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14 February 2014
Taranaki Daily News
By Taryn Utiger
Simon Rees has returned to Taranaki to lead the region's premier art gallery into the future. The 42-year-old has moved back to New Plymouth from Vienna with his wife Nicole and his 3-year-old son Misha. Mr Rees, who grew up in Whanganui, worked at the...
15 October 2013
artsHub - by Gina Fairley
New Zealand powerhouse gallery takes a new director with Simon Rees, at a time of great change.
Simon Rees is hardly a new face for Govett-Brewster Art Gallery and its world renowned Len Lye Centre. From 2002-2004 he was the curator of contemporary art for the gallery...
30 May 2013
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery seeks new Director
Deadline for application: Monday 15 July, 2013
Click here for further info on the position
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is New Zealand’s leading contemporary art museum and home to...
05 March 2012
On 5 March 35 years ago, Len Lye’s first ever New Zealand exhibition opened at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. The exhibition, Len Lye: Kinetic Works, featured the thunderous work Trilogy (A Flip and Two Twisters) and other kinetic works Blade and Fountain. The exhibition also featured Lye’s films...
15 December 2011
Director Rhana Devenport and all Govett-Brewster Art Gallery staff deeply regret the recent passing of Dick Bett. Dick was the Gallery’s Director from 1979 – 1984. After leaving the Gallery Dick and his family settled in Hobart, Tasmania, where he established and ran the Bett Gallery for 25 years....