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Bill Henson, Untitled 1985-86 #106 D, 1985-1986, archival inkjet pigment print, 128 × 100 cm

Henson’s Wondrous Light

Auckland

 

Solo show
Bill Henson: 1985 - 2021


21 May - 19 June 2021

Mini-survey

JH
Shahriar Asdollah-Zadeh (with Anna Starr), Faith and Through the Looking Glass Diptych, 2021, pigment inks printed on 310 gsm Ilford Galerie Smooth Pearl, 628 x 830 x 48 mm (framed)

Mediating Symbols and Pure Sensation

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Shahriar Asdollah-Zadeh
Light Dot Colour

 

21 May - 26 June 2021

Asdollah-Zadeh’s mini-survey

JH
Image from Deborah Rundle's invitation to her 2021 show at RM, 'No More the Fruit.'

Pondering the Alleged Benefits of Paid Labour

RM

Auckland

 

Deborah Rundle
No More the Fruit


12 May - 6 June 2021

Finding time for analysis


JH
Installation of Jenny Gillam and Eugene Hansen's The Thrum of the Tide,' at Te Uru. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Reconstructed’ Dance Floor

TE URU

Titirangi

 

Jenny Gillam and Eugene Hansen
The Thrum of the Tide

 


20 February - 6 June 2021

Searching under a cave

JH
Sonya lacey, Weekend, 2018, moving image and mixed media installation

The Tenth Walters Prize

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Lacey, Amundsen, Spong, Mata Aho Collective and Lander
2021 Walters Prize Finalists

 

13 May - 5 September 2021

Nice spatial layout

JH
Jane Zusters, At home Wetlands Grove, Bexley, 2013 C-type print

Jane Zusters Photographs

THE JAMES WALLACE ARTS TRUST

Auckland

 

Jane Zusters
Te Karoro Karoro: A Place Called Home: The Red Zone Clearances: Christchurch Ōtautahi


14 April - 30 May 2021

Look very carefully


JH
Still from Rangituhia Hollis' Across the Face of the Moon, 2020, 10.33 minutes, digital video, sound

I Decline to Taste the Casein Air

ARTSPACE AOTEAROA

Auckland

 

Hollis, Iti, Monteith, Monu, Pastrana
Sovereign Pacific / Pacific Sovereigns



13 April -15 May 2020

Circuit project in Auckland

JH
Gregory Bennett, Embowered II, 2021, still, HD video; 7 minutes, 30 seconds, looped variable.

Three Bennett Videos

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Gregory Bennett
Edifice


23 April - 28 May 2021

Lively, animated & ambiguous treats

JH
Installation detail of Elizabeth Thomson's Lateral Theories' at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Thomson’s Evocative ‘Planets’

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Elizabeth Thomson
Lateral Theories

 

22 April - 28 May 2021

Catalysts for thought


JH
Ron Left, Fenestra No. 14, acrylic on plywood, 1200 x 1800 mm

Ron Left’s Grid Paintings

ARTIS Gallery

Auckland

 


Ron Left
The Fenestra Series

 


21 April - 9 May 2020

Featuring tiny squares or circles

JH
Installation of Pauline Rhodes and Richard Frater's show, Bluets, at Michael Lett.

Rhodes/Frater Exhibition

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Pauline Rhodes and Richard Frater
Bluets


22 April - 22 May 2021

Cross generational pairing

JH
Martin Basher, Birds of Paradise, installation view, Starkwhite, April 2021. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Basher’s Witty Floral Arrangements

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Martin Basher
Birds of Paradise


13 April - 14 May 2021

Layered and ambiguous compressed references


JH
Still from Pinar Yoldas, The Kitty A1: Artificial Intelligence For Governance, 2016, 12 minute video with 3D animation

Keep Laughing Even When Surrounded By Corpses

GUS FISHER GALLERY

Auckland

 

Wong Ping, Mark Schroder, Pinar Yoldas
Happiness is only real when shared


13 February - 29 May 2021

A vibrant trio of artists

JH
Still from Kent Monkman, Casualties of Modernity, 2015, colour film, English 14 mins 20 secs courtesy of the artist.

Fabulously Entertaining (Yet Didactic) Monkman

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

International group show
A Very Different World


13 February - 9 May 2021

Modernist art history formatted as soap

JH
Kāryn Taylor, Two Fold. 2021, cast acrylic. ed. of 3, 300 mm x 600 mm

Kāryn Taylor’s Cast Acrylic Light Works

SANDERSON CONTEMPORARY ART

Auckland

 

Kāryn Taylor
An Implicate Order


16 March - 18 April 2021

Fluoro intensity & movement


JH
Hiria Anderson, Reka Deals, 2021; Tasty Super Savers, 2021; Sonny’s Takeaways, 2021: three digital prints on vinyl, 3 x 2400 mm x 3000 mm. Commissioned by Te Tuhi, Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland. Photo by Sam Hartnett

Roadside Kai Māori

Te Tuhi Billboards

Pakuranga

 

Hiria Anderson
Reka Deals /Tasty Super Savers / Sonny’s Takeaways


13 February 2021 - 9 May 2021

Hiria Anderson hoardings

JH
Tomislav Nikolic, To Explain How it Feels, 2020 - 2021, synthetic polymer, marble dust, 22ct gold leaf on linen,  plastic gesso & wood, 192.5 x 235 x 15 cm

Inventive Nikolic

FOX JENSEN MCCRORY

Auckland

 

Tomislav Nikolic
To Explain How It Feels

 


18 March 2021 - 24 April 2021

New surprises

JH
Lauren Winstone: Gatherings #10, 2020, stoneware, 90 x 110 x 110 mm; Gatherings #9, 2020, stoneware, 90 x 100 x 100 mm. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Lauren Winstone’s Stoneware

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Lauren Winstone
Gathering and Scattering

 


18 March - 17 April 2021

Contemplative circular vessels


JH
Toby Raine, Goodnight Irene (Irene blowing her nose with flowers) [Version ii], 2021, oil on linen, 700 x 600 mm

Baron Yeti’s Family Portraits

SCOTT LAWRIE GALLERY

Auckland

 

Toby Raine
The Last Innocent Thing Left

 


13 March - 4 April 2021

Showcasing his stepdaughter Irene

JH
Steve Carr and Christian Lamont's 'Fading to the Sky' (detail) as installed in Te Uru. Photo by Sam Hartnett. Courtesy of Te Uru and the artists.

Using Light to Ponder Death

TE URU

Auckland

 

Steve Carr and Christian Lamont
Fading to the Sky

 

27 February - 30 May 2021

Carr-Lamont collaboration

JH
Dan Arps, Disney Security II, 2021, polyurethane and acrylic paint, 500 x 840 x 140 mm

Arps’ Wall Relief Sculptures

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland


Dan Arps
The Floral Maze


11 March - 10 April 2021

 

Teasing out interpretation