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Ralph Paine on ‘The Girl, the Brothel-Museum Complex, and the Desert ’

https://www.e-flux.com/journal/146/612281/pussy-capital/


John Hurrell on ‘Telling Stories i Niu Tīrene’

Here is an informative article by Erin Johnson (in Stuff) on Mataaho and …


D F on ‘Tending a Fire’

Hilarious.


John Hurrell on ‘‘Deconsecrating’ City Gallery so it reverts to being a library?’

Here is a terrific article by Mark Amery on the alarming City Gallery …

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JH
Justine Varga, End of Violet (72Y50.5M10c), 2022,chromogenic photograph, 1599 x 1250 mm (framed)

Varga’s Painterly Cameraless Photographs

Exploiting planar frames

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Justine Varga
End of Violet

 

7 June - 13 July 2024

 

Recent Posts

JH
Still from Susan Norrie's Spheres of Influence. 2016-19. Single channel video, 26.44 minutes

Pondering Iraq

TWO ROOMS

Auckland


Susan Norrie
Spheres of Influence


7 June -17 July 2024

SJ
Exterior installation view Matthew Galloway The Power that Flows Through Us in Infrastructure: power, politics and imagination , Te Pātaka Toi Adam Art Gallery

Water, Energy and Environmental Risks

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

Matthew Galloway
Doris Lusk
Raúl Ortega Ayala

Infrastructure: power, politics and imagination


20th April - 30th June 2024

 

JH
Detail of John Reynolds' Some Greater Plan (for Claire) #9, 2024, metallic marker, acrylic on canvas, 213.30 x 152.30 cm

John Reynolds Paintings

STARKWHITE

Auckland


John Reynolds
Some Greater Plan (for Claire)


4 June - 6 July 2024

 

JH
Max Gimblett, The Wild One, 2022, acrylic polyester, water-based size, 22kt gold, platinum, Japanese dyed silver, blue varigated leaves on poly-cotton canvas, 203.2 x 165.1 cm

Excessive and Restrained Gimblett

GOW LANGSFORD GALLERY

Auckland

 

Max Gimblett
Hands of Gold


5 June - 29 June 2024

JH
Stella Brennan, Threads 1, 2024, bathing suit and bucket, metallic print on silvered paper, 660 x 850 mm

Monochromes Approximately

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Galia Amsell, Stella Brennan, Chris Corson-Scott, Phil Dadson, Jennifer French, Brendon Leung, Julia Morison, Kazu Nakagawa, Marie Shannon

 

MONOCHROME[S]

 


31 May - 6 July 2024


JH
Installation view of Alex and Sophia Laurie's exhibition, Augur of Mercury, at Grace. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Heaven-Bound Sculpture and Chiffonier-Content Drawing

GRACE

 

Auckland Tamaki Makaurau

 

Alex and Sophia Laurie
Augur of Mercury


9 May - 8 June 2024

JH
Installational view of Rohan Weallean's exhibition 'Micro Climate Multi Verse' at Ivan Anthony.

Rohan Wealleans: Sculpture/Painting

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland Tamaki Makaurau

 

Rohan Wealleans


Micro Climate Multi Verse


25 May - 22 June 2024

JH
Installation view of Geoff Thornley's exhibition 'measure of.' at Fox Jensen McCrory.

Exploring New Painterly Paradigms

FOX JENSEN MCCRORY

Auckland

 

Geoff Thornley
measure of.


25 May, 2024 - 22 June, 2024


JH
Tony de Lautour, Wrong Way, 2024, acrylic on canvas, 1000 x 1200 mm

Interpretatively Layered de Lautour

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland

 

Tony de Lautour


New Paintings


25 May 2024 - 22 June 2024

JH
Installation view of Ruth Watson's Kosmos exhibition at Sumer.

Ambiguously Carpeting Objects with a Forest of Signs

SUMER

Tamaki Makaurau Auckland

 

Ruth Watson

 

Kosmos

 

23 May - 22 June 2024

RP
Mohamed Sleiman Labat, A Sandstorm Approaches the Smara Refugee Camp, in the Tindouf Region of Algeria, 2022.

The Girl, the Brothel-Museum Complex, and the Desert

EyeContact Essay #52


JH
Stephen Bambury, Twenty Thirty (IX) (Night/Day) 2023. Lacquer & chemical action on two copper panels on ply, 170 x 340 mm

Bambury Show at Clark

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Stephen Bambury
Slow Burn (Redux)


20 March - 18 May 2024

JH
Installation shot of Ava Seymour's Domestic Wild at Te Uru. Courtesy of Te Uru. Photo by Sam Hartnett.

I Taut I Taw a Puddy Tat.

TE URU WAITAKERE CONTEMPORARY GALLERY

Titirangi

 

Ava Seymour
Domestic Wild


9 March - 26 May 2024

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Janet Mazenier, Mudflats, oil with mixed media and bees wax

NZPPA at Artspost

ARTSPOST

Hamilton Kirikiriroa


Over 60 artists
New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award


12 April - 5 May 2024


JH
Still from Gregory Bennett's animated film, Folding of the Time, 2024. Courtesy of Gregory Bennett.

Bennett and Vor-stellen Partnership

TE WAI NGUTU KĀKĀ GALLERY

Tamaki Makaurau


Gregory Bennett, Vor-stellen
Folding of the Time


20 April - 4 May 2024

JH
Installation view of Fiona Connor's Thump at Coastal Signs

Fiona Connor’s ‘Thump’

COASTAL SIGNS

Auckland

Fiona Connor

Thump

18 April 2024 - 25 May 2024

EE
Video loop, Hue Ross protest, 2010--at Gallery Anomalous, Waiheke in the State of Palestine exhibition

Art, Palestine and Waiheke (a Report)

Gallery Anomalous
JH
Installation of Stephen Bram at Sumer

Bram at Sumer

SUMER

Auckland

Stephen Bram

Stephen Bram

17 April - 18 May 2024


JH

‘Take What You Have Gathered From Coincidence.’

GUS FISHER GALLERY

Auckland

 

Eight New Zealand artists and five Finnish ones


Eight Thousand Layers of Moments


15 March 2024 - 11 May 2024

 

JH
Patrick Pound, Looking up, Looking Down, 2023, found photographs on swing files, 3100 x 1030 mm in 14 parts (490 x 400 mm each)

Uplifted or Down-Lowered Eyes

MELANIE ROGER GALLERY

Auckland


Patrick Pound
Just Looking


3 April 2024 - 20 April 2024

JH
Installation view of Richard Reddaway/Grant Takle/Terry Urbahn's New Cuts Old Music installation at Te Uru, top floor. Photo: Terry Urbahn

Collaborative Reddaway / Takle / Urbahn Installation

TE URU WAITAKERE CONTEMPORARY GALLERY

Titirangi

 


Richard Reddaway, Grant Takle and Terry Urbahn
New Cuts Old Music

 


23 March - 26 May 2024

JH
Detail of the installation of Lauren Winstone's Silt series that is part of Things the Body Wants to Tell Us at Two Rooms.

Winstone’s Delicately Coloured Table Sculptures

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Lauren Winstone
Things the Body Wants to Tell Us

 


15 March 2024 - 27 April 2024