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Showing items in November 2008.

NOV 14

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery auction raises $30,000

14 November 2008

The Friends of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery have raised $30,000 following a spirited fundraising auction. More than 160 attended The Lifestyles of the Rich and Shameless Auction held at the Gallery last Friday night. The popular auction saw dozens of satisfied supporters walk away with packages... More »

NOV 12

Bumper crowds for Peter Robinson: Snow Ball Blind Time

12 November 2008

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s highly anticipated spring exhibition, Peter Robinson: Snow Ball Blind Time has snowballed in popularity among gallery visitors and critics alike. Since the opening a month ago more than 6000 visitors have attended the exhibition. “Awe-inspiring” incredible”,... More »

NOV 12

Peter Robinson wins prestigious Walters Prize

12 November 2008

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s current exhibiting artist Peter Robinson has won the 2008 Walters Prize – New Zealand’s richest and most prestigious contemporary art award. The announcement was made at a gala dinner on Friday night, October 31 at the Auckland Maritime Museum. Robinson has won... More »

NOV 12

Govett-Brewster launches summer programme with a personal touch

12 November 2008

Participation, community and exchange are key flavours that form the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s forthcoming suite of exhibitions. The summer suite features works by internationally acclaimed artists Lee Mingwei and Len Lye, New Zealand Artist in Residence Liz Allan and a selection of New Zealand... More »

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