David Trubridge – So Far

David Trubridge

David Trubridge – So Far: A Maker’s Journey

8 June – 24 August 2014

David Trubridge is one of New Zealand’s most internationally celebrated designers. So Far tells the story of Trubridge’s development over the last four decades by showcasing many of his most celebrated pieces.

Current Exhibitions, EXHIBITIONS

Fiona Pardington – EREWHON: Left for Dead in the Field of Dreams

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Fiona Pardington
EREWHON: Left for Dead in the Field of Dreams

30 May – 21 September 2014

Fiona Pardington created a new body of work in 2012 to be shown at the Biennale of Contemporary Art in Ukraine, which will now be shown at Pataka. The installation comprises seven portraits of Maori and mixed-race women from Ngai Tahu making facial expressions used in traditional Maori ceremony and adorned in potent mythological symbols.

Current Exhibitions, EXHIBITIONS

Tonga ‘i Onopooni: Tonga Contemporary

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Tonga ‘i Onopooni: Tonga Contemporary

12 April – 24 August 2014

Pataka is delighted to present Tonga ‘i Onopooni: Tonga Contemporary, an exhibition of work by thirteen Tongan New Zealand artists. From sculpture to painting, photography, video and installation, the exhibition showcases the strength and vitality of their work.

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Seraphine Pick – Looking like someone else


Séraphine Pick – Looking like someone else

30 May – 20 September 2014

Pataka’s first solo exhibition of paintings by Séraphine Pick brings together a selection of her finest, rarely seen portraits spanning 19 years of her practice.

Current Exhibitions, EXHIBITIONS

Innovating with Tradition – Pakistan’s Miniature Art Exhibition

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Innovating with Tradition – Pakistan’s Miniature Contemporary Art Exhibition

14 August – 14 September 2014

Innovating with Tradition Pataka and the High Commission for Pakistan present an exhibition that brings together a collection of new artwork by young Pakistani artists.

Current Exhibitions, EXHIBITIONS