Exhibitions

Water Slows as it Rounds The Bend by Kate van der Drift

Water Slows as it Rounds The Bend

Kate van der Drift

12 June to 01 July 2018

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.

Upcoming Room 1

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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GLAISTER ENNOR GRADUATE ART AWARDS

Various Artists

24/07/18 to 29/07/18

Each year, the five 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.

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End of the Night

Cruz Jimenez

31/07/18 to 19/08/18

In the paintings of Cruz Jimenez, atmospheric abstractions flutter like veils across still lifes of memory and mark-making. Several of his most recent works contain emotionally evocative imagery like doves and white roses that are rich with poetic, spiritual impact. But even in the absence of such figurative directives, the penumbric, dappled contours of the abstraction tell the same tales, in tenors whispered and true.

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Portraits 1984 – 85 by Kevin Capon

Portraits 1984 – 85

Kevin Capon

12 June to 01 July 2018

This is a small selection of works from a wider body of forty photographic portraits that Kevin Capon shot throughout 1984-85. The black and white portraits captured prominent figures within the arts at the time, a snapshot of New Zealand’s creative face of the time. Portraits 1984-85 is part of the 2018 Auckland Festival of Photography CORE programme..

Upcoming Room 2

Tino Talk

Vaimaila Urale

03/07/18 to 22/07/18

For millennia, people of Moana Nui a Kiwa have practiced the artform of tatau (tattoo), communicating their heritage, lineage, history, and narratives with their body markings. Tino Talk, a series of photographic portraits by Vaimaila Urale, documents an exploration of Polynesian symbology through the act of marking the body.

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GLAISTER ENNOR GRADUATE ART AWARDS

Various Artists

24/07/18 to 29/07/18

Each year, the five 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.

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Thread

John Oxborough

31/07/18 to 19/08/18

John Oxborough explores genres such as landscape, still life and figure painting, the keystones of Western art. Most specifically he holds a significant place in New Zealand’s rich tradition of landscape painting, working from an Expressionist approach as well as an analytical one.

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