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Hany Armanious’ Selflok comes to City Gallery Wellington

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 1:25 pm | City Gallery Wellington

Elves, beer steins and wax ice-cream cones are all part of Hany Armanious’ whimsical, mysterious and playful installation, Selflok, which is coming to City Gallery Wellington this September. More >>

A Mesmerising Exploration of Time at City Gallery

Monday, 7 July 2014, 4:21 pm | City Gallery Wellington

Giant ticking metronomes, bicycle wheels, a shadowy march of figures – South African artist William Kentridge’s stunning multi-channel video work has captivated audiences across the globe and will soon be shown in New Zealand, at City Gallery Wellington, ... More >>

Celebrate Matariki with Dudley Benson

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 5:23 pm | City Gallery Wellington

Dudley Benson, Kiwi composer and performer extraordinaire, will be performing at City Gallery’s Tuatara Open Late on Thursday 3 July as part of Matariki Wellington’s Art Night: Pō Whakaatu Toi event. For one magical-Matariki night, free buses will ... More >>

Catch the Art Night bus for Matariki

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 10:58 am | City Gallery Wellington

City Gallery is delighted to be a part of Matariki Wellington – a region-wide arts festival welcoming the Maori New Year with events and exhibitions throughout June and July. More >>

Chris Marker's Owls at Noon Prelude: The Hollow Men

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 4:52 pm | City Gallery Wellington

From June 21, City Gallery commemorates the centenary of WWI with an emotive eight-screen video installation by pioneer French filmmaker Chris Marker, Owls at Noon Prelude: The Hollow Men (2005). More >>

Linguistic Galaxies in the Mind’s Eye

Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 5:18 pm | City Gallery Wellington

Obsessed with everyday language, Brisbane artist Grant Stevens’ computer-generated videos feature words sourced from TV, movies and the Internet. His multi-video exhibition, opening at City Gallery on 28 June, explores human psychology and communication in ... More >>

Local Hero of Typography

Monday, 14 April 2014, 2:05 pm | City Gallery Wellington

City Gallery is pleased to announce Churchward Samoa, a new exhibition featuring the work of Joseph Churchward QSM (1932–2013), a local hero of typography. More >>

Photography exhibition direct from Venice Biennale

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 11:10 am | City Gallery Wellington

Direct from the 2013 Venice Biennale, City Gallery presents Lexicon, an exhibition by acclaimed Dutch art and fashion photographer, Viviane Sassen. All photographs in Lexicon were shot in Africa. More >>

Playful, interactive exhibition

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 10:57 am | City Gallery Wellington

The large high-energy sculptures and playful shapes of Korean-New Zealand artist Seung Yul Oh are coming to City Gallery Wellington. MOAMOA, A Decade opens 31st More >>

Festival goers to be treated for ‘Art Anxiety’

Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 11:27 am | City Gallery Wellington

During the NZ Festival, City Gallery is aware that many people will be suffering from ‘Art Anxiety', or what has come to be known as KUNST ANGST. In response to this, City Gallery has called on the help of Melbourne based, Wellington artist Jason ... More >>

Photographs of 1981 Springbok tour to be exhibited

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 2:18 pm | City Gallery Wellington

Photographs of the 1981 Springbok tour and 1970s anti-apartheid protests feature in John Miller’s Tour Scrums , which opens on Saturday 1 February 2014. More >>

Turner Prize winner Simon Starling comes to City Gallery

Wednesday, 8 January 2014, 5:13 pm | City Gallery Wellington

For the New Zealand Festival, City Gallery Wellington is excited to be presenting an exhibition by Turner Prize-winning artist Simon Starling, opening on Friday 21 February. In Speculum is the first survey of the artist’s work in Australasia, ... More >>

City Gallery Wellington congratulates curator

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 6:40 pm | City Gallery Wellington

City Gallery Wellington is delighted that Robert Leonard has been announced as the curator for New Zealand’s presentation at the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015. Robert Leonard earlier this year was appointed Senior Curator at City Gallery Wellington, ... More >>

Gregory Crewdson: In a Lonely Place

Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 1:05 pm | City Gallery Wellington

City Gallery Wellington is delighted to present Gregory Crewdson: In a Lonely Place 15 June–8 September 2013), the first solo exhibition in New Zealand of the internationally renowned, New York-based photographer, Gregory Crewdson. More >>

City Gallery Wellington Announces Senior Curator

Friday, 26 April 2013, 10:04 am | City Gallery Wellington

MEDIA RELEASE 26 April 2013 City Gallery Wellington Announces Senior Curator City Gallery Wellington is delighted to announce the appointment of Robert Leonard to the position of Senior Curator. More >>

Shane Cotton: The Hanging Sky

Wednesday, 17 April 2013, 12:08 pm | City Gallery Wellington

The first chance to see Shane Cotton’s newest paintings at City Gallery Wellington. During the 1990s Shane Cotton (Ngāpuhi: Ngāti Rangi, Ngāti Hine, Te Uri Taniwha) emerged as a provocative voice in New Zealand art. His detailed and probing paintings ... More >>

City Gallery Wellington announces free Wi-Fi

Thursday, 4 April 2013, 11:05 am | City Gallery Wellington

City Gallery Wellington is delighted to announce that the Gallery is now offering free Wi-Fi for its visitors. With the support of CityLink in partnership with Wellington City Council cbdfree, Wellington’s free public Wi-Fi service, has been extended ... More >>

Lye in the Square - 13 April 2013

Wednesday, 27 March 2013, 2:48 pm | City Gallery Wellington

City Gallery is lifting Len Lye’s films out of the gallery and into Civic Square for an evening of fizzing art and moving music, Lye in the Square. More >>

Len Lye: Kaleidoscope, A Major Exhibition Of Kinetic Works

Friday, 8 February 2013, 2:32 pm | City Gallery Wellington

Len Lye: Kaleidoscope A Major Exhibition Of Kinetic Works At City Gallery Wellington ‘I came to look at the way things moved by trying to feel their movement in my body, in my muscles, in my bones.’ —Len Lye Len Lye fans are in for a treat when ... More >>

Moving on Asia: towards a New Art Network 2004–2013

Thursday, 31 January 2013, 12:01 pm | City Gallery Wellington

Moving on Asia: towards a New Art Network 2004–2013 A feast of Asian video art at City Gallery Wellington City Gallery Wellington may be mistaken for a darkened cinema from February 2013, when the Gallery will present the fascinating, funny and ... More >>

 

 

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