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Featured Exhibitions

Photographic documentation of John McLaughlin’s <em>No.4</em> for <em>State of California Painting Catalogue</em> 1972. Courtesy of New Plymouth District Council. Photo Charters and Guthrie
Fiona Connor: Object Classrooms
  • 21 Feb — 29 Apr 2018
  • Gallery 1 and Mezzanine

Fiona Connor's exhibition follows the path of abstract painter John McLaughlin's work through galleries, art institutions and conservation departments.

Len Lye <em>Ribbon Snake</em> 1965. Len Lye Foundation Collection, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
Len Lye: Convolutions
  • 19 Dec 2017 — 6 May 2018
  • Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre

Loops of plastic pass through a structure of rollers to form slowly morphing bulges and curves.

Para Matchitt <em>Whakapapa IV</em> 1987. 
Govett-Brewster Collection. Photo Sam Hartnett
Para Matchitt: Whakapapa IV
  • 10 Mar — 29 Jul 2018
  • West ramp

In Te Ao Māori the wharenui bridges the earthly and the spiritual through carvings of whakapapa (genealogy) connecting the world of the living with their tūpuna (ancestors) and the realm of the gods.

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 Loving Vincent
  • Sun 15 Apr 2018. 4—5:45PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

A young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver ...

  • Thu 26 Apr 2018. 7—8:45PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

Communism, Dadaism, Futurism, Fluxus, Minimalism, Surrealism, Pop Art... Declarations drawn from some 60 published artistic ...

Exhibition FilmEXPRMNTL
  • Sat 12 May 2018. 3—4:10PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

Knokke, Belgium. The casino of this mundane coastal town became the epicentre of one of ...

Mother's Day FilmKobi
  • Sun 13 May 2018. 1—2:55PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

This warm and humorous doco about Kobi Bosshard, widely regarded as the grandfather of contemporary ...

 The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • Sun 13 May 2018. 4—6:11PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts ...

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