Player, Radical, Other

EyeContact Essay #21

Representations of Artists in the NZIFF

JH
Installation of John Yau and Kathy Barry's Midway, at Objectspace, Auckland. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Collaborating Artists’ Book

OBJECTSPACE

Auckland

 

Kathy Barry & John Yau
Midway: A Collectif Génération Collaboration

 

30 September-26 November 2017

JH

Frances Hodgkins Fellowship

Priscilla Pitts & Andrea Hotere

Undreamed of…50 years of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship

Essays, multiple biographies and foreword by Priscilla Pitts, Andrea Hotere, Joanne Campbell, Sharon Dell


Otago University Press, September 2017

JH
Christopher Braddock and Olivia Webb, Skull Acoustics, 2017--part of the AUT Symposium: Art and Performace held at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. Photo: Olivia Webb

The Vagaries of Communication

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Chris Braddock and Olivia Webb
Skull Acoustics

 

7 October 2017: 12.20 pm


LJ
Installation of James R Ford's 'Coddiwomple' at Precinct 35

Questioning ‘Coddiwomple’

PRECINCT 35

Wellington

 

James R Ford
Coddiwomple

 

7 September - 26 September 2017

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Tony de Lautour, Modern Letters 7, 2017, oil & acrylic on canvas, 2500 x 1900 mm, courtesy of the artist and Nadene Milne Gallery

De Lautour at Milne

NADENE MILNE GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Tony de Lautour
Letters of Intent

 

23 September - 14 October

 

APW
Martin Awa Clarke Langdon, Untitled (mediated view)

Ngāi Tahu Strut Their Stuff

CENTRE OF CONTEMPORARY ART TOI MOROKI

Ōtautahi/Christchurch

 

Ngāi Tahu artists in Residence
Paemanu: Nohoaka Toi

 

8 September - 26 November 2017

JH
Installation of Campbell Patterson's Nau Sea works at Michael Letts.

Moods of Infinity

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Campbell Patterson
Moods of Infinity

 

2 September - 30 September 2017