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Charles Buenconsejo, 2016 – 2020, 2020 (installation view) digital inkjet print, detail, commissioned by Te Tuhi, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Photo by Sam Hartnett

Mosaic of Documentation Thumbnails

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga


Charles Buenconsejo
2016—2020, 2020


5 September - 29 November 2020

Assimilation overview

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Zac Langdon-Pole Publication

Zac Langdon-Pole: Constellations
Art Journey #5

 

Ed. BMW Group Munich
Essays, introductions and interviews


Published by Hatje Cantz 2019

Lucid and complex

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Layered ‘Abstraction’

Te Tuhi Billboards

Pakuranga

 

Ella Sutherland
Keys to The Book of the City of Ladies

 


6 September - 29 November 2020

Simplified symbolism


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Productless (Unconsciously Political) Advertising

Three digital billboards in central Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

 

Meg Porteous

The Gift

 

28 September - 25 October 2020

Word-free promotion

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Emil McAvoy, The National Basement, Old Government House, University of Auckland, Image: Archives New Zealand, The Department of Internal Affairs Te Tari Taiwhenua: AAQT6401-A51176

Marketing a Mythical ‘New Zealand’

Old Government House (in the University of Auckland)

Auckland

 

Emil McAvoy
The National Basement



27 July - 25 September 2020

Is this still happening?

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Installation of Thinking about Thinking about the Future at Te Uru. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

A Post-Covid Future?

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Group show
Thinking About Thinking About the Future

 


27 June - 27 September 2020

Looking ahead at ‘looking ahead’


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Installation of Simon Ingram's GAN Painting at Gow Langsford. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Gloriously Ambiguous Ingram

GOW LANGSFORD GALLERY

Auckland

 

Simon Ingram
GAN Painting


9 September - 26 September 2020

Mimicking coloured weaving

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Installation of Grace Wright's Alpha Paradise exhibition at Gow Langsford.

Exuberantly Rococo Wright

GOW LANGSFORD GALLERY

Auckland

 

Grace Wright
Alpha Paradise

 

9 September - 26 September 2020

Meteorological ornamentation

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Simon Morris, Colour light (blue), 2020, acrylic paint, jute, wood, light, 500 x 500 mm. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Explorations of Colour Saturation

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Simon Morris
Colour follows light, light follows colour


5 September - 10 October 2020

How light and thinly layered paint affects texture


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Petra Cortright, Poly_cloth 1, 2020, digital video, 11 m 24 sec, 30 x 40 in. Photo. Sam Hartnett

L.A. Sampler

STARKWHITE

Auckland


Whitney Bedford, Petra Cortright, Kirsten Everberg, Judy Ledgerwood 
Slippery Painting


1 September - 3 October 2020

Four women painters

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Perkins’ Wizardry

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Oliver Perkins
Casting a crisis; painting a cat; looking out a window.


27 August - 26 September 2020

Inventively playful painting

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Phil Dadson, June Music, 2019, 30 acrylic painted weathers roots and branches, suspended from ceiling. Plus 10 drawings (300 x 410 mm each).

Dadson Drawings, Installation and Videos

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Phil Dadson
RRR

 

8 August - 3 October 2020

Suspended linear sculptural ‘marks’


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Xin Cheng & Eleanor Cooper Unison of Opposites, 2020 Found plastic pipes, plastic bracket, tyre, rope, inner tubing, plastic strapping, lamp, fixings. Photo: Arekahānara

Cheng / Cooper Exhibition

MOKOPŌPAKI

Auckland

 

Xin Cheng and Eleanor Cooper
Greywater

 

16 July 2020 -  12 September 2020

Recognising and solving problems

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Alberto Garcia-Alvarez,  Centennial, 1972, mixed media on canvas, 1870 x 1870 mm; Judy Millar, Three Parts Pink, 2020,	oil and acrylic on canvas, 1800 x 3800 mm overall. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Not Peas in a Pod

Tim Melville and Gow Langsford (Kitchener St) Galleries

Auckland

 

Judy Millar and Alberto Garcia-Alvarez
2 in 1


5 August - 5 September 2020

The benefits of mentoring

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Still from Dagoberto Rodriguez's 'Geometria Popular,' 2020, video.

Geometry of Hope

Te Tuhi online

Auckland

 

Dagoberto Rodriguez

Geometria Popular


18 August - 1 September 2020

Global optimism?


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Susan Philipsz, War Damaged Musical Instruments, Altsaxophon (ruin), 2015, Collection  Musikinstrumenten Museum Berlin

Mutilated Military Music

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Susan Philipsz
War Damaged Musical Instruments (2015)

Nathan Coley

A Place beyond Belief (2012)

 

 

From instruments broken & battered

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Installation of Contemporary Wood-Carved Netsuke at Te Uru. Toured by The Japan Foundation. Photo by Sam Hartnett

Intricately Carved Netsuke

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Assorted Japanese artisans and artists
Contemporary Wood-Carved Netsuke

27 June - 2 August 2020

Diminutive pouch toggles

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Installation shot (detail) of Shaun Thomas McGill's 'Durham Street West [Men’s Convenience]' 2020 at  Papatūnga. Photo: Courtesy of Papatūnga.

Debut of New Parnell Project Space

PAPATŪNGA

Auckland

 

Shaun Thomas McGill
Durham St West [Men’s Convenience]


18 July - 30 July 2020

Downtown Cottaging Site Examined


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Elephant Empathy

RM

Auckland

 

Matilda Fraser
His trunk for a hand, and his foot for a scythe

 

8 July - 25 July 2020

Short Matilda Fraser film

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(UN)Registered Savages of Aotearoa, Hair to Stay, 2019, installation view, eight photographs of ulu cavu in British collections. Photo by Sam Hartnett

Fijian Wigs and Masks

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

(UN)Registered Savages of Aotearoa (Daren Kamali & Ole Maiava)
Mata Makawa - Mata Vou



23 May - 16 August 2020

Researching indigenous traditions

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Installation of James Cousins' Song Chain at Gow Langsford.

Percussive Cousins

GOW LANGSFORD GALLERY

Auckland

 

James Cousins
Song Chain


8 July - 1 August 2020

Descending sprayed scores