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Paul Johns, BEEN HERE LONG? 2020, rocks, neon, transformers, wood, acrylic and stainless steel, 905 x 1455 x 1085 mm

Paul Johns Exhibition

VISIONS

Auckland

 

Paul Johns
Been Here Long?



11 February - 20 March 2021

Pioneering Christchurch artist

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Installation of Denis O'Connor's 'Double Kiss' at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

O’Connor, Theatre and Beckett

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Denis O’Connor
Double Kiss


5 February - 6 March 2021

Exhilarating Irish culture

JH
Gideon Rubin, Untitled, 2020, detail, oil on linen, 51 x 46 cm

Gideon Rubin Paintings

FOX JENSEN MCCRORY

Auckland

 

Gideon Rubin
We Thought It Was Heaven Tomorrow


4 February - 13 March 2021

Love of using traditional materials


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Bruce Connew, A Vocabulary as installed at Te Uru. Detail. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Creating a Common Vocabulary

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Bruce Connew photographs
A Vocabulary


5 December 2020 - 14 February 2021

Gallery display promoting gorgeous book

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Christina Barton’s Billy Apple® Bio

Christina Barton
Billy Apple® Life / Work
Biographical text: Christina Barton


Auckland University Press, 2020

A comprehensive study

JH

Theatrical & Spectacular Māori Art Survey

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

112 indigenous artists from Aotearoa
Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art


4 December, 2020 - 9 May, 2021

Confined by architecture


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Julian McKinnon, Apogee, 2020, aluminium, resin, acrylic paint, 800 x 600 mm

Julian McKinnon’s ‘Art Deco’ hybrids

SCOTT LAWRIE GALLERY

Auckland

 

Julian McKinnon
Elysium Mons


16 January - 6 February 2021

With glittering resin borders

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Will Cooke, Every Wall Is A Door (Gate), 2020, primer and acrylic on aluminium, 1216 x 1016 mm

Slyly Complex Cooke Paintings

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Will Cooke
Every Wall is a Door

 


15 January 2021 - 9 February 2021

Competing back and foregrounds

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Claudia Kogach,i Obaachan during the lockdown, Wahiawā, Hawaiʻi, 2020 (installation view) tufted rugs commissioned by Te Tuhi, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Photo by Sam Hartnett

Tufted Rugs Present Domestic Narrative

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Claudia Kogachi
Obaachan during the lockdown, Wahiawā, Hawai’i



5 December 2020 - 7 February 2021

Unusual surface relief


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Darcell Apelu, A Death of Prosperity, 2020 (installation view) Perspex, timber, water--commissioned by Te Tuhi, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Photo by Sam Hartnett

Darcell Apelu’s Satirical Fountain

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Darcell Apelu
A Death of Prosperity


5 December 2020 - 7 February 2021

Mocking trite economic assumptions

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Finn Ferrier, Soft Garniture, 2020, detail, knitted cord

Finn Ferrier’s Knitted Goblets

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Finn Ferrier
Soft Garniture


5 December 2020 - 14 February 2021

‘Ceramics’ of soft cord

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Still from Angelica Mesiti, Mother Tongue, 2017, 2 channel video installation. Duration: 18 minutes.

Angelica Mesiti Video Installation

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Angelica Mesiti
Mother Tongue

 

19 December 2020 - 7 February 2021

Musical communities in Denmark


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Songsataya’s Fishy ‘Murmurations’

The Lightship (Bledisloe Wharf)

Auckland

 

Sorawit Songsataya
Come Up For Air

 

10 December 2020 - 4 February 2021.

Waterfront spectacle

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James Ross, Vista (2), 2020, oil on 3 panels, 47.5 x 55 cm. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Ross Gives Thanks

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

James Ross
Constructed Forms - After Mondrian

 

27 November - 23 December 2020

Rectangular Format

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Jonny Niesche, Poikilos, installtion view, Starkwhite, November 2020. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Jonny Niesche Installation

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Jonny Niesche
Poikilos


17 November - 15 December 2020

Discombobulating


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Roger Boyce, In My Tiny Village, 2020, oil on board, 300 x 350 mm

Peopleless Spaces; In Forum about Meaning

{Suite} AUCKLAND

Auckland

 

Roger Boyce
Arena


18 November -  12 December 2020

Or impact of Covid

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Kimsooja, A Needle Woman, 2009, video performance, 25 mins, loop. Still. Courtesy of FMAC, Axel Vervoordt Gallery and Kimsooja Studio

Foot on the Brake

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

International group show of sixteen artists
DE-celerate



5 September - 29 November 2020

Time for evaluation

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Installation of Joyce Campbell's 'On the Last Afternoon',  looking Galleries Two, Three and the Foyer. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Compact Joyce Campbell Survey

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Joyce Campbell
On the Last Afternoon: Disrupted Ecologies and the Work of Joyce Campbell


19 September - 22 November 2020

Superb sampler of her varied interests


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Wayne Youle, the nurturer, 2020, mixed media, collection of the artist. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Youle on McCahon and Art History

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Wayne Youle
Elevation


26 September - 29 November 2020

Residency exhibition

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Installation of Rebecca Wallis' With the Absent Other at Scott Lawrie.

Wallis Abstractions

SCOTT LAWRIE GALLERY

Auckland

 

Rebecca Wallis
With the Absent Other

 

31 October - 21 November 2020

Ambiguous Landscapes

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Hoist That Rag

MERCY PICTURES

Auckland

 

Mercy Pictures
People of Colour


16 October - 7 November 2020

The power and stupidity of flags