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GLEN HAYWARD

dendrochronology

You’ve probably owned a Toyota Corolla. Or you’ve dated someone who did, or your dad drove one. Glen Hayward’s most vivid Corolla memory is of the wrecked one he used to play in as... Read More
ends 18
February

GRAHAME SYDNEY: ETCHED IN TIME

Early works from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery Collection

Grahame Sydney is one of New Zealand’s pre-eminent artists. Born in Dunedin in 1948 and having lived most of his life in Otago, Sydney’s distinctive style and subject matter have become sy... Read More
ends 18
February

PHILIP JARVIS

Toothpaste Tubes doing Parkour

Philip Jarvis, a Dunedin-based artist renowned for his off-beat ceramics, has turned the Rear Window Gallery into a bathroom filled with parkour-practicing toothpaste tubes. Balancing on furniture a... Read More
ends 25
February

GORDON WALTERS

New Vision

Gordon Walters (1919–1995) is one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most significant modernist artists. For more than five decades, he explored the abstract potential of a limited range of forms... Read More
ends 8
April

SHANNON NOVAK

The Expanded Gallery

In The Expanded Gallery, Shannon Novak explores the potential to extend his work beyond the physical boundaries of the gallery. Expanding from the gallery walls into a range of physical and digital re... Read More
ends 9
April

SOUTHERN SELECTIONS

Collecting Frances Hodgkins in Otago

Southern Selections: Collecting Frances Hodgkins in Otago reveals the enduring legacy of Frances Hodgkins in Otago art collections. It offers a view back to some of Hodgkins’s earliest patrons... Read More
ends 29
April

WORLD VIEW

Mapping the Dunedin Public Art Gallery Collection

World View takes a journey through the Dunedin Public Art Gallery collection, mapping the geographical strengths that have come to shape it over time. From the Italian Renaissance, through Edo perio... Read More
ends 30
December

ANDREW BARBER

Folly (stone carpet)

In this site-specific floor painting, Andrew Barber reclaims the floor as a legitimate site for contemporary art. Folly (stone carpet) taps into an historic vein of decorative approaches to flooring a... Read More
ends 31
December