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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

Painterly highly textured ceramics

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Suji Park
Meonji Soojibga / Dust Collector



2 July, 2022 - 2 April, 2023

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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

 

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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

 

 

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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 #45

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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


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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

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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

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Gilbert & George, The Tamaki Makaurau Auckland Exhibition 2022, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2022. Photography Jennifer French, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. The work in the middle is IN THE MIND OF THE BEHOLDER, 2008.

Gilbert & George: Resisting Control

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Gilbert & George
The Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland Exhibition


2 July - 11 September 2022


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Two contributions to The Confessions: Patricia Piccinini in Silo 5, and in the distant Silo 6, Monique Lacey.

Bridging Over Time

Scott Lawrie @ Silo 6

Downtown Auckland

 

Inga Fillary, Amadeo Grosman, Rebecca Hazard, Monique Lacey, Patricia Piccinini, Rebecca Wallis
The Confessions

10 July - 23 July 2022

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Installation of Noel Ivanoff's Stem to Stern exhibition at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Noel Ivanoff’s Unfrenetic Finger Paintings

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Noel Ivanoff
Stem to Stern


8 July - 6 August 2022

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Deanna Dowling, Concrete probabilities, 2022, fabric, concrete (aggregate and trace seawater, collected from seawalls). Photo by Sam Hartnett.

Inoculation by Contact or Memory

Te Tuhi Project Wall

Pakuranga

 

Deanna Dowling
Concrete Probabilities


12 June - 4 September 2022


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Robert Rapson, Against the Tide, 2022, a detailed installation view at Te Uru; courtesy of the artist and Te Uru. Photograph by Sam Hartnett

Expressionist ships and wobbly buildings

TE URU WAITAKERE CONTEMPOARY GALLERY

Robert Rapson

 

Against the Tide

 

11 June - 7 August 2022

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Gerold Miller, set 456, 2018, lacquered aluminium, 250  x 200 x 10.80 cm

Body to the Left; Mind to the Right

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Gerold Miller
Monoform


1 June - 2 July 2022

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Installation view of Matt Henry's exhibition 'Double Grammar Zone' at PHOTO OP.

Matt Henry Photographs

PHOTO OP.

Auckland

 

Matt Henry
Double Grammar Zone


4 June - 2 July 2022


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Installation shot of Ornamental Friends as displayed in Season.

The Pleasures of Cross-Discipline Hybridity

SEASON

Auckland

 

Hamish Coleman; Maia McDonald, Lucy Meyle, Moniek Schrijer, Sanuel Te Kani

Ornamental Friends


19 May - 11 June 2022

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Installation detail of Richard Killeen's Multiplicity exhibition at Ivan Anthony Gallery.

Killeen’s Multiple Alignments

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland

 

Richard Killeen
Multiplicity


5 May 2020 - 4 June 2020

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Still from Hye Rim Lee, Black Rose, 2021, HD 3D animated video, 05:20 min

Spectacular Hye Rim Lee Animation

In Scott Lawrie's stockroom show

Auckland

 

Hye Rim Lee
Black Rose video


7 May - 28 May 2022

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Bill Henson, Untitled, #2/75, 1990-91, from the series Paris Opera Project, Archival inkjet pigment print, 142 x 127 cm

Henson’s Fascination with Light & Interiority

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Bill Henson
Selected Works


6 May - 29 May 2022


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Installation of Clare Brodie's 'Elusive Forms' at Scott Lawrie Gallery.

Treescape Abstractions

SCOTT LAWRIE GALLERY

Auckland


Clare Brodie
Elusive Forms


7 May - 28 May 2022

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Detail of Joseph Scott's LOOK BACK IN ANGER, mixed media, installed at Never Project Space as part of OMEGA MAN.

A Sprawling Caustic Commentary on Our Time

NEVER PROJECT SPACE

Hamilton

 

Joseph Scott
Omega Man


22 April - 20 May 2022

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Marie Shannon, Bedroom Window Still Life, 2021, digital inkjet print on Ilford Galerie Prestige 310gsm, 608 x 760 mm unframed. 855 x 995 mm framed.

Light Through and On Surface

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Marie Shannon
Sleeping Near the River + New Works

 

20 April - 11 June 2022

 

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Installation of Fu-On Chung's exhibition, Talisman, upstairs at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Fu-On Chung Paintings

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Fu-On Chung
Talisman


22 April - 28 May 2022