Monday, August 21, 2017

Billy Apple in ArtAsiaPacific


The latest issue of ArtAsiaPacific magazine includes a review of  Billy Apple's career by Martin Patrick.
Image: Billy Apple, 2017, acrylic on linen, 800x800 mm

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

John Stezaker at Starkwhite 17 August


Don't miss the lecture by John Stezaker at Starkwhite tomorrow, Thursday 17 August at 6pm.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The dark arts at the City Gallery Wellington


Fiona Pardington is represented in the exhibition Occulture: The Dark Arts at the City Gallery Wellington. Curated by Aaron Lister, the exhibition runs from 12 August to 19 November 2013. Read more...
Image: Fiona Pardington, Knight of Cups, Pomegranates and Pearls, Ripiro 2013, dimensions variable

Saturday, August 12, 2017

John Stezaker lecture at Starkwhite


Renowned British artist John Stezaker will present a lecture at Starkwhite on Thursday 17 August at 6pm. The lecture has been organized through a partnership between the City Gallery Wellington, the Elam School of Fine Arts (University of Auckland) and Starkwhite. Stezaker is in New Zealand for the exhibition John Stezaker: Lost World at the City Gallery Wellington. Read more...
Image: John Stezaker, Mask (Film Portrait Collage) CCVII 2016, courtesy of The Approach, London

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Martin Basher: Hawaiian Tropic


Martin Basher's exhibition Hawaiian Tropic runs to 26 August. Read more...
Image: Installation view of Hawaiian Tropic

Starkwhite in Art Collector


The latest issue of Art Collector magazine (Australia) has a six-page spread on Starkwhite with an article by Sue Gardiner.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Martin Basher opening

Martin Basher's latest show at Starkwhite opens on Tuesday 1 August 2017 from 6 to 8pm. Read more...
Image: Martin Basher, Untitled (2017), oil, acrylic and pigment ink on canvas, 1800 x 1400 mm. 

Friday, July 7, 2017

Clinton Watkins at Sydney Contemporary


Clinton Watkins' video Hawk (2013) has been selected for the video section of Sydney Contemporary 2017 curated this year by Serena Bentley, curator at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne. 
Image: video still of Hawk (2013) by Clinton Watkins 

Starkwhite at Sydney Contemporary


With two fairs under our belt this year (Art Los Angeles Contemporary, January 2017 and Art Basel Hong Kong, March 2017), we are looking forward to Sydney Contemporary in September where we will present an exhibition of works by Fiona Pardington and Michael Zavros.
Image: Carriageworks, the venue for Sydney Contemporary, 7-10 September 2017.

Fiona Pardington in Paperboy


The latest issue of Paperboy includes an article by Glenn Fielding on Fiona Pardington and her Starkwhite exhibition Nabokov's Blues: The Charmed Circle. Read more...
Image: Fiona Pardington photographed by Meek Zuiderwyk for Paperboy

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Fiona Pardington opens at Starkwhite


Fiona Pardington's exhibition Nabokov's Blues: The Charmed Circle opens at Starkwhite on Thursday 22 June, from 5.30-8pm. Nabokov scholar Brian Boyd will speak at 7pm.
Image: Installation view of Nabokov's Blues: The Charmed Circle at the Honolulu Biennial (2017). Fiona Pardington wishes to acknowledge the generous support of Creative New Zealand; Distinguished Professor Brian Boyd, University of Auckland; Macroscopic Solutions; Robert Dirig; Anne Freita; Vladimir Nabokov Literary Foundation; Anthony Marx, Carolyn Broomhead and Thomas Lannon of New York Public Library. With thanks to the Musée Cantonal de Zoologie, Lausanne; Cornell University Insect Collection, Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection and the Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room for Rare Books and Manuscripts of the New York Public Library, NY.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

New Seung Yul Oh commission


Seung Yul Oh's Upon a Pond and Drop a Loop opens at the Albany Stadium Pool O Te Ha on Saturday 17 June. The new sculpture has been  commissioned by the Upper Harbour Local Board, Auckland.
Image: Upon a Pond photographed by Toaki Okano for Paperboy

Coming up at Starkwhite


Fiona Pardington's exhibition Nabokov's Blues: The Charmed Circle opens at Starkwhite on Thursday 22 June. The show features works from her presentation at the 2017 Honolulu Biennial, along with more recent images.
Image: a new work from the Charmed Circle series, with thanks to Creative New Zealand and Musee cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne 

Friday, June 9, 2017

Paperboy covers FrenchBayDarkly...


This week's edition of Paperboy includes an insightful piece of writing by Anthony Byrt on John Reynolds' exhibition FrenchBayDarkly... The show closes at Starkwhite on Saturday 17 June.
Image: John Reynolds photographed by Meek Zuiderwyk for Paperboy

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Laith McGregor amongst finalists for $50,000 prize


Laith McGregor is one of five finalists for this year's Sidney Myer Fund Australia Ceramics Award. The winner of the $50,000 acquisitive prize will be announced on 17 June at the opening of an exhibition of the finalists work at the Shepparton Art Museum.
Image: Laith McGregor's Nassau (2014)

Fiona Pardington in the Queen's Birthday honours list


Fiona Pardington has been awarded an MNZM (Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit) . Announced in yesterday's Queen's Birthday honors list, the award recognizes Fiona's exceptional services to photography.
Image: Fiona Pardington

Friday, May 26, 2017

Nature at its Queerest


Contemporary HUM has published Nature at its Queerest, Ulrike Gerhardt's essay in response to Alicia Frankovich's solo exhibition at the Kunstverein Dusseldorf OUTSIDE BEFORE BEYOND, curated by Eva Birkenstock. HUM is a new online publication dedicated to documenting New Zealand projects abroad.
Image: Installation view of OUTSIDE BEFORE BEYOND at the Kunstverein Dusseldorf

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Over and Over Again - The Legacy of Gordon Walters


Tina Barton will present Over and Over Again - The Legacy of Gordon Walters at the Auckland Art Gallery auditorium on Wednesday 17 May from 12 - 1.30pm. Her lecture is part of a post-graduatate seminar series presented by the Elam School of Fine Arts and Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. The lecture is open to the public.
Image: photograph of Gordon Walters taken by Margaret Orbell

Magic Mike reviewed by John McDonald in SMH


This link takes you to John McDonald's review in the Sydney Morning Herald of Michael Zavros' exhibition Magic Mike at the Newcastle Art Gallery.
Image: Michael Zavros, Phoebe is 8/Tom Ford, 2013, oil on board, 23 x 15.6 cm

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Richard Maloy takes up residency in Tokyo


Richard Maloy has been awarded an Asia New Zealand Foundation / Creative New Zealand residency at Youkobo in Tokyo, which he will begin in April.
Image: Richard Maloy, Blue Plane (2000), colour photograph