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)
Monday, July 11, 2016
Material Candor continues at Starkwhite through to 23 July. Richard Maloy will continue to develop his Yellow Structure (Variation) installation through the duration of the exhibition. Read more...
Image: Material Candour, installation view, Starkwhite 2016, Richard Maloy's Yellow Structure (Variation) made with the support of the Asia/NZ Co-commissioning Fund, part of CNZ's Focus on Asia Initiative
Saturday, July 9, 2016
The Christchurch Art Gallery has acquired Fiona Pardington's Still Life with Wild Wheat and Freesias (2011). The photograph is showing at the Gallery in Pardington's survey exhibition A Beautiful Hesitation.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Fiona Pardington's survey exhibition A Beautiful Hesitation opens at the Christchurch Art Gallery on Saturday, following presentations at the City Gallery Wellington and Auckland Art Gallery. The exhibition runs alongside Great Britten: A Work by Billy Apple. Both exhibitions run to 6 November.
Image: Still Life with Young Kahu, Hag Stone and Paper Nautilus, Ripiro Beach, 2014
The Newcastle Art Gallery (NSW) has acquired two paintings by Michael Zavros, both presented by Starkwhite in his solo show at Art Los Angeles Contemporary in January.
Images: The Mermaid (2015), oil on panel, 220 x 300 mm (top) and The Sunbather (2015), oil on canvas, 1800 x 1800 mm (bottom)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Daniel Crooks is in Bullet Time at the City Gallery Wellington. Curated by Robert Leonard, the show closes this weekend (10 July). You can read Leonard's catalogue essay here.
Image: Daniel Crooks, Static No. 11 (Man Running) 2008
Sunday, July 3, 2016
The Art Gallery of South Australia has acquired Michael Zavros' painting The Phoenix, which featured in the 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Magic Object. Read more...
Image: Michael Zavros, The Phoenix (2016), oil on canvas, 2200 x 2000 mm
Material Candour includes work by Gavin Hipkins, Richard Maloy and Daniel von Sturmer and runs to 22 July. Read More...
Image: installation view of Material Candour installation view, Starkwhite 2016, Richard Maloy's Yellow Structure (Variation) made with the support of the Asia/NZ Co-commissioning Fund, part of CNZ's Focus on Asia Initiative
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Rebecca Baumann's Manoeuvres (2015) is in the exhibition New Romance: art and the posthuman at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. The show, which has been curated by Anna Davis (MCA, Sydney) and Houngcheoi Choi (MMCA, Seoul), runs to 4 September. Read more...
Image: Rebecca Baumann, Manoeuvres ((2015), flip-dot boards, control hardware, custom software, vinyl, steel. Software and control engineering by Future Perfect. This work was originally commissioned by the Fremantle Arts Centre
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Our next show features a variation of Richard Maloy's Yellow Structure, presented in the Encounters section of Art Basel Hong Kong 2016, curated by Alexie Glass-Kantor. The presentation was with the generous support of the Asia Foundation and Creative New Zealand, delivered through their Asia/NZ Co-comissioning Fund. The exhibition also includes Gavin Hipkins' The Port, a large 12-part photogram, and a suite of videos from Daniel von Sturmer's small world series (courtesy of Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne). The exhibition runs from 28 June to 23 July.
Image: Richard Maloy, Yellow Structure 2016 (detail), cardboard, tape and acrylic paint, dimensions variable.
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Fiona Pardington's survey exhibition A Beautiful Hesitation closes at the Auckland Art Gallery on Sunday and then moves to the Christchurch Art Gallery. You can catch Fiona in conversation with her brother Neil at the Auckland Art Gallery on Sunday at 1pm.
Image: Fiona Pardington, Moonlight de Sade, 2010, C-type, courtesy Musee de l'Homme, Paris
Friday, June 17, 2016
Alicia Frankovich presents World is home plant (2016) in Trans-Coprporeal Metabolism - 12th edition of the Performance Project, Liste 2016 on 18 June. Read more...
Image: Liste press image
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
An installation view of Gavin Hipkins photograph The Coil in Emanations: The Art of the Cameraless Photograph at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. Curated by Geoffrey Batchen, the show runs to 14 August 2016.
Gavin Hipkins, The Coil 1998. 32 silver gelatin pints each 510 x 400 mm