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The Garden of Forking Paths: Anya Sinclair

15 November 2014 - 08 February, 2015

Anya Sinclair's works evoke her upbringing in the bush of Auckland's Waiktakere Ranges, but also bring in the sensory experiences of her travels.

John Blackburn: In the Shadow of the Mount

13 November, 2014 - 08 February, 2015

Titled simply, Blackburn's pieces often have more to them than meets the eye. 

Euan Macleod: The Painter in the Painting

17 October, 2014 - 22 February, 2015 

Featuring 50 works spanning 1984 to 2014 this is the first major survey of Macleod's work to be shown in New Zealand.

Whale Years: Paintings by Gregory O'Brien

17 October, 2014 - 08 February, 2015 

Painter and poet Gregory O'Brien found himself following the migratory routes of whales across the South Pacific Ocean. 

 

 

 

One for the Whales

17 October, 2014 - 15 February, 2015 

One for the whales is a project that commenced with an idea by the National Whale Centre's project director meeting with a number of artists 

Ian Scott:Works from the Wallace Trust Collection 1966-1998

13 September - 09 November, 2014 

Between the late 1980s and 1990s the Wallace Arts Trust acquired a wide ranging collection of 27 works by the late artist, a number of which are among his most important. 

Tracey Williams in Phantasyland

13 September - 12 October, 2014 

Tracey Williams' work appropriates everyday events, things or ideas, and represents them in ways that asks the viewer to consider how their own sense of reality is constructed.

John and Juliet

21 August - 09 November 2014 
 
John Bellany (1942 - 2013) was a major Scottish artist. He married fellow artist Juliet Gray in 1979. They met at Goldsmiths’ College of Art, London.

The Miles Art Awards 2014

15 August - 12 October, 2014 
 
The Miles Art Award 2014 - an award and accompanying exhibition held every two years.

Top Art 2014

16 July - 24 July, 2014

Top Art is an annual touring exhibition featuring a selection of the NCEA Level 3 portfolios that achieved Excellence in Visual Art in the previous year. 

Black Rainbow

28 June - 12 October, 2014 

This touring exhibition from Te Papa features black paintings by Hotere alongside Parekowhai's distinctive Venice Biennale work

 

ART101: A Beginner's Guide

14 June - 07 September, 2014 

ART101 is a journey into artistic practice touching on techniques, subject matter, materials and examples of work. ART101 aims to encourage curiosity about art.

 

 

Innocents Abroad - Touring the Pacific through a colonial lens

12 June - 17 August, 2014 

Innocents Abroad - Touring the Pacific through a colonial lens is a touring exhibition from Te Papa Tongarewa.

Bob Kerr: Number 1 Field Punishment

12 April - 08 June, 2014 

This is a powerful, narrative exhibition detailing one of the dark stories of New Zealand's involvement in World War. 

Terry Stringer: Landscape of the Head

4 April - 10 August, 2014 

An exhibition of work from leading New Zealand sculptor Terry Stringer.

A Lasting Legacy

28 March, 2014 - 08 June, 2014 

A Lasting Legacy: Horatio Gordon Robley with works by Bob Kerr & Elizabeth Kyle

Dave Roy: Lest We Forget

15 March - 08 June, 2014

With these 12 works - five bronze and stainless steel sculptures and seven mixed media - Dave Roy offers a tribute to the ANZACs. 

Whopper: Miranda Parkes

07 March - 15 June, 2014 

A new work by Christchurch artist Miranda Parkes, designed especially for the Gallery's unique Atrium space. 

 

Alex Monteith: Big Wave Aotearoa

25 January - 06 April, 2014

Big Wave Aotearoa depicts professional surfers surfing hugely dangerous ocean waves. 

Whakawhiti Δ€ria: Transmission

18 January - 30 March, 2014 

This exhibition profiles the work of three leading contemporary Maori artists, Shane Cotton, Israel Birch, and Robert Jahnke.

Aesop's Kiwi Fables: Paintings by Ray Ching

09 January - 25 March, 2014

A selection of 12 paintings and one sculpture by an artist widely acclaimed as one of the greatest contemporary painters of birds.