Simon Mark Puglia 2014

Simon Mark – Chance Encounters

26 February-6 April 2015

Simon Mark’s photographs explore the aesthetic possibilities inherent in chance encounters, seeking to capture the eruption of contradiction in representations of the real.

Current Exhibitions
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Jenny O’Connor – Visible Women at 60

6-29 March 2015

This exhibition gently pulls back the curtain and allows a glimpse into the personal experience of being 60 in today’s world. The show features 60 portraits of New Zealand women who were 60 in the year their photograph was taken.

Current Exhibitions
Robin White with Ruha Fifita Ko e Hala Hangatonu 2013 (2)

Robin White with Ruha Fifita – Ko e Hala Hangatonu: The Straight Path

7 December 2014 – 8 March 2015

Iconic New Zealand artist Robin White has collaborated with Tongan artist Ruha Fifita over a number of years to create a monumental installation of ngatu (painted tapa) to be exhibited at Pataka Art + Museum this Summer.

Current Exhibitions, EXHIBITIONS
Tim Veling Sapporo White 2012

IMAGINE ASIA: New Zealand artists respond to contemporary Asia

February 22 – 17 May 2015

Since 2007 the Asia New Zealand Foundation has run a programme of residency opportunities in Asia for emerging and mid-career New Zealand artists. An exhibition of works by artists who have benefitted from these residencies will be opened at Pataka Art + Museum in early 2015 as part of the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s 20th anniversary celebrations.

Current Exhibitions
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Paul McLachlan – Home Ground

22 Feb – 17 May 2015

The ten portraits of young men in military uniform that make up Paul McLachlan’s Home Ground series are based on marble statues of soldiers which were carved in Italy, and erected throughout New Zealand to commemorate the Great War.

Current Exhibitions