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Bice Curiger the Director. Photo courtesy of the Venice Biennale

Curiger’s Overview

The 54th Biennale of Venice

 

ILLUMInations

Directed by Bice Curiger

 

4 June - 27 November 2011

Looking at the vision of the Director

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Thomas Hirschhorn at the Swiss Pavillion. Image courtesy: la Biennale di Venezia

Venice - Highlights and Lowlights

The 54th Venice Biennale

Venice

 

ILLUMInations
Curated by Bice Curiger

 

4 June - 27 November 2011 

An overview

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Michael Parekowhai, On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer, bronze, stainless steel, two pieces: 2510 x 2710 x 1750 mm, 560 x 870 x 370mm,  Palazzo Loredan dell'Ambasciatore (54th Venice Biennale), photo credit: Michael Hall

Parekowhai in Venice

Venice Biennale 2011

Palazzo Loredan dell’Ambasciatore

Michael Parekowhai
On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer

 

4 June - 27 November 2011

 

Synthesis of sculpture and music


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David Clegg, the miserable idea of measurement, 2011, ARTSPACE.

Clegg at ARTSPACE

ARTSPACE

Auckland

 

David Clegg
the miserable idea of measurement

 

5 March 2011- 31 May 2011

Discovering a new looking and listening space

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Jim Allen, Computer Dance, 2011 (detail) at ARTSPACE - on 5 March. Photo by Daniel Strang.

Jim Allen Performances

ARTSPACE

Auckland

 

Jim Allen
Contact 2011

5 March - 21 APRIL 2011

 

New versions of innovative 70s work

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Flower arranging workshop on Friday night (detail) from Suburban Floral Association at Letting Space

Gardening Tips for Train Passengers

Letting Space at Newmarket Railway Station

Auckland Arts Festival


Suburban Floral Association
Shopfront


8 March 2011 - 19 March 2011

Letting Space comes to Auckland


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Lucas exhibition installed at Two Rooms. Photo by Julian Simmons.

Lucas’s Inventive Nuds and More

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

Sarah Lucas

Nuz / Spirit of Ewe

4 March 2011 - 9 April 2011

Assortment of new sculptural forms

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The painting's installation at ARTSPACE. Photo by Sam Hartnett.

Liz Maw Portrait

ARTSPACE

Auckland

 

Liz Maw

Francis Upritchard

 

4 December 2010 - 19 February 2011

An image of Francis Upritchard referring to Upritchard’s 2005 show in the same room.

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Nicholas Mangan, Nauru, Notes from a Cretaceous World, 2009-2010 (still) HD video (colour, sound), duration 12.27 min

Mangan at Hopkinson Cundy

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Nicholas Mangan
Nauru, Notes from a Cretaceous World

 

6 November - 4 December 2010

Nauru Island’s economic tragedy


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On wall, Bill Culbert's Jug with Flowers, on the floor, Martyn Reynold's LA Valet and A Longtime Online

Dealer Introducing New Talent

SUE CROCKFORD GALLERY

Auckland

 

Bill Culbert, Ralph Hotere, Christian Jankowski, Martyn Reynolds


24 August - 11 September 2010

Martyn Reynolds in Crockford Group Show

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Burnt House. A little later. et al.

Gambia Castle Conversations

GAMBIA CASTLE

Auckland

 

Burnt House. A little later

 

14 May - 5 June 2010

From a cleverly refurbished courtyard to a programme of talks and activities, this exhibition explored the diverse possibilities of socially engaged art practices.

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Assessing A Week of Goodness

LIVING ROOM

Auckland.
Various sites in the CBD.

A Week of Goodness

Curated by Pontus Kyander

9 April - 17 April 2010

It is difficult to see a purposeful correlation between these ideas and the Living Room performances themselves


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Exhibition invitation

Farewell Newcall

NEWCALL

Auckland

Richard Bryant

9 April - 24 April 2010

After a short run of two years the gallery’s collective of artists is disbanding and moving onto other projects.

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More Discussion on the Triennial

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Various Venues

The Fourth Auckland Triennial
Last Ride in A Hot Air Balloon

12 March -20 June 2010

It is a show that requires an attentive approach to viewing.

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The full archive of extant works from The Estate of L. Budd

Unpacking Te Tuhi’s libraries

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

AUCKLAND

13 February - 11 April, 2010

Curated By Stephen Cleland


Unpacking my Library

 

of keeping objects and ephemera that one can’t quite let go of.


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Sriwhana Spong at Michael Lett

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

27 January - 6 March, 2010


Sriwhana Spong

Channeling Mr B

 

It was nice to have a breather from Michael Lett’s recent suite of block buster shows: Michael Parekowhai and Fiona Connor were memorable.