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John Hurrell on ‘Examining Te Papa’s Photography’

Very sorry to hear of Luit's death. His line up of curatorial contributions …


Roy Good on ‘Seven Shin Paintings’

If one wants to see consistency of direction in contemporary painting Jeena Shin …


Roy Good on ‘Fabulous Museum Sampler’

John, you're absolutely right about the new gallery at Auckland Museum, one of …


John Hurrell on ‘The Evisceration of Theo Schoon’

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JH
Sehgal has placed an embargo on documentary images of his performances. He wants them to be experienced directly in the gallery space.

Sehgal Returns

Dancing and singing re-invented

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Tino Sehgal
Yet Untitled, 2013

 

1 October - 13 November 2022

Recent Posts

JH

Four Roger Horrocks books; recent and not so recent

Four Roger Horrocks publications:

A Book of Seeing (Atuanui, 2022)
Song of The Ghost in the Machine (VUP, 2015)

 

Culture in a Small Country (Atuanui, 2022)
Re-Inventing New Zealand (Atuanui, 2016)

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Amanda Watson, Flickering Light, Te Mata, acrylic and ink on canvas, 300 x 250 mm. Photo: Mark Hamilton

‘En Plein Air’ with a Difference

RAMP

Hamilton

 

Amanda Watson
Local Geo-Graphies


15 September - 7 October 2022

 

JH
Installation of John Ward Knox's exhibition 'Old Words' at Ivan Anthony.

John Ward Knox’s Ocular Challenge

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland

 

John Ward Knox
Old Words


10 September - 5 October 2022

JJH
Shiraz Sadikeen, Plume, 2022, acrylic and incense on canvas,  200 x 250 mm

Endz

COASTAL SIGNS

Auckland

 

Shiraz Sadikeen

Ends

 

 

15 September - 22 October 2022

JH
Shiraz Sadikeen, Plume, 2022, acrylic and incense on canvas,  200 x 250 mm

The Final Phut

COASTAL SIGNS

Auckland

 

Shiraz Sadikeen
Ends


15 September - 22 October 2022


JH
Julian Hooper, Glossolalia, 2022, acrylic on unstretched canvas, 1400 x 2250 mm

Julian Hooper’s Enigmatic Signs

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland

 

Julian Hooper
New Paintings


10 September - 5 October 2022

JH
Frieze block from the Tomb of King Mausolus, marble, Halikarnassos, Turkey, about 350 BCE, length 215 cm. Courtesy of the Trustees of the British Museum.

Those Fascinating Greeks

MAKI PAENGA HIRA AUCKLAND MUSEUM

Auckland

 

 

Items selected from the British Museum Collection

Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes

 


11 June - 6 November 2022

NF

Selfies with Saints

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland


120 selected works
Heavenly Beings: Icons of the Christian Orthodox World


15 April - 18 September, 2022

 


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Sarah Smuts-Kennedy, Leaning into the Shine, 18th February 2022, 2022, soft pastel on 640gsm smooth cotton rag 104.5 x 152 cm

Sarah Smuts-Kennedy Pastels

LAREE PAYNE GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Sarah Smuts-Kennedy
Leaning into the Shine


10 August - 3 September 2022

JH
Simon Denny and Karamia Müller, Creation Story Cable Harness 2, 2022, detail. Courtesy of the artists and Michael Lett. Photograph by Sam Hartnett

Diagrammatic Merging of Multiple Historic Trajectories

GUS FISHER GALLERY

Auckland

 

Simon Denny & Karamia Müller, and fifteen other artists

Creation Stories

 

5 August - 22 October 2020

JH
Installation of Dane Mitchell's 'Unknown Affinities' downstairs at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Witty Surrogates for Absent Bones

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Dane Mitchell
Unknown Affinities


12 August - 10 September 2022


JH
Installation of Anne Noble's Ratanui 1978 /2021 upstairs at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Chattering Trees

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Anne Noble
Ratanui 1978 / 2021


12 August - 10 September 2022

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Cat Fooks, Pony Tail Palm, 2022, mixed media. Photo by Sam Hartnett

Cat Fooks at RAMP

RAMP

Hamilton

 

Cat Fooks
Cake by the Ocean


5 August — 2 September 2022

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Emma Hercus, Red Handed, acrylic paint and charcoal on MDF, 865 x 600 mm. Award Winner

NCAA 2022 in Hamilton

WAIKATO MUSEUM TE WHARE TAONGA O WAIKATO

Selected Finalists

 

National Contemporary Art Award

 


5 August - 13 November, 2022


JH
Suji Park, Meonji Soojibga | Dust Collector 2022, ceramic (mixed porcelain stoneware and local clays), glaze, ceramic paints and epoxy clay and resin, Commissioned by Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2022. Photographer: Paul Chapman

Suji Park Terrace Installation

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Suji Park
Meonji Soojibga / Dust Collector



2 July, 2022 - 2 April, 2023

JH
Elsewhere and nowhere else, 2022 (installation view) curated by Vera Mey. Left: Kah Bee Chow, Portals, 2022. Right: Yuk King Tan, Eternity Screen, 2019, photo by Sam Hartnett

What’s There Is Here Too

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga


Kah Bee Chow, Li Ming Hu, Yuk King Tan
Elsewhere and Nowhere Else


12 June — 4 September 2022

 

JH
Jennifer Mason, Four Figures, 2021, oil on board (framed)  1170 × 1730 mm

Pondering Mason’s Prone, Supine & Recumbent Nudes

MELANIE ROGER GALLERY

Auckland

 

Jennifer Mason
Wholeness, Harmony and Radiance


27 July - 20 August 2022

 

JH
Gary McMillan: Scene 52, 2022, acrylic on linen, 65.5 x 86.5 cm; Scene 49, 2021, acrylic on Bristol Board, 51.5 x 62.8 cm

Gary McMillan Paintings

FOX JENSEN MCCRORY

Auckland

 

Gary McMillan
Outside

 

21 July - 20 August 2022


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Peter Black, Salvation Army rally, Wellington Town Hall, 1981, gelatin silver print, 159 x 235 mm.  Collection of Te Papa (O.003043). Purchased 1983 with New Zealand Lottery Board funds. (Jan Bieringa suggested we position one of Luit's purchases here.)

Remembering Luit: a Visionary Who Made Things Happen

EyeContact Essay #46

JH
Seung Yul Oh: Huggong-Monologue, 2022, installation, 150 mm diameter x 100 metres long; Bowl, 2022, 2K paint on aluminium, 102 x 121 x 24 cm

Seung Yul Oh Installation, Paintings, and Sculpture

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Seung Yul Oh
Huggong-Monologue

 

9 July - 13 August 2022

JH
Jae Hoon Lee, Sunset in Muriwai, 2022, chromira on matt, 1200 x 1824 mm.

Jae Hoon Lee’s Maritime Landscapes

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland

 

Jae Hoon Lee
CAUSE AND EFFECT


2 July 2022—30 July 2022

JH
Installation shot of Leigh Martin's Wasabi Sunrise exhibition at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Leigh Martin’s Glossy Resin Paintings

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Leigh Martin

Wasabi Sunrise


8 July - 6 August 2022