Artists

New Work

New Work

21/04/2015 to 10/05/2015

Candi Dentice is an artist with conscience. In her oil paintings nature is tightly ordered and contained. She has a Magritte-like attention to detail and her work is symbolic and allegorical, but unlike Rene Magritte and the Surrealists her focus is on ecology, the plight and fate of the natural world; the view outside our window.

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New Work

New Work

13/11/2013 to 30/11/2013

Environmental messages and social commentary are presented through the whimsical yet confronting tableaux of Candi Dentice. Exquisitely rendered landscapes form a backdrop for the surreal and symbolic subjects of her paintings, which deal with the costs of economic expansion and consumerism.

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Pink & White

Pink & White

22/01/2013 to 10/02/2013

The vast silica slopes of Otukapuarangi and Te Tarata, the Pink and White Terraces of Lake Rotomahana, were once an international tourist attraction dubbed the 'Eighth Wonder of the World'. Thought to have been completely destroyed by the eruption of Mount Tarawera in 1886, part of the Terraces were rediscovered by a group of New Zealand scientists in 2011; buried in sediment but still intact. Candi Dentice was invited to observe scientists in the subsequent project which mapped the Terraces, an experience which culminated in the unique body of work presented in Pink & White.

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New Work

New Work

12/07/2011 to 31/07/2011

Environmental messages and social commentary are presented through the whimsical yet confronting tableaux of Candi Dentice. Exquisitely rendered landscapes form a backdrop for the surreal and symbolic subjects of her paintings, which deal with the costs of economic expansion and consumerism.

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Glimpses

Glimpses

27/10/2009 to 15/11/2009

Candi Dentice creates visually engaging paintings with powerful environmental messages. Her works combine symbols and objects in unconventional ways within refined, highly detailed tableaux. Compositions are playful, whimsical and strongly narrative with emblematic references to contemporary society.

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New Work

New Work

7/10/2008 to 26/10/2008

Candi Dentice creates visually engaging paintings with powerful environmental messages. Her latest exhibition combines symbols and objects in unconventional ways within refined, highly detailed New Zealand landscapes.Her compositions are playful and whimsical narratives filled with references to contemporary society. Candi's exhibition runs from the 7th of October to the 26th of October 2008.

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