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Andrew Beck, Shadow Strips Cascades, 2015, 29 silver gelatin prints, 210 x 530mm each, 5.5 x 4.0m overall. Courtesy of the artist and Hamish McKay Gallery. Photo: Shaun Waugh

Scrutinising the Present Tense

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

Andrew Beck, Colin McCahon, Keith Tyson, David Claerbout
The Specious Present


11 July - 20 September 2015

Four artists meditate on time and its qualities

MA
Drawing by Susan Te Kahurangi King

Outsider Artist Coming Inside

ROBERT HEALD GALLERY

Wellington

 

Solo show

Susan Te Kahurangi King


26 February - 21 March 2015

Improvised drawing fascinates

MA
Yvonne Todd, Frenzy, 2006, light jet print, 1080 x 1350 mm

Amery on Todd

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

Yvonne Todd
Creamy Psychology


6 December 2014 - 1 March 2015

The first of three looks at her Wellington survey


MA
Peter Roche, Museum Piece, 1993, Framing the Museum in Ngā Toi │ Arts Te Papa, 22 August 2014 - 01 March 2015, photographs, clocks, wall text. Purchased 1993 (1993-0040-2). Image Courtesy of Te Papa.

Looking at Te Papa’s Collecting

TE PAPA TONGAREWA MUSEUM OF NEW ZEALAND

Wellington

 

Collection presentations

Nga Toi / Arts Te Papa

 

22 August 2014 - 1 March 2015

Assorted shows

MA
Samin Son's Home Calling, Home Coming 070007072014 at Dowse. Part of Five Wellington Artists: Solo 2014

Samin Son at Dowse

THE DOWSE

Lower Hutt

 

Five Wellington Artists: Solo 2014
Samin Son (Home Calling, Home Coming 070007072014)

 

18 October 2014 - 22 February 2015

Part of Solo

MA
Installation of Blue Nonage at 30 Upstairs

A Person’s Immaturity or Youth

30 UPSTAIRS

Wellington

 

Kerstens, Rhodes, Bagnall & Young
Blue Nonage

 

26 September - 18 October 2014

Three interwoven approaches


MA
William Kentridge 'The Refusal of Time' 2012. A collaboration with Philip Miller, Catherine Meyburgh and Peter Galison.  Five-channel video, with sound, 30 min; megaphones and breathing machine.  State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia

Kentridge in Wellington

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

William Kentridge
The Refusal of Time

 

5 September - 16 November 2014

Science - music - art collaboration

MA
T.G.P.(gold), 2014, oil, enamel and spray paint on carpet, 1460 x 1200 mm

Carpet & Plywood Paintings

THE YOUNG

Wellington

 

Peter Gouge
Dusted in Memphis

 

8 May - 31 May, 2014

Digital matrix gone feral

MA
Talia Smith, Lead us outside, lead us out quietly, 2014. Installation at Enjoy Public Gallery, Wellington. Image courtesy of Mark Wilson and Enjoy Gallery

Auckland’s Vacant Lots

ENJOY PUBLIC ART GALLERY

Wellington


Talia Smith
Lead us outside, lead us out quietly

 

16 April - 10 May 2015

Musing between images


MA
Simon Starling's In Speculum exhibition at City Gallery Wellington. Photo: Justine Hall

Simon Starling’s Storytelling Mechanisms

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

Simon Starling
In Speculum

 

21 February -18 May 2014

Six projects

MA

New Shane Cotton Book

The Hanging Sky: Shane Cotton
Editor: Justin Paton

Essays by Justin Paton, Robert Leonard, Eliot Weinberger, Geraldine Kirrihi Barlow
Design: Aaron Beehre.

Published by Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu, 2013

Exceptionally large publication

MA
Claire Harris, Transcendent Self-Harm Fantasy: To bleed forever and ever with no pain and no damage done, video still.

Mark Amery’s Wrap Up for 2012

His picks for 2012

The year’s highlights


MA
Richard Killeen, Reproductions from the Image Catalogue, 2012, digital reproductions, 42 x 60. Photo: Shaun Waugh

Killeen in Wellington

PETER McLEAVEY GALLERY

Wellington

 

Richard Killeen
Reproductions From the Image Catalogue 1-100,

 

31 October - 24 November 2012

Cut outs as prints on paper

MA
Murray Hewitt, Untitled, 2011. Image courtesy of the artist. Photo: Hamish McLaren

Hewitt Installation

CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON

Wellington

 

Murray Hewitt
The Secrets of their Own Hearts

 

20 October - 9 December

Works with power

MA
Installation view of Martha Rosler's The Bowery in Two Inadequate Descriptive Systems (1974-75) at the Adam Art Gallery. Series of 45 gelatin silver prints of text and images on 24 backing boards, each backing board 300 × 600 mm. Photo: Robert Cross.

Rosler in Wellington

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

Martha Rosler
The Bowery in Two Inadequate Descriptive Systems

 

23 October 2012 - 10 February 2013

Pioneering work from the seventies


MA
Max Bellamy, Meme. High definition video, 0:24 loop

Bellamy & Hughes

30 UPSTAIRS

Wellington

Max Bellamy

Borrowed Time

Lucy Hughes

Five Snapshot Backs…

6 Sept - 29 Sept 2012

Photography and video

MA
Joe Sheehan, Other Stories Exhibition at Pataka Museum

Joe Sheehan at Pataka Museum

PATAKA ART + MUSEUM

Porirua

 

Joe Sheehan
Other Stories, Stone Works: 2002-2012

 

25 August- 25 November 2012

Survey of his stoneware

MA
Duchamp works in Peripheral Relations at the Adam. Side view of vitrine. Photo: Robert Cross

Pondering Duchamp in Wellington

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

Group exhibition
Peripheral Relations Marcel Duchamp and NZ Art

 

28 July - 7 October 2012

Marcel down under


MA
Dark Sky at the Adam Art Gallery. Works on walls by Wolfgang Tillmans. Photo by Robert Cross

Pondering the Night Sky

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

International group show
Dark Sky

 

1 May - 8 July 2012

Ideas clashing with experience

MA
Murray Hewitt, Recessional, 2010, courtesy of the artist. Marsland Hill Memorial, New Plymouth

Moving Image From a Fixed Position

NEW ZEALAND FILM ARCHIVE

Wellington

 

Group Exhibition
Still

 


10 May - 22 June 2012

Gillam/Hansen curated show

MA
Andrew Beck, 11:35am - 11:55am (light drawing)

Treating Space with Photography

HAMISH McKAY GALLERY

Wellington

 

Andrew Beck: Black Out Solid
Patrick Pound: Bank Jobs

 

April 14 - May 4 2012

Poetry in Emptiness