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Cover of The Critic's Part: Wystan Curnow Art Writings 1971- 2013

Postcards from the Ivory Tower

Victoria University Press

Wystan Curnow

The Critic’s Part: Wystan Curnow Art Writings 1971- 2013 
Edited by Christina Barton and Robert Leonard

VUP, 2014

Another look at Wystan Curnow’s anthology of criticism

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Hannah Beehre, Tarantella.

Hannah Beehre Looks at Astronomy

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Hannah Beehre
New Paintings

 

3 July - 25 July 2015

Kitsch as a study of nature

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Natalia Saegusa, do you know (2015) fluorescent highlighter on A4 copy paper, 318 x 232 mm

Wilson and Saegusa at Chambers

Chambers@241

Christchurch

 

Amber Wilson / Natalia Saegusa
Leave-taking Like Air / A Line Has Two Lines

 

2 June - 13 June 2015

Evocative colour explorations


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Installation of Stephen Bambury works at Jonathan Smart

Retinal Workout in the Mental Gym

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Solo show

Stephen Bambury

 

10 April - 2 May 2015

Bambury and philosophy

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Tony de Lautour, Exit Plan 1

De Lautour and Best at Chambers

Chambers@241

Christchurch

 

Tony de Lautour and Holly Best
Domestic Abstraction

 

31 March - 18 April 2015

Abstracted real estate and landscape

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Marie Le Lievre, Fly Catcher, oil on inkjet,  440 x 485mm, framed

It’s a Trap! New Paintings by Marie Le Lievre

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Marie Le Lievre
Trappings

 

13 March - 4 April 2015

The activity of capture


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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

Indian art visits Canterbury

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Tall Poppies, Cultural Cringe, Catton and Culture

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EyeContact Essay #10

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

EyeContact Essay #9

Charlie and the artists


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In foreground, Paul Johns, A: The hippopotamus is my closest living relative, 2014. Whalebone, American white oak, glass, galvanised steel. (Whalebone courtesy of private owners, Banks Peninsula) Photo: John Collie

Whales Weep Not

CHRISTCHURCH ART GALLERY TE PUNA O WAIWHETU

Christchurch

 

Paul Johns
South Pacific Sanctuary / Peraki, Banks Peninsula


8 November 2014 - 25 January 2015

Johns in Tuam St

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Installation of Anton Parsons' Inside Outside Upside Down at Jonathan Smart

A More Intimate Parsons

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Anton Parsons
Inside Outside Upside Down

 

28 October - 22 November 2014

With mentally participatory component

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Jonathan Mane-Wheoki 1944-2014

Professor Jonathan Mane-Wheoki (ONZM

Much loved art historian, educator and curator


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Installation of Neil Dawson at Jonathan Smart

Neil Dawson’s Lightness of Touch

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Solo show

Neil Dawson

 

29 August - 20 September 2014

Suspended steeples and gables

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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

Linked blocks as bodies

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 Liv Worsnop, The Periphery State, 2014, paper, linen, tape, clay, card table, tinctures, infused oil found: rocks, water, plywood, leaves, twigs, cord, flowers, wood. Photo credit: Daegan Wells

Liv Worsnop at The Physics Room

THE PHYSICS ROOM

Christchurch

 

Liv Worsnop
The Periphery State

 

10 June -12 July 2014

Non-sites in Christchurch


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Leigh Martin, Silenced # 11, 2014, acrylic on linen.

Martin & Morison at Smart

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Julia Morison / Leigh Martin
2000 Grounds for Error / Silenced

 

13 May - 7 June 2014

Rejecting and embracing aesthetic hygiene

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Robert Hood's Say Valley Maker at the Jonathan Smart Gallery. Detail.

Hood on CERA

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Robert Hood
Say Valley Maker

 

16 April - 10 May 2014

The pathos of the office

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Julia Croucher, Eastside 08, varnish, ink and pen on paper, 130 x 100 mm

Thinking About Love

CITY ART DEPOT

Christchurch

 

Julia Croucher, Ana Iti, Ed Lust.
<3

 

11 March -11 April 2014

City Art Depot show


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Alexis Hunter, To Silent Women, 1981, 24 photocopies, 1200 x 375 x 25 mm. Collection of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, purchased 1989.

Vale Alexis Hunter

EyeContact Obituary

Pioneer feminist

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Andrew Drummond, Measuring Devices (Gold, Copper and Platinum)

The Last Symbolist

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Andrew Drummond
from a private site; objects

 

26 November - 21 December 2013

Drummond sculpture

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Julia Morison's Tree Houses for Swamp Dwellers (2013), on the corner of Gloucester St and Colombo St, Christchurch. Photo: Duncan Shaw-Brown

Morison Tree Houses in Christchurch

SCAPE7

Christchurch

 

Julia Morison
Tree Houses For Swamp Dwellers

 

Portable but permanent public sculpture

Permanent but portable