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Kushana Bush, Snake Charmers, 2019, gouache and watercolour on paper, 190 x 270 mm

Chromatically Restrained Bush

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland

 

Kushana Bush
Antique Electric

 

6 March - 30 March 2019

Change in direction

JH
Nick Cave, Soundsuit, 2008, mixed media. Collection of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

Decoration as Ruse

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Nick Cave
Soundsuit

 

18 February - 3 March 2019

Pleasurable eclecticism

JH
Pauline Rhodes, 'Pleasure and Pain', 1980 -2019 (from a continuum of performative working elements) painted and stained plywood, painted and stained canvas, silk, stained cotton, matagouri cuttings--as installed at Michael Lett

A Visceral Jostling

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Pauline Rhodes
Pleasure and Pain

 

27 February - 30 March 2019

Buffeting of moods


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Installation of Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan's 'Pillars: Project Another Country. Commissioned by Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki.

Inverted Sailing Cities

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan
Pillars: Project Another Country

 

23 February 2019 - 16 February 2020

Aquilizan installation

JH
Alicia Frankovich, Exoplanets: Probiotics Probiotics!, 2018, 4K video, colour, sound, music by Igor Kłaczyński, voice Nadia Bekkers, 8 minutes 9 seconds.

Mingled Corporeal Selves

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Solo Show
Alicia Frankovich

 

8 February - 6 March 2019

Chromosomal Analysis

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Shiraz Sadikeen, Interior, 2019, mixed media collage.

Sadikeen and Burton

satchi&satchi&satchi

Auckland

 

Rea Burton and Shiraz Sadikeen
Trust

 

8 February - 28 February 2019

Obsessive art


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Rohan Hartley Mills' Jazz Plastic as installed upstairs at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Improv Signs on Paper and Plastic

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Rohan Hartley Mills
Jazz Plastic

 

1 February - 2 March 2019

Corflute as support

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David Shrigley, Untitled, 2018, acrylic on paper, 500 x 370 mm. Courtesy Stephen Friedman Gallery, London  ©David Shrigley

Shrigley’s Coloured Works on Paper

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

David Shrigley
Works on Paper

 

1 February - 2 March 2019

Third Auckland dealer show

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Still from Lara Arellano's Mientras paseo en cisne (2010)

Memorable Short Videos

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

International videos
Unlikely Transits (Trânsitos Improváveis)

 


1 December 2018 - 10 March 2019

Relevant international issues


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Jim Allen's Community (1973) on the top floor sculpture court of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki.

Seventies Auckland Avant-Garde

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Group show

Groundswell: Avant-Garde Auckland 1971-79

 


8 December 2018 - 31 March 2019

Jim Allen et al

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Richard Frater, Stop Shell (live rock version), 2019, fossilised coral, 3D printed macroscopic graphs, coral organism, marine aquarium, bio-media, plexiglass, 1480 x 400 x 400 mm

Richard Frater Solo Show

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Richard Frater
Indifference

 

23 January - 23 February 2019

Global eco-issues

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Christina Pataialii, Solid gold, 2018 (install view), photo by Sam Hartnett

Pataialii Installation

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Christina Pataialii
Solid Gold

 


1 December 2018 - 10 March 2019

Political symbolism


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Deborah Rundle, Optimism of the Will, 2018, (detail) two fluorescent tubes, battens, vinyl cut text, courtesy of the artist

Paean to Gramsci

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Deborah Rundle
Are We Not Ready?

1 December 2018 - 10 March 2019

Residency in Rome

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The installation of YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES' Asia is for Poor Slobs, 2014, at Te Uru. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Language Fusillade

TE URU

Titirangi

 

YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES

Some Graphic Sex, Heavy Drinking, Bloody Violence, and Dirty Language


24 November, 2018 - 24 February, 2019

Addressing the viewer directly

JH

The Latest ‘White Fungus’

Taipei

White Fungus #16

 

Edited by Ron Hanson
Art directed by Mark Hanson

Published in Taipei, Jan 2019

The Taiwan-Aotearoa connection


JH

A Digression is Not a Distraction

SPLIT / FOUNTAIN

Auckland

 

distracted-reader
Time to Think Like a Mountain



Issue #3, Split / Fountain 2018

Examining alternative printed matter

JH

Sydney-based Art Journal

diˈvan: A Journal of Accounts (Art / Culture / Theory)

Issue #4

Edited by Alan Cruickshank


Published by diˈvan and University of NSW Art and Design, July 2018

Southern and Pacific perimeters of Asia

JH

The Eighth ‘Reading Room’

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Reading Room: A Journal of Art and Culture

 

Issue #8: Politics in Denial

 

Edited by Christina Barton, Natasha Conland, Wystan Curnow

 

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, 2018

Scrutinising political denial


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Robert Sabuda. Peter Pan: a pop-up adaptation of J. M. Barrie's original tale. New York: Little Simon, 2008.

Books Containing Paper Sculpture

Sir George Grey Special Collections Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Central City Library

 

Auckland

 

Books from Sir George Grey Special Collections
Playful: Pop-up Books

 

12 December 2018 - 3 March 2019

The City Library’s Christmas exhibition

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George Rump, Still-Life Pictures as installed at Window. Photo: George Rump

Static Non-Moving Pictures

WINDOW UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND

Auckland

 

George Rump
Still-Life Pictures

 

14 December 2018 - late February 2019

 

Windows to the past

JH

Sweet Yellow Intoxicant

The Audio Foundation with Wiggley Tapes

Wellington/Auckland

 

Wendyhouse
Banana Wine

 

Comic with CD

Verbally Adventurous Pop