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Geoff Thornley: Anterior #6, 2016, oil on canvas on board, 65 x 65 cm; Anterior #1, 2016, oil on canvas on board, 70 x 70 cm.

Spatially Layered Thornley

FOX JENSEN MCCRORY

Auckland

 

Geoff Thornley
Anterior

 

22 August - 9 October 2017

Blurs behind a screen

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Lisa Crowley, The Incandescents, 2017 (video still)

Lisa Crowley Installation & Publication

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Auckland

 

Lisa Crowley
The Incandescents

 

12 August - 22 October 2017

Two-pronged project

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Daniel von Sturmer, Electric Light (facts/figures/starkwhite) as presented at Starkwhite. Detail.

Von Sturmer Installation

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Daniel von Sturmer
Luminous Figures

 

2 September - 30 September 2017

Scrutinising architecture


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Installation of Julia Morison's Things From the Book of Shadows at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Surreal and Mimetic Morison

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Julia Morison
Things from the Book of Shadows

 

18 August-16 September 2017

Fifteen years separation

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Still from Gregory Bennett's Nature Morte (2017) HD video, 13 minutes, 22 seconds, looped.

New Gregory Bennett Videos

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Gregory Bennett
Nature Morte

 

18 August-16 September 2017

Dystopian animation

JH

Dirt Future

ARTSPACE

Auckland

 

2017 new artists show
Dirt Future

 

4 August - 2 September 2017

Emerging artists show


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Koji Ryui's Echoer, as installed downstairs at Michael Lett.

Koji Ryui Exhibition

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Koji Ryui
Echoer

 

26 July - 26 August 2017

Small ceramic warrior heads

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et al. & Samuel Holloway: Upright Piano, 2013, painted and modified piano, annotated score; et al., DE NIEUWE STEM 1-3, 2006, frame, metal box, light fittings, acrylic & oil stick on paper, mp3 paper, headphones, Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery

Shout Whisper Wail

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

The 2017 Chartwell Show - a group exhibition

Shout Whisper Wail

20 May - 15 October 2017

2017 Chartwell show

JH
Billy Apple's Brown Room Subtraction as installed at Mokopōpaki.

Beyond the Brown Cube

MOKOPŌPAKI

Auckland


Billy Apple
Brown Room Substraction

 

2 August - 16 September 2017

Apple at Mokopōpaki


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Martino Gamper: 100 Chairs in 100 Days at City Gallery Wellington, 2017. Photo: Shaun Waugh

Teetering Hybrid Mongrel Furniture

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

Martino Gamper
100 Chairs in 100 Days


8 April -13 August 2017

Gamper’s 100 chairs

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Steve Carr, Motor Reliefs, 2017, Red Cam, 9 channel, duration approx 7 mins looped, unique

Carr at Lett

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Steve Carr
Variations for Troubled Hands

 

21 June - 22 July 2017

Videos and photography

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Bruce Barber, I Swear installation at Te Tuhi. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Barber ‘On’ Immigration

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Auckland

 

Bruce Barber
I Swear

 

13 May - 22 October 2017

Crucial election issue


JH
Fiona Pardington, Lycaeides melissa (Melissa Blue) wing scales, 1, 2016, photograph.  With thanks Musée Cantonal de Zoologie, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Fiona and Vladimir

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Fiona Pardington
Nabokov’s Blues: The Charmed Circle

 

22 June - 23 July 2017

Enlarged butterfly parts

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Dane Mitchell, Sketches of Meteorological Phenomena, 2014 -2017, sand, glass, multiple element, installations dimensions vary.

Mitchell Installation and Scans

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Dane Mitchell
Aeromancy

 

30 June - 29 July 2017

Contrasting working methods

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Individual Happiness Now?

Individual Happiness Now’

Introduction by Roger Horrocks
Len Lye and Robert Graves, A definition of Common Purpose

Published by Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre 2017

Are Lye’s thoughts still relevant?


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Yuki Kihara, Odalesque (After Boucher), 2017, printed canvas, frame, positioned on Paradise , 2017, large scale poster. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Three Shows

ARTSPACE

Auckland

Part of ‘Singular Pluralities / Plural Singularities’

Yuki Kihara, Sarah Smuts-Kennedy, Shannon Te Ao

Curated by Misal Adnan Yildiz

May 18 - 1 July, 2017

Discordant Artspace combination

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Sarah Lucas, NUD CYCLADIC 3, 6, 10, 2010, all three: nylon tights, synthetic fibre, breeze blocks, steel wire. Tate: Purchased 2012.

The Body Laid Bare: The Show

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Works from the Tate Collection
The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate


18 March -16 July 2017

Some highlights

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Simon Ingram's Digital Plastique exhibition as installed at Gow Langsford.

Human-Robot Duets

GOW LANGSFORD GALLERY

Auckland

 

Simon Ingram
Digital Plastique

 

31 May-24 June 2017

Ingram’s latest ‘collaboration’


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Still from Jeremy Leatinu'u's Earthpushers, 2017, video work commissioned by Te Tuhi.

Ferrying the Spiritual

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Jeremy Leatinu’u
Earthpushers

 

13 May - 22 October 2017

Jeremy Leatinu’u’s video

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Yona Lee, In Transit (Arrival), 2017, as installed. Commissioned by Te Tuhi, Auckland, in association with Auckland Arts Festival. Photo by Sam Hartnett.

Crossing Barriers

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Yona Lee
In Transit (Arrival)

 

11 March - 19 November 2017

 

Yona Lee installation

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Tony de Lautour, Modern Letters 1, 2017, oil and acrylic on board in found frame, 1580 x 970 mm

De Lautour’s Contemporary Epistles

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland

 

Tony de Lautour
Modern Letters

 

17 May -10 June 2017

A reinvented alphabet