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


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


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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

Putative ‘Outsider Artist’

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

JH
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

JH
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

JH
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


JH
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

JH
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

JH
Still from Fiona Amundsen (with Joanna Macy), Life on Earth, 2022, single screen, 13.00 min

Artspace Installation of Videos

ARTSPACE AOTEAROA

Auckland

 

Fiona Amundsen (with Joanna Macy), Susan Schuppli, Chia-Wei Hsu
Ex-Post


4 March — 14 May 2022


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Steve Carr, A Deflated Basketball with Water, 2022, cast bronze and water, 215 x 190 x 170mm.

Carr at Lett

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Steve Carr
Making Time


7 April - 14 May 2022

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'He Putunga Taonga / Collections & Connections'. Part of 'Te Whiwhinga the Imaginarium' display on Level 1 of Auckland War Memorial Museum.

Fabulous Museum Sampler

MAKI PAENGA HIRA AUCKLAND MUSEUM

Auckland

 

Selection of items from the Collections
He Putunga Taonga / Collections & Connections


Part of Te Whiwhinga the Imaginarium display on Level 1

JH
'Geoff Thornley: From the Collection of Dame Jenny Gibbs', as installed at Gow Langsford.

Geoff Thornley Mini-Survey

GOW LANGSFORD GALLERY

Auckland

 

Geoff Thornley
From the Collection of Dame Jenny Gibbs

 

16 March - 2 April 2022


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Jeena Shin, Time-delay 1, 2022, acrylic on canvas, 1200 x 850 mm

Seven Shin Paintings

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Jeena Shin
Time-Delay


11 March - 14 April 2022

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Yona Lee, An Arrangement For 5 Rooms, 2022. Commissioned by Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Supported by the Contemporary Benefactors of the AAG, Asia NZ Foundation and Chow:Hill. Courtesy of Fine Arts, Sydney. Photo: Jennifer French and Paul Chapman

Almost Strictly Ocular

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Yona Lee
An Arrangement for Five Rooms

 

26 February - 2 October 2022

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Jennifer Mason, Triple Figure, oil on board, 2020

Naked Now: The New Work of Jennifer Mason

WINDOW UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND

Auckland

 

Jennifer Mason
Triple Figure


3 March—24 March 2022

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Teelah George, Rose, 2021, thread, linen and bronze, 37 x 42 x 5

Teelah George: Frames and Needlework

LAREE PAYNE GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Teelah George
The Rose has Teeth in the Mouth of the Beast


23 February - 19 March 2020


JH
Andrew Barber: Shipwreck, 2022, resin and oak flooring, dimensions variable; Stiff Blanket (monocultural agriculture), 2022, ink and linen, 2700 x 2700 mm, recto. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Aotearoa’s ‘Raft of the Medusa’

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Andrew Barber
Shipwreck


4 February - 5 March 2022

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Installation of Paul Lee's 'Desert Flowers' at Michael Lett.

Paul Lee’s Tactile Erotic Hothouse

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Paul Lee
Desert Flowers


25 February - 2 April 2022

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Installation shot of Hannah Ireland's 'I'm just a spectator.' Middle work on the top row is 'I cried all this summer away.'

Hannah Ireland Portraits in Hamilton

LAREE PAYNE GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Hannah Ireland
I’m Just a Spectator


26 January-19 February 2022

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Jim Allen, Horse and Buggy Days 1999, acrylic on canvas, four pieces: 1990 x 1815 mm, 1780 x 1815 mm, 1865 x 1815 mm and 1790 x 1815 mm

Three Jim Allen Works

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Jim Allen
Horse and Buggy Days


21 January -19 February 2022