GALLERY NEWS AUGUST 2014
GALLERY NEWS AUGUST 2014
This month we're pleased to announce our new partnership with Academy Cinemas. To celebrate the Academy's new Sunday Documentary Series we will be providing short clips of original artwork by gallery artists to run before each documentary. First up is a four part series by Alex Monteith, Mechanical Foreshore. The series will feature four short works by Monteith, one to be screened before each Sunday documentary during September.
Image: Academy Cinemas, Sunday documentary series.
This month we have two exhibitions showing at Kitchener St. This Saturday marks the last day to view Michael Thomson's drawings and next Tuesday evening, 5-7pm, you are invited to join us for the Preview of an exhibition of the work by Gordon Walters. This event is sponsored by Sanpellegrino.
Image: Gordon Walters, Airbourne, gouache on paper
Congratulations to both gallery artist David McCracken, and gallery staff member, Hannah Valentine, for being selected as finalists in the 2014 Wallace Art Awards.
Image: Hannah Valentine, Constructing the Self, 2014
A new painting by Sara Hughes was part of a recent auction to celebrate Daffodil Day, which raised $13,000 for the Cancer Society. Visible Light is part of Hughes new body of work that will be exhibited in her upcoming solo show, Sing a Rainbow, at Lorne St, 17 September - 11 October. Please email us if you are interested in receiving image and work details in advance of the exhibition Preview.
Image: Sara Hughes, Visible Light, 2014
Max Gimblett is now represented by Kashya Hildebrand in London and will have a solo exhibition at the gallery, opening November 27, 2014.
Image: Max Gimblett, Chrysalis of Gold, 2013
From May - July this year Reuben Paterson completed a residency at Goyang Art Studio in Seoul. Read about his experience on the Asia New Zealand Foundation website.
Image: Reuben Paterson, 2013. Photo by Gil Hanly
Graham Fletcher has a work included in Dunedin Public Art Gallery's current exhibition, Sleight of Hand. Fletcher also has his first solo exhibition with Gow Langsford at our Lorne St gallery until Saturday 13 September. Contact us for a list of available works.
Image: Graham Fletcher, Untitled (The Petrified Object), oil on canvas, 1800 x 2100mm,
Don't miss the final week of Phantom City at Rotorua Museum. The exhibition includes work by gallery artists Gregor Kregar and Anthony Goicolea, as well as Gregory Bennett, Deborah Crowe, Judy Darragh, Shannon Novak, Peter Gibson Smith, Richard Stratton and Yang Yongliang.
Image: Installation image of Phantom City at Rotorua Museum
Three works by Judy Millar are currently included in Friendly Takeover, a group exhibition at Marta Herford Museum, Herford, Germany that runs until 5 October. We have two new Millar works in the gallery stockroom, contact us for image details.
Judy Millar, Judgment Day, 2014
As part of TEDx 2014, Gregor Kregar constructed a temporary arch using 424 Invivo boxes. Kregar also features in the current edition of Art NZ, pick up a copy to read about his work and practice.
Image: Gregor Kregar's Invivo arch, 2014
A new publication on Max Gimblett, The Sound of One Hand—Max Gimblett's Calligraphy Practice, will be published by Charta, Milan in October this year. The book features an essay by Tom Huhn and forward by Eric Shiner.
Image: Max Gimblett in his studio
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