Art meets Coffee
Gallery Artist Marita Hewitt has recently designed an eco-friendly disposable coffee cup collaborating with New Zealand company, Innocent Packaging. The work printed on the cup is entitled Bibliography for an Unwritten Thesis, which presents a list of read content referencing to a hypothetical thesis on Marita’s artistic practice.
If you’re interested to learn more visit the Innocent Packaging website here
Reuben Paterson at Te Uru Waitakere
Image courtesy of Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery.
Reuben Paterson and Lonnie Hutchinson have teamed together to present ‘Relative Reciprocity’, an exhibition celebrating Matariki at Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery. Reuben and Lonnie are well-known for having firmly embedded Māori and Polynesian world-views and visual languages into their artistic practices. ‘Relative Reciprocity’ explores the recurring aesthetic, political and spiritual use of light and darkness that runs through their respective works.
The artists will be hosting a talk at Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery on Saturday 24 June at 3pm preceding the official opening celebrations from 4pm.
To read more about the exhibition, please visit Te Uru Waitakere’s website here.
Max Gimblett on Radio NZ
Radio New Zealand aired a wonderful interview with Max Gimblett on Kim Hill’s Saturday Morning programme. To listen to the interview, please visit the Radio New Zealand website here.
‘Max Gimblett: Original Mind’ showing in DocEdge Festival
The documentary, Max Gimblett: Original Mind, will feature in this year’s DocEdge Festival. The film documents the life and process of the eccentric creative genius, Max Gimblett, and provides a fascinating insight into his artistic practice. Two screening will take place in Wellington: Friday 19 May at 6:30pm and Sunday 21 May at 8:15pm; and Auckland: 2 June at 6:45pm and Sunday 4 June at 8:45pm. To book tickets, please visit DocEdge Festival’s website here.
Sarah Munro at the Adam Art Gallery
Artwork by Sarah Munro is currently included in the Adam Art Gallery’s exhibition, ‘Acting Out’. This show presents a survey of artists who have created artworks that examine the relations between bodies and forms. For more information about the exhibition as well as the public programmes relating to this show, please visit the Adam Art Gallery’s website here.
Andrew Drummond at The Suter Gallery
The Suter Gallery will be showcasing a major solo exhibition of Andrew Drummond‘s sculptures in which reworked artworks will sit alongside new large-scale pieces that explore our senses and environment. The exhibition runs from 6 May until 30 July and Andrew will be at the Gallery on Sunday 7 May to discuss his work with curator, Sarah McClintock. To read more about the exhibition, please visit the Suter Gallery’s website here.
Reuben Paterson at The Suter Gallery
Artwork by Reuben Paterson is currently featured in The River Lie at the Suter Gallery in Nelson. The exhibition features nine New Zealand artists whose artwork complicates the traditional notion of landscape. To read more about the exhibition, please visit the Suter Art Gallery’s website here, or read the Nelson Time’s article about the show here.
Toby Raine Review on Eye Contact
Congratulations to Toby Raine on his successful exhibition at the Gus Fisher Gallery which marked the conclusion of his doctoral studies at Elam School of Fine Arts. John Hurrell reviewed Toby’s show on Eye Contact, which you can read here.
For more information about available artwork by Toby Raine, please contact the Gallery.
Christmas and New Year Closure
Page Blackie Gallery will be closed from 24 December until 10 January. Stay tuned for our first exhibition of 2017, featuring works by Toss Woollaston. We wish you all a happy and safe holidays, and look forward to seeing you in 2017.
Marcia Page and James Blackie
Paul Dibble Sculpture Unveiled at the University of Otago
Paul Dibble with his new sculpture, ‘Pathways’, at the University of Otago.
Congratulations to Paul Dibble whose monumental sculpture, Pathways, was unveiled at the University of Otago on Friday 25 November. The artwork consists of five 3.2m tall figures, entitled Moving Forward, Putting Your Best Foot Forward, Looking Ahead, Resolute, and Let Us Rejoice, and was commissioned by the Stuart Residence Halls Council to celebrate its 75th anniversary. For more details about the work please see the Otago Daily Times article here.