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Pierre Huyghe, Untilled (2011-2012). Courtesy dOCUMENTA (13). Photo: Nils Klinger.

Looking at dOCUMENTA (13): Part 2

Assorted venues in Kassel

Kassel

 

International group show
dOCUMENTA (13)

 

9 June - 16 September 2012

Cross visits Kassel

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Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, Alter Bahnhof Video Walk, 2012, Commissioned and produced by dOCUMENTA (13) with the support of The Banff Centre, Alberta; the Canada Council for the Arts; Courtesy the artists; Photo: Rosa Maria Rühling

Looking at dOCUMENTA (13): Part 1

Assorted venues in Kassel

Kassel

 

International group exhibition
dOCUMENTA (13) 


9 June - 16 September 2012

David Cross visits Kassel

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Patrick Lundberg, No title (1), 2012, gesso, acrylic and varnish on pins, dimensions variable, 15 parts

Lundberg’s Minimalism

ROBERT HEALD GALLERY

Wellington

 

Patrick Lundberg
Points, planes, eddies, regresses

 

5 July 2012 - 28 July/2012

Disembodying painting


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Angelica Mesiti, Citizens' Band. (detail)

Performance Right Now

ACCA

Melbourne

 

Group show

New 12
Curated by Jeff Khan

 

17 March - 20 May 2012

Melbourne survey

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Nothing Like Performance, installation view, Artspace. Photo: silversalt photography. Lauren Brincat, Goodmorning Goodnight, Yiorgos Zafiriou, detail of Arch and Triptych, Will French, WOW (Wild Oscar Wild), Lauren Brincat, No Windsock: 3 foot opening

Forcing Performance into the Exhibition Format

ARTSPACE SYDNEY

Sydney

 

Bradley, Brincat, Brown Council, Donald,  French, Zafiriou

Nothing Like Performance

 

25 November - 22 December 2011

Anticipating or deferring live physical action

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Michael Parekowhai, On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer (detail),  wood, brass, automotive paint, mother of pearl, paua, upholstery, 1030 x 2750 x 1750, 855 x 460 x 460 Palazzo Loredan dell'Ambasciatore (54th Venice Biennale), photo credit: Michael Hall

Cross on Parekowhai

Palazzo Loredan dell’Ambasciatore

Venice

 

Michael Parekowhai
On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer


4 June - 27 November 2011

His Venice review: Part 2


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Crowds queuing up outside the Austrian pavilion

This Year In Venice

The 54th Venice Biennale

Venice

 

ILLUMInations
Directed by Bice Curiger

 

4 June - 27 November 2011

The 54th Biennale

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g. bridle, The Inimical: A Selection from the Retreat 2011. Project 1 of in camera: a project series around and about collecting. Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington. Photography: Robert Cross.

bridle’s complex, multi-layered rebus

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

g. bridle
The Inimical: A Selection from The Retreat
(in camera : a project series around and about collecting)

4 June 2011 - 18 December 2011

The merging and prying apart of strands of interpretation

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Hector Zamora, White Noise, 2011, performance at Bethells Beach

Zamora in Auckland

PROJECTSPACE B431

Auckland

Héctor Zamora White Noise
Bethells Beach (performance)
26 February 2011
Shed 6, 90 Wellesley St (installation)
2 March - 18 March 2011
projectspace B431 (video)
3 March - 19 March 2011

A 3 site work: performance, installation and video


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Seung Yul Oh installation at Bartley and Company

Oh in Wellington

BARTLEY + COMPANY ART

Wellington

Seung Yul Oh
o0O0o

2 February 2011 - 26 February 2011

 

Uneasy juxtaposition of painting and sculpture

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Wim Delvoye's Cloaca Professional as installed at MONA

Some Tasmanian Bacchanalian Excess

MONA (MUSEUM of OLD and NEW ART)

Hobart

 

Monanisms and Museum Opening

 

21 January - 7 July 2011

Opening Party for Museum of Old and New Art

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Wells Group logo

Corporation Wells

LETTING SPACE

Wellington

 

Wells Group
The Beneficiary’s Office


15 October - 29 October 2010

The blessings of unemployment


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John Ward Knox, Untitled (detail), 2010, oil on calico, 65 x 65 cm

John Ward Knox at Heald

ROBERT HEALD GALLERY

Wellington

John Ward Knox
The Space Between Two Things


9 September - 9 October, 2010

 

Transhistoric mix in sculpture and drawings

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PS1 installation shot, works by Deanna Lawson, Ohio Series (pigment on newsprint) and Assemblage (glossy prints) and K8 Hardy, Best Friends (manequin heads, hair, paint and assessories) images courtesy of the artists and PS1, photo by Matthew Septimus

New York City in June

NEW MUSEUM / MoMA PS1

New York

 

Skin Fruit / Greater New York

 

June

Can NYC can retain the necessary community spirit and critical dialogue to foster the production of consistently good art?

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Kim Paton, Free Store, photo by Murray Lloyd

Wellington’s Free Store

LETTING SPACE

Wellington

 

Kim Paton
Free Store


21 May - 6 June

What started out as an investigation into the economics of waste became in its two short weeks something of a social and cultural phenomenon.


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Julian Dashper, The Big Bang Theory 1992

The Battle of the Bands

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

Dashper, Slave Pianos, Parekowhai, Seymour, Urbahn

Play On

 

8 May - 25 July 2010

This is an important show, one that is very well conceived and beautifully spaced.

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John Reynolds in New Plymouth

LEN LYE CENTRE / GOVETT-BREWSTER ART GALLERY

New Plymouth

John Reynolds
Nomadology: Loitering with Intent

27 March - 13 June 2010

Ultimately the nagging question was what greater purpose did these textual meanderings serve?

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Marine Hugonnier 'The Last Tour'

Auckland Triennial

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

The 4th Auckland Triennial
Last Ride in a Hot Air Balloon

New Gallery, ARTSPACE, St. Paul St. Gallery and Shed 6

12 March - 20 June 2010

Trying to get a handle on how Conland locates risk is not however a straightforward enterprise


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Peter Trevelyan Mimetic Brotherhood

TE PAPA TONGAREWA MUSEUM OF NEW ZEALAND

Wellington

Peter Trevelyan
Mimetic Brotherhood

Early 2010 - early 2012

…they warp the environment into a lexicon of shattered and conflicting pieces

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The Turbine Hall at the Tate Modern.

TATE MODERN

London

Miroslaw Balka
How It Is

13 October 2009 - 5 April 2010

 

While ‘How It Is’ is very much an encounter with self and a brilliant manifestation of intimacy rubbing against the grain of the objects scale, the other audience members frame the work in very particular ways.

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David Cross in London

TATE MODERN

London

Pop Life: Art in a Material World
Curated by Alison Gingeras

1 October 2009 - 17 January 2010

 

Try-hard retro dance music blaring across spaces, more monitors than I have ever seen in an exhibition pumping out every Andy Warhol TV show seemingly ever made, and a side dressing of Pop porn …