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Works from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery Collection

Established in 1884, the Dunedin Public Art Gallery is New Zealand's oldest public art gallery. The richness and quality of its collection remains a testament to a city that placed art and ideas at th... Read More
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December

KIRSTIN CARLIN AND FRANCES HODGKINS

Through the Trees

Through the Trees sets contemporary artist Kirstin Carlin (b. 1979) onto a collision course with one of Dunedin's favourite daughters, Frances Hodgkins. Interested in the familiar tropes of art histor... Read More
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January

DOUGLAS GORDON

Play Dead; Real Time

For the monumental installation Play Dead; Real Time, artist Douglas Gordon filmed a circus elephant obeying a series of commands. Like many of Gordon's protagonists, the elephant is subject to f... Read More
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February

BY THE LAWS OF CHANCE

Curated by Andrea Bell

The definition of chance varies according to philosophical, religious, mystical, and cultural contexts. Some attribute it to strength in faith or superstitious belief, while others look for answers ... Read More
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February

UNDREAMED OF...

50 Years of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship

Undreamed of … 50 Years of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship commemorates the 50th anniversary of the University of Otago’s Frances Hodgkins Fellowship. The exhibition, hung in both the Dun... Read More
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February

TIFFANY SINGH

OM MANI PADME HUM

Tiffany Singh is known for her socially engaged practice that often manifests in colourful and large-scale installations. Her works draw on a variety of influences that include Eastern and Western spi... Read More
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March

KUSHANA BUSH

The Burning Hours

Kushana Bush (b. 1983) inhabits a singular position within contemporary New Zealand art. Reaching across history, culture and society, her meticulously detailed compositions, multi-ethnic characters... Read More
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April