Circle the Square
A Real Therapy
Out of the Illusion, Into the Unified Field
COLOURS DELUXE: The Art Album of New Zealand Flora by Sarah and Edward Featon of Gisborne
The Star of Canada
Jack C Richards Gallery
Watersheds | Ngā Wai Pupū
Tairāwhiti Museum is a 5-minute walk from the CBD, across Peel Street Bridge and through Kelvin Park. There is free parking on Stout Street.
‘Circle the Square’ [sine, symbols & identity] A series of paintings created during Ryan Ledger’s recovery process of mental health after burning himself out after completing his media arts degree while also making music videos in the underground RnB and Hip Hop scene in New Zealand, exploring the themes of Identity and his interpretation of... Read more »
A Real Therapy Graeme Nicoll has sketched, painted, and carved for as long as he can remember. It’s his ‘happy’ place, hence his exhibition’s title. He smiles when he remembers 5 years of great art learning tuition under Graeme Mudge at GBHS, as he was allowed to do Art while his fellow students had to... Read more »
A new body of work and a retrospective by Tish Scott Wairoa-based artist Tish Scott is not a strict adherent to Surrealism’s manifesto, but the other-worldly style she paints in plumbs an idiosyncratic cosmogony via a multi-dimensional world-view unrecognisable to most. “I sit outside the narrative of what we are in the outer regions of... Read more »
COLOURS DELUXE celebrates the achievement of Sarah and Edward Featon of Gisborne, who in the 1880s undertook an ambitious project to describe and paint New Zealand’s flowering plants. Their work resulted in the publication of The Art Album of New Zealand Flora in 1889. This book was the first full colour art album printed and... Read more »
Fred Foster found a way to make a dollar. Well pre-decimal pounds actually. His plan was to learn how to use a camera and make photographs. That accomplished he took his camera and his sale like charms to his neighbourhood. Knocking on the doors of homes, many newly built, he would talk the lady of... Read more »
Long before smartphones, selfie sticks and one-swipe filters, having your ‘perfect’ picture taken took practice, preparation and plenty of posing. Early cameras and photographic materials required the sitter to be still for many seconds. While this is often given as the reason for a lack of smiles, a more likely reason is that early portrait... Read more »
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