Misunderstandings and fertile misreadings– New Zealand art history and its uneasy relationship with Cubism
9 April 2017 at 2pm
Pātaka main gallery
How is Cubism in New Zealand understood today and what role did New Zealand artists’ play in shaping modernism in Aotearoa? Join our panel members Julia Waite, curator of Freedom and Structure from Auckland Art Gallery, Chelsea Nichols, curator of Art, Te Papa Tongarewa, Dr Peter Simpson and Dr Damien Skinner in a discussion with Pātaka’s contemporary art curator Mark Hutchins-Pond.
Image: Charles Tole Landscape with Stonecrusher 1970, oil on hardboard Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki Collection of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa