Elements of Euclid

Karyn Taylor

25/09/18 to 14/10/18

In this new body of work, ‘Elements of Euclid', Taylor is working with colour as an expression of light as she attempts to solidify it. She is exploring wave-particle duality, the concept in quantum mechanics that every particle or quantic entity may be partly described in terms not only of particles, but also of waves. The differing wavelengths that determine each colour, along with the solidity of the art object itself, recall these ideas in quantum physics.

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SAMPLER

Kevin Capon, Scott Eady, Ben Foster, Wanda Gillespie, Paul Hartigan, Ray Haydon Damien Kurth, Paul Martinson, Brendan McGorry and Jon Tootill

11/09/18 to 23/09/18

This exciting exhibition offers you with a Sampler of artwork from a selection of Sanderson’s stable of artists. Sampler presents highlights of both new and existing work from Kevin Capon, Scott Eady, Ben Foster, Wanda Gillespie, Paul Hartigan, Ray Haydon, Damien Kurth, Paul Martinson, Brendan McGorry and Jon Tootill.

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Selves

Scott Eady

21/08/18 to 09/09/18

Scott Eady’s new exhibition Selves is an exploration of identity both personally and collectively, physically and online. Eady’s self-identity has largely been constructed through more than 20 years of exhibiting and making art, in particular sculptural works. In this new series of works, Eady reconsiders the self-portrait through the medium of painting - an art form entirely new to him – and thus, an opposition to the ‘self’ the artist has constructed in his former art making years.

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End of the Night

Cruz Jimenez

31/07/18 to 19/08/18

The poetic title of Cruz Jimenez’s new exhibition, End of the Night, encapsulates the emotive and personal nature of his work. While many of Jimenez’s paintings have contained the narrative of finding light in the dark and the shrouding darkness of nighttime, this exhibition suggests a new light, perhaps a new dawn for the artist.

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GLAISTER ENNOR GRADUATE ART AWARDS

Various Artists

24/07/18 to 29/07/18

Each year, Auckland Art schools are asked to nominate their top Honours and Masters students for the Glaister Ennor Graduate Art Award, a non-acquisitional monetary award given to help launch emerging artists into successful careers in the arts. The winning artist will also be invited to mount a solo exhibition at Sanderson Contemporary in 2019. The 2018 nominated artists are Oliver King, Sholto Buck, Aydriannah Kataraina Tuiali’i, Monique Lacey, Hannah Rose Arnold, Alexander Schipper, Arapeta Ashton, Abbey Lyman, Chervelle Athena, Hannah Valentine, Scarlett Cibilich, Mish O’Neill, Yvonne Abercrombie, Danae Ripley, Priscilla Hunter, & Vaimoana Eves.

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Problemata

Alan Ibell

03/07/18 to 22/07/18

The title Problemata is taken from Aristotle’s ancient philosophical text which poses questions across topics as diverse as ethics, the human body and meteorology. Fans of Ibell’s spare, questioning canvasses will instantly sense the connection as he continues to explore themes of the unconscious, dreams, psychological space and the fractured reflection or shadow double.

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Water Slows as it Rounds The Bend

Kate van der Drift

12/06/18 to 01/07/18

Water Slows as it Rounds the Bend is part of an ongoing investigation into the fragile ecology and transformation of the Hauraki Plains. This exhibition is part of the 2018 Auckland Festival of Photography CORE programme.

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RESERVE

Various artists

22/05/18 to 10/06/18

RESERVE is a subsidiary to our presence at the 2018 Auckland Art Fair, features exciting work from Sanderson Contemporary's stable of artists. Including work from Liam Gerrard, Karyn Taylor, Meighan Ellis, Damien Kurth, Paul Hartigan, Alan Pearson, Kevin Capon, Alan Ibell, Josephine Cachemaille, Simon Kaan, Jon Tootill, Cruz Jimenez, Paul Martinson, John Oxborough, Julia Holderness, Paris Kirby, Brendan McGorry, Ray Haydon, and Vaimaila Urale.

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Dream of Heaven

Reagan Lee

01/05/18 to 20/05/18

Reagan Lee’s style of painting has its origins in the Western painting tradition of Expressionism, although the spiritual basis of his work acknowledges the Eastern religions dominated by Buddhism. In his work, East and West come together in a synthesis of great power and individuality.

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Tropicana

Damien Kurth

10/04/18 to 29/04/18

Damien Kurth’s paintings play with representation in a confounding way. There is nothing deceptive about them, though there is an element of mystery, or the unknowable. They present the viewer with something that is familiar and comforting, yet at the same time subtly challenging. The majority of the objects are vessels of some sort, although their contents and purposes are obscure.

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Noir

Brendan McGorry

20/03/18 to 08/04/18

Brendan McGorry’s practice stands firmly on a history of art cited and referenced in each of his intricately conceived paintings. In this new body of workNoir, McGorry offers the viewer an almost cinematic experience. Each of the works have interwoven elements, connected subject matter and a strongly defined palette. The viewer is immersed in this stylistic approach which acts as a reel of celluloid film flicking a repeated protagonist and fragments of a narrative.

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My Relics Not My Relics

Josephine Cachemaille

06/03/18 to 18/03/18

Josephine Cachemaille latest body of work illustrates the artist’s grapple with a collection of concerns about ownership, our psychological histories and experiences, and the capacity of the materials and objects involved in art-making processes to share authorship of the artistic output.

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People's Choice

Group Exhibition

20/02/18 to 04/03/18

People's Choice brings together the works of some of our favourite artists, as nominated by the Sanderson team.

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Tidal Ballets

Alan Pearson

23/01/18 to 18/02/18

For over sixty years British-born Alan Pearson has been one of the outstanding proponents of pure painting in New Zealand art. His work, densely complex, restlessly explorative, remains true to the ethos of Neo-Expressionism, alive with gesture, emotion and insight, rarely rivalled for technical mastery.

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Summer Showcase

Group Show

28/11/17 to 21/01/18

Featuring exciting new work from our stable of artists, our Summer Showcase offers a glimpse of what is in store for the gallery for the next 12 months.

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Reverb

Ray Haydon

07/11/17 to 26/11/17

Sculptor Ray Haydon creates sinuous linear forms that respond to space, on a monumental and domestic scale, using an extensive variety of materials. Haydon uses the form of sculpture with its multiple vantage points to create his drawings in space. These open networks of linear abstract formations range from colossal outdoor sculptures to intimately scaled works for the interior.

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New Collector Series

Including work from Meighan Ellis, Ray Haydon, Simon Kaan, Alan Ibell, Cruz Jimenez, Karyn Taylor, Jon Tootill, Vaimaila Urale, Kate van der Drift

24/10/17 to 05/11/17

The New Collector Series features an exciting selection of works from a number of Sanderson Contemporary's stable of artists, ranging in value from $150 - $5,000. The exhibition will open with the launch of our new edition of the 20/20 publication, Twenty Artists Twenty Writers, plus an opportunity to meet the artists.

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