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Chinese winds of change blow at Govett-Brewster

Saturday, 5 December 2009, 10:31 am | Govett Brewster Gallery

China in four seasons: Zhang Peili addresses the work of an artist at the threshold of experimental practice in media arts in China since the 1980s. He is a formative pioneer of video art practice in China thanks to groundbreaking work in the late ... More >>

Colombian explorer-artist on Expedition to NZ

Thursday, 3 December 2009, 3:38 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

Taking the role of eighteenth and nineteenth century botanical explorers, Alberto Baraya collects, catalogues and displays artificial plants from some of the earth’s most fertile places. The elaborate botanical displays of Baraya’s ongoing Herbarium ... More >>

Science, nature & art in Govett-Brewster's summer

Monday, 9 November 2009, 3:56 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

Nature, science and uncertainty are explored in the summer season exhibitions at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. Colombia’s Alberto Baraya investigates the role of a 19th century expeditionary botanist, Len Lye looks to science to spark his imagination, ... More >>

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery presents Nalini Malani

Friday, 18 September 2009, 9:07 am | Govett Brewster Gallery

One of India’s most prominent artists Nalini Malani – who has gained an international reputation for her brilliantly layered media installations – is presenting her work at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand, from October ... More >>

Holiwater: Installation and performances

Tuesday, 15 September 2009, 1:49 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

Holiwater, a two-week installation embracing photography and film, classical Baul singing, electronic music, and breathtaking live performances, opens at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery this month. More >>

Judith Wright: Conversations

Wednesday, 9 September 2009, 4:08 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

The upcoming exhibition opening at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery,Judith Wright: Conversations,surveys the artist’s work since 1990 up to the present day in a diverse range of media, including paintings, artist books and haunting video-based works. ... More >>

Len Lye the book –due for launch 25 September 2009

Tuesday, 8 September 2009, 9:57 am | Govett Brewster Gallery

Len Lye, a new book showcasing one of New Zealand’s most inspirational and influential artists, throws fresh light on the inventive vitality and incredible diversity of the work of Len Lye (1901-1980). This fascinating look at one of the country’s ... More >>

Digital Marae/Lisa Reihana

Thursday, 20 August 2009, 2:13 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

This richly illustrated, modestly-sized publication is devoted to a major ongoing photographic and video project by one of Aotearoa New Zealand's foremost artists. More >>

Prize takes Darcy Lange exhibition to Europe

Thursday, 13 August 2009, 9:40 am | Govett Brewster Gallery

Pioneering New Zealand video artist Darcy Lange gains a new European audience next week – thanks to a prize-winning bid by the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. More >>

Governors' Award Celebration

Monday, 27 July 2009, 10:26 am | Govett Brewster Gallery

On 20 July 2009 the Arts Foundation of New Zealand honoured the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery with their prestigious Governors’ Award. Director Rhana Devenport and staff of the Govett-Brewster warmly invite past and present supporters to join them ... More >>

NZ contemporary art honoured by Arts Foundation

Tuesday, 21 July 2009, 4:45 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

The unequalled commitment of New Plymouth’s Govett-Brewster Art Gallery to New Zealand contemporary art was honoured yesterday (20 July) by the Arts Foundation of New Zealand with their prestigious Governor’s Award. Presented in an event at ... More >>

Largest Len Lye exhibition ever opens in Melbourne

Monday, 13 July 2009, 4:21 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

The largest and most comprehensive Len Lye exhibition to date opens at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Federation Square, Melbourne on 16 July 2009. Celebrating the work of New Zealand’s most internationally renowned and pioneering ... More >>

China in Four Seasons: Jin Jiangbo

Wednesday, 17 June 2009, 10:41 am | Govett Brewster Gallery

Opening 4 July 2009, the vast and penetrating photographs of acclaimed artist Jin Jiangbo mark the beginning of the Govett-Brewster’s major series China in Four Seasons. Eschewing the national survey format in favour of a year long project comprising ... More >>

New book on NZ video pioneer Darcy Lange

Tuesday, 19 May 2009, 11:54 am | Govett Brewster Gallery

Latest Govett-Brewster publication surveys work of New Zealand video pioneer Darcy Lange The work of pioneering New Zealand video artist Darcy Lange (1946-2005) is celebrated in the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s latest publication Darcy Lange: ... More >>

Govett-Brewster winter exhibitions

Saturday, 16 May 2009, 12:31 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

All five artists involved in the forthcoming suite of exhibitions at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery confront urgent issues of contemporary society. Jin Jiangbo from China; Mark Adams, Bruce Connew and John Miller from New Zealand; and Mieke Gerritzen from ... More >>

Govett-Brewster’s latest Open Window project

Monday, 6 April 2009, 4:22 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

This month the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s newest Open window project evokes a spiritual presence. For five weeks every half an hour recordings of church bells will chime from the window of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. The sound installation ... More >>

One Day Sculpture - Ultimate cinematic experience

Tuesday, 10 March 2009, 10:31 am | Govett Brewster Gallery

This month, Govett-Brewster International Artist in Residence Javier Téllez will present his highly anticipated ONE DAY SCULPTURE project in Opunake on Sunday, 22 March 2009, 11.00am - 2.00pm. INTERMISSION will feature a live lion prowling the ... More >>

Govett-Brewster unveils autumn exhibitions

Tuesday, 24 February 2009, 4:07 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

A wealth of contemporary art is set to be revealed at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery this autumn. The Gallery welcomes New York-based Venezuelan artist Javier Téllez to New Zealand for the first time. More >>

SCANZ 2009: February 6 – 29 March

Wednesday, 28 January 2009, 5:04 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery in association with Solar Circuit Aotearoa New Zealand (SCANZ) presents the SCANZ exhibition – Raranga Tangata – opening 6 February 2009. SCANZ is a project-based residency and workshop for international and national ... More >>

Len Lye: Chronosome

Thursday, 4 December 2008, 1:46 pm | Govett Brewster Gallery

The work of Len Lye makes a welcome return to the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery this summer with the exhibition Len Lye: Chronosome from 6 December 2008 to 16 March 2009. More >>





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