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Zac Langdon-Pole, Lacunae Mouths, 2016, detail, six chrome mouth casts, chain, shackles, dimensions variable.

Speech, Writing and Grief

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Zac Langdon-Pole
Oratory Index

 

30 November - 23 December 2016

Articulated language and AIDS

JH
Toby Raine, Aleister Crowley with beard, 2014, oil on linen

Besotted Paint Drooler or Conceptual Artist?

GUS FISHER GALLERY

Auckland

 

Toby Raine
ManCrush

 

11 November - 17 December 2016

 

Toby Raine’s claim of irony

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Cover image: Wayne Barrar, Strew, including Arachnoidiscus (Ehr.) and girdle band from Oregon Coast. From a slide by E. H. Griffith, c.1875. (Photographed 2014, detail)

Glorious Diatoms

Whiti o Rehua, School of Art, Massey University, Wellington, 2016

 

Wayne Barrar: The Glass Archive
Photographs by Wayne Barrar

Essays by Kelley Wilder and Wayne Barrar,

Softcover, colour illustrations, 49 pp.

Wayne Barrar publication


JH

Optimism and Possibility

ARTSPACE

Auckland

 

Harry, Menzies, Nash, al Qadiri & Al Gharaballi, Rottenberg, Songsataya, Syms

Potentially Yours, The Coming Community

10 November - 22 December 2016

Curatorial intern’s Artspace show

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Ruth Buchanan, The actual and its document, 2016, installation view at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. Photo: Glenn Jeffrey

Examining the Politics of Institutional Taste

LEN LYE CENTRE / GOVETT-BREWSTER ART GALLERY

New Plymouth

 

Ruth Buchanan
The Actual and Its Document


10 September - 4 December 2016

The fraught issues of deaccessioning

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Installation of HANDBUILT: made in clay, in Two Rooms

O’Connor’s Choices

TWO ROOMS

Auckland


14 contemporary ceramicists
HANDBUILT: made in clay


16 October - 26 November 2016

Expertly selected ceramics


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Installation of Set in Motion at the Len Lye Centre.

Recontextualising / Contemporising Lye

LEN LYE CENTRE / GOVETT-BREWSTER ART GALLERY

New Plymouth

 

Lye, Manning, Kempinas, Baumann, MacKenzie
Set in Motion


3 September - 27 November 2016

Compelling group show

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Matt Henry: Untitled Dyad (C), 2016, acrylic on raw linen, cedar stretchers; Untitled Relief (5/6ths), 2016, acrylic primed linen, cedar stretchers. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Bryan James

Matt Henry’s Govett Installation

LEN LYE CENTRE / GOVETT-BREWSTER ART GALLERY

New Plymouth

 

Matt Henry
Long Division


27 August -27 November 2016

Melding architecture, sculpture and painting

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Ava Seymour, Mondo Gatto, at Rockies. Photo by the artist.

Kool Cats on Video

ROCKIES

Auckland

 

Ava Seymour
Mondo Gatto

 

11 November - 25 November 2016

Ava Seymour’s streetfront installation


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Helen Calder, Tyrant, hero, adventuer, hedonist, lover, poet, speaker, historian, teacher, philosopher, collector, ruler, 2016, water-based enamel paint, silicone tube, dimensions variable. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Helen Calder Installation

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Helen Calder
Gamut

 

31 October - 2 December 2016

Skins and stems

JH
From the Sun Deck: McCahon's Titirangi, as installed at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu. Photo: John Collie

Titirangi comes to Christchurch

CHRISTCHURCH ART GALLERY TE PUNA O WAIWHETU

Christchurch


Colin McCahon
From the Sun Deck: McCahon’s Titirangi


17 September 2016 - 6 February 2017

McCahon’s studies of kauri and pohutukawa

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Installation of The XX Factor in Trish Clark Gallery. Schneeman's Fuses on far wall.

Ten Women Artists

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

International group show
The XX Factor

 

27 September - 29 October 2016

Relevant issues for today?


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Quishelle Charan, Salty Tears and Sugarcane Fields, 2016, detail, cotton, haldi (tumeric), mud, rope, wood, textile, ink. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Presenting Newly Emerging Talent

ARTSPACE

Auckland

 

National group exhibition
New Perspectives


23 September - 29 October 2016

Entangled Survey

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The Silo 6 exhibiting space in the Viaduct Quarter. Photography: Adrian Mallock

Roche’s Silo Installation

SILO 6

Auckland

 
Peter Roche
Asylum: a multi-sensory art installation

 

8 October - 16 October 2016 (Art Week)

Immersive adventure in light and sound

JH
Ruth Buchanan's Never Not A Body at Hopkinson Mossman.

The Body Flows Through Texts and Architecture

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Ruth Buchanan
Never Not A Body

 

7 October - 5 November 2016

Figurative language, figurative furniture


JH
Lamppost from Sendai, Japan. Image courtesy of SCAPE

Kuball’s Solidarity Grid

SCAPE Public Art

Christchurch

 

Mischa Kuball
Solidarity Grid

 

Installed gradually over 2013-2015

Quality civic installation art

JH
Installation of Alberto Garcia-Alvarez's 4 Large Paintings at Tim Melville.

Calling All Bodies

TIM MELVILLE GALLERY

Auckland

 

Alberto Garcia-Alvarez
4 Large Paintings

 

27 September - 22 October 2016

Paint’s advocacy of mentally enterable space

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Scott Flanagan, Wild South - Young Mountains, 2016, mixed media. Photo: Daniela Aebli

CoCA’s Christchurch Selection

CENTRE OF CONTEMPORARY ART TOI MOROKI

Christchurch

 

Local group show

Contemporary Christchurch

 

20 August - 6 November 2016

Showcasing Canterbury talent


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Fiona Connor, John McLaughlin in Print, as installed in Auckland Art Gallery. Photo: Fiona Connor

Fiona Connor on the Representation of John McLaughlin

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Fiona Connor (as curator)
John McLaughlin in Print

 

19 September - 16 October 2016

Transmutation via print

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Installation of Influx at St Paul St Gallery, with works by Pati Solomona Tyrell, Shane Tu'ihalangingie and Louisa Afoa. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Tautai Milestone

ST. PAUL STREET GALLERY

Auckland

 

Tertiary group show
Influx


23 September - 28 October 2016

Particularly exciting tertiary show

JH
Susan Norrie, Rules of Play (2009-2014) 2014, still, single channel HD video installation with sound, 28 minutes

New Norrie Film

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Susan Norrie
Rules of Play (2009-2014)

 

23 September - 22 October 2016

Extension of ‘Transit’