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BEVERLY RHODES: Dancing in the Dark

27 Jan – 26 Feb 2017

Dancing in the Dark is a continuation of Beverly Rhodes’ recent body of work Dancing to Remember, Dancing to Forget in which a solitary dancer, not young and not expert, performs alone in an uncluttered room.

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KOLOSE: The Art of Tuvalu Crochet by Fafine Niutao i Aotearoa

27 Jan – 26 Feb 2017

Fafine Niutao i Aotearoa is a collective of Tuvalu women from Niutao Island, based in New Zealand. They work together producing Kolose: Tuvaluan crochet, which take form in tops, dresses, petticoats and are distinctive features on wall hangings. Kolose illustrates the adoption and continual development of art practices whilst highlighting the supporting structure of women as knowledge holders. Often gifted, the brightly coloured and free-styled patterns of Kolose portray the love for one’s community, culture and island.

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FREEDOM AND STRUCTURE: Cubism and New Zealand Art 1930–1960

26 Feb – 21 May 2017

Freedom and Structure looks at the significant effect of Cubism on New Zealand painting, and reveals its impact on the work of initial adopters John Weeks, Louise Henderson and Colin McCahon, and others including Melvin Day, Charles Tole and Wilfred Stanley Wallis. This exhibition explores how these artists incorporated the radical language of this style, weaving it into their work in inventive ways.

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ROGER MORTIMER: Dilemma Hill

26 Feb – 21 May 2017

The exhibition Roger Mortimer: Dilemma Hill surveys the last 16 years of Mortimer’s art practice; from the elaborate calligraphy of quirky early works based on bills, bureaucratic documents and mail order catalogues, to his recent exploration of imagery drawn from illustrated manuscripts of Dante’s 14th century epic poem, the Divine Comedy.

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25th ANNUAL WALLACE ART AWARDS 2016

26 Feb – 7 May 2017

The Annual Wallace Art Awards are 25 years old this year. They are the longest-surviving and largest annual art awards of their kind in New Zealand, with a prize value amounting to over $220,000. The Awards continue to encourage and support the visual arts in New Zealand, as well as highlighting artists who are creating remarkable work.

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