Saturday, August 27, 2016
Thursday, August 25, 2016
In 1984 Colin McCahon tragically went missing on the eve of his survey exhibition I WILL NEED WORDS, staged as a satellite show of the 1984 Biennale of Sydney, In his new project WalkWithMe... John Reynolds speculated on the passible nature of those missing hours. The exhibition opens on Tuesday 30 August 6 - 8 pm.
Image: John Reynolds, WalkWithMe... 2016 (detail), silver marker and acrylic paint on linen, 2.1 x 10 meters
Monday, August 22, 2016
The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation has purchased Michael Zavros' Bad Dad for the gallery's permanent collection. Considered to be one of the artist's finest (and most famous) paintings, Bad Dad was a finalist in the 2013 Archibald Prize (Art Gallery of New South Wales) and featured in the exhibition Bad Dad at Starkwhite in 2014 and in our solo show of Zavros' work at Art Basel Hong Kong 2015.
Image: Michael Zavros, Bad Dad, 2103, oil on canvas 110 x 150 cm
The Auckland Art Gallery has acquired 49 works from John Reynolds Epistomadolgies series through a part purchase/part gift arrangement, adding to a suite of 22 works already in the gallery's collection.
Image: John Reynolds, Epistomadologies (32) 2001, oil stick on paper, 1000 x 700 mm
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Sunday, August 14, 2016
Gavin Hipkins' Romance (Tiger) ia showing in Beasts at the Christchurch Art Gallery. Read more...
Image: Gavin Hipkins, Romance (Tiger) 2004, C-type photograph, 1500 x 900 mm. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Cell Culture by Billy Apple and Dr Craig Hilton is being presented at the Suter Gallery from 27 August to 4 September 2016 in conjunction with the Queenstown Research Week staged this year in Nelson.
Photographs from Jin Jiangbo's series Shanghai Ye! Shanghai are currently showing at the National Art Museum of Chin at, Beijing.
Image: installation view of Jin Jiangbo's Shanghai Ye! Shanghai at Starkwhite (2010)
Laith McGregor is in SIRENS (I HEARD VOICES IN THE NIGHT) at Gertrude Contemporary's Glasshouse, Melbourne. In this exhibition initiated by singer/songwriter Ben Abraham, artists respond to tracks on his debut album Sirens. The show runs from 13 August - 3 September 2016. Read more...
In his exhibition Long Division, Matt Henry responds to the architecture of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery (27 August - 27 November 2016). Read more...
Image: Matt Henry, installation detail, Vernacular Painting, Starkwhite 2011
Friday, August 12, 2016
Rebecca Baumann is represented in the Set in Motion at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, an exhibition exploring light, sound and motion through the work of Len Lye and four contemporary artists. Read more...
Image: Rebecca Baumann, Once more with feeling (2014)
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Sunday, July 24, 2016
The Analysis of Billy Apple's Genome is running at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery to 14 August. Developed by the artist and Dr Craig Hilton, it is an extension of The Immortalisation of Billy Apple® which has been staged at Starkwhite (Stage 1 and Stage 2) and also by Starkwhite at Art Basel Hong in 2013. Read more...
Friday, July 22, 2016
Laith McGregor's Modern God is showing at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne in Basil Sellers Art Prize 5.
Image: Laith McGregor, Modern God, 2016 (detail) pen and ink on paper
Daniel von Sturmer's installation Electric Light 2016 closes this weekend at Anna Schwartz Gallery and our exhibition Material Candor (which includes three of his videos) also closes on Saturday.
Image: Electric Light, 2016, Installation view, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne
Thursday, July 14, 2016
The Christchurch Art Gallery will host a function tomorrow night (15th) to celebrate the launch of Fiona Pardington's survey exhibition A Beautiful Hesitation and Great Britten! A Work by Billy Apple. Both run to 6 November.
Image: Fiona Pardington, Heartsick (1994), from Medical Suite 1994-1999
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Billy Apple blurs the line between art and life with an installation at the Christchurch City Gallery celebrating the record-shattering 1995 campaign of the Britten V1000 motorbike. Great Britten!: A Work by Billy Apple opens on Friday evening 16 July. Read more...
Image: John Britten with his motorbike (1995)