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Installation of Robbie Fraser's Focus Fever upstairs at Two Rooms

Diagrammatic Spatial Exuberances

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Robbie Fraser
Focus Fever


6 October - 4 November 2023

Fraser’s agitated abstractions

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Peter Robinison, Driftwood, 2023, installation view at Coastal Signs, Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland

Ambiguous & Perhaps Cynical Robinson

COASTAL SIGNS

Auckland

 

Peter Robinson
Driftwood


30 September - 28 October 2023

A complex multi-meaninged exhibition

JH
Haumi, Te Wai o Ngutu Kākā Whakarākeitanga, pattern (detail),  acrylic on wall, 2021 /2023

AUT Gallery Rebranding

TE WAI NGUTU KĀKĀ GALLERY

Tāmaki Makaurau

 

Haumi

Te Wai Ngutu Kākā Gallery Identity presentation


22 September - 4 November 2023

Significant moniker change


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Installation of Jill McIntosh, Shifting Field, 2023, charcoal on Lanaquarelle paper. Photo by Victoria Baldwin

Jill McIntosh’s ‘Handless’ Charcoal Drawings

TE WAI NGUTU KĀKĀ GALLERY


Auckland


Jill McIntosh
Transitional Acts


22 September - 4 November 2023

A somewhat raw marbling technique for a new gesturalism

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Chia-En Jao, REM Sleep, 2011, installation view, three channel video. Photo by Samuel Hartnett

SE Asian Working Migrant Anxieties

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Chia-En Jao
REM Sleep


20 August - 22 October 2023

A labour force’s nightmares

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Lynn Hershman Leeson, Logic Paralyzes the Heart, 2021, (installation view, Te Tuhi, 2023) single channel video, wallpaper, photo by Samuel Hartnett

Human-Cyborg Conversation

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Auckland

 

Lynn Hershman Leeson
Logic Paralyzes the Heart



20 August - 22 October 2023

Looking closely at Artificial Intelligence


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Raymond Zada, Barkindji people, At Face Value, 2013. National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra purchased 2014. This acquisition was acquired in recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum.

Spectacular Indigenous Australian Survey

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Indigenous Art from the National Gallery of Australia and the Wesfarmers Collection

Ever Present: First Peoples Art of Australia


29 July - 29 October 2023

Its contemporary art practices surprisingly varied

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Gerold Miller, TO 15, 2020, lacquered aluminium, 180 x 180 x 11.30 cm; Florian Maier-Aichen, Untitled, 2017, C-print, 79.50 x 95.50 cm

Exultant and Optimistic Abstraction

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

International group show
Ümwelt


1 September - 30 September 2023

Exhilaratingly Celebratory Non-Objective Art

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Catherine Griffiths, 7/7, 14 Views, 2023, installation view, masked acrylic wall paint, photo by Samuel Hartnett

Catherine Griffiths’ Wall Drawing

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Auckland

 

Catherine Griffiths
7/7, 14 Views



20 August - 22 October 2023

Multi-layered semantically?


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Installation view of Richard Killeen's 'Stack and Tin Jar' exhibition at Ivan Anthony.

Loose Canvas Killeens

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland

 

Richard Killeen
Stack and Tin Jar

 

3 August - 2 September 2023

Two sorts, perhaps connected

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Installation view of Denys Watkins' exhibition IDLE MOMENTS at Ivan Anthony.

Watkins Overhead

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland

 

 

Denys Watkins
IDLE MOMENTS

 


3 August - 2 September 2023

‘Flatland’ painting with aerial views

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Richard Maloy, Palette (Painting 4), 2023, canvas print (framed), 67 x 82 cm

Richard Maloy’s Palette Photographs

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 


Richard Maloy

Raw



27 July -26 August 2023

Looking at representation and process


JH
Installation shot of Simon Ingram's exhibition, 'Colour Masses in the Fourth Dimension' at Gow Langsford, Auckland Tamaki Makaurau.

Open Interpretation on Offer

GOW LANGSFORD GALLERY

Auckland

 

 

Simon Ingram
Colour Masses in the Fourth Dimension



8 August 2023 - 26 August 2023

Exploring pareidolia

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Ann Shelton, 'i am an old phenomenon' (2022–ongoing). Pigment prints, handmade cedar stands. Courtesy the artist and Two Rooms, Auckland. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Witches, Female Shamans and Chemical Aids

GUS FISHER GALLERY

Auckland

 

International Group show

She Would Lie on her Back and Sink

 

3 June - 26 August 2023

An alternative to Christianity

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Denis O'Connor, Pencil Sharpener, 2022, wooden ruler, carved pigmented Welsh slate, 200 x 255 mm. Photo: Sam Hartnett, courtesy of Two Rooms

Seductive Ersatz Metonymy & Denis O’Connor

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Denis O’Connor
Lucken’s Margin


21 July - 19 August 2023

Static painted slices from recalled narratives


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Michael Shepherd, 1914, 2021, acrylic on board, 750 x 900 mm.

Michael Shepherd’s Stay in Otago

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Michael Shepherd
Gond


21 July - 19 August 2023

Even incorporating plant and insect parts

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Denise Batchelor, Maureen Lander & Stìobhan Lothian, Ngaru Paewhenua, 2023, dried harakeke strips, single-channel video and sound, commissioned by Te Tuhi, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Photo by Sam Hartnett

Climate Crisis Exhibition at Pakuranga

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Auckland


International Group show
Huaere: Weather Eye, Weather Ear


Gallery presentation: 4 June 2023 - 5 August 2023

Gallery addition to online version

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Jan Albers: suntOOth, 2021, bronze, 80 x 40 x 10 cm; rEdEdgE, 2023, spray paint on polystyrene and wood in acrylic glass box, 170 x 120 cm

Hot Chunky ‘Concrete’ with Incandescent ‘Crystals’

FOX JENSEN MCCRORY

Auckland

 

Jan Albers
rEdEdgE

 


18 July - 19 August 2023

Glowing light from ‘internal’ heat or reflected surfaces


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Rosemary Mayer, Midwinter Ghost, 1980-1981/2023, new sculpture created by the estate of Rosemary Mayer, paper, ribbons, cords, wooden rods, metallic paint,  watercolour pastel,  193 x 259 x 284.5 cm. Photo: Andreas Mϋller

Processual Notations for Body Parts, Traces or Coverings

ARTSPACE AOTEAROA

Auckland

 

Altin, Charan, Hopf, Lertxundi, Mayer

Scores for Transformation

 

24 June -18 August 2023

International group show

JH
Installation of Jan van der Ploeg's Homage to the Circle, at Sumer, 2023.

Van der Ploeg at Sumer

SUMER

Auckland

 

Jan van der Ploeg
Homage to the Circle

 


5 July - 29 July 2023

Canvases and wall paintings

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Robin Neate, Gloria Grahame, 2013, oil on canvas, 1830 x 1365 mm

‘Hollywood-Canterbury’ & ‘French’ Abstractions

MELANIE ROGER GALLERY

Auckland

 

Robin Neate
Ray & The Other Yesterdays


5 July - 29 July 2023

Robin Neate’s hybrid allusions