Featured Edition of the Week

Jeffrey Harris, Autumn, 1988, Sugarlift etching with aquatint, 790mm x 1065mm, $4,600, Artist’s Proof

One of the best times of year is upon us. There is nothing not to love about Autumn – falling leaves, bonfires and the darkness.

Page Blackie Gallery collaboration | Urban Art Agency

Page Blackie Gallery is excited to be supporting a new initiative showcasing the work of New Zealand artists on the streets of Wellington.

The Urban Art Series is led by Urban Art Agency with support from Wellington City Council as part of Adshel NZ’s community outreach programme, dedicating digital advertising space to art. Working with contemporary galleries as well as various national museums and collections including Te Papa, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, and Wellington City Council Art Collection, the Urban Art Series aims to give visibility to art that may not often be seen by the general public.

With a particular focus on Wellington artists, for this iteration of the Urban Art Series, Page Blackie Gallery presents work by Derek Cowie, Karl Maughan, Heather Straka, Ngatai Taepa, Elizabeth Thomson, and John Walsh.

Please contact Page Blackie Gallery for available works

Featured Edition of the Week

Grahame Sydney, Barne Glacier 3, 1/10, 2008, Lambda print on archival Endura paper, 470mm x 700mm, $1,750

As we transition from hot summer days to cold winter nights, we are reflecting on the splendours of the icy landscapes captured during Grahame Sydney’s journey to the Antarctic in November 2003, then again in October 2006 at the invitation of Antarctica New Zealand. “I absolutely felt comfortable there, aesthetically. For someone like me who likes those skeletal things and absences and reductions, it was really beautiful.” Although Grahame shoots digital images, he does not alter or edit them – “that’s when photographers play at being painters,” he says.

Featured Edition of the Week

Wyn Evans Cerith, Brasilia 01.09.04, 2006, C-Print, Edition of 100, 254mm x 305mm, $1,600

Featured Edition of the Week

Paul Dibble, Rabbit Fights Back (Larger Model), 2016, Cast patinated bronze, 450mm x 400mm x 120mm, $7,500, Edition of 10

Toi Art at Te Papa Tongarewa

We’re delighted to see work by two of our artists Reuben Paterson and Ngataiharuru Taepa represented in ‘Kaleidoscope: Abstract Aotearoa‘, one of the new exhibitions that have opened as part of Toi Art, Te Papa‘s new art gallery. The exhibition explores colour, shape, and pattern in the Pacific, and also features works by Rebecca Baumann, Gordon Bennett, Stella Brennan, Helen Calder, Steve Carr, Julian Dashper, Mikala Dwyer, Ralph Hotere, Lonnie Hutchinson, Richard Killeen, Len Lye, Milan Mrkusich, Ani O’Neill, Bridget Riley, Theo Schoon, Ian Scott, Tiffany Singh, Carl Sydow, Anaha Te Rahui, Geoff Thornley, Sopolemalama Filipe Tohi, and Gordon Walters.

 

Featured Edition of the Week

Brent Wong, Matrix (1971), Giclee print, 680mm x 545mm, $1,800, Edition of 500

Featured Edition of the Week

Philip Clairmont, Hiroshima mon amour, A/P, 1979, Linocut, 450mm x 335mm, $1,800

Featured on the front cover of Craccum, Auckland University Students Association, 6 August 1980. This exquisitely harrowing work is Clairmont’s protest against the French nuclear testing in the Pacific and the consequences of the testing. This Artist’s  Proof is signed by the artist.

Featured Edition of the week

Heather Straka, Kia Ora, 2012, Silkscreen print, 650mm x 490mm, $1,500

Featured Edition of the week

Michael Smither,
Massage Towels and Blankets, 2009, Screenprint, 750mm x 565mm, $600