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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
The exhibition ‘Undreamed of … 50 Years of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship’ opens today at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery and the Hocken Library. Featuring work by Page Blackie Gallery artists, Heather Straka, Andrew Drummond, and Sarah Munro, the exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship. The show is presented at both the Dunedin Public Art Gallery and Hocken Collections and includes work by all 48 of the Fellows offering a snapshot of the rich diversity of artists and art practices that have been fostered by the Fellowship – painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography and digital media are all represented. Recent works by many of the artists will be shown alongside those made during the Fellowship, revealing how their practice has developed over the intervening years. To read more about the exhibition, please visit Dunedin Public Art Gallery’s website here.
Page Blackie Gallery is proud to announce Toby Raine is joining the Gallery as a represented artist. Toby is currently completing his doctoral studies at Elam School of Fine Arts and will conclude his studies with a solo exhibition at Gus Fisher Gallery from 11 November to 17 December. To view Toby’s stunning paintings, please visit his artist page here, and to find out more about his upcoming exhibition at the Gus Fisher Gallery, please visit their website here.