exhibitions past

Past Exhibitions 2014

Exhibition Dates

BELONGING

Works from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery

This exhibition delves into the Gallery’s holdings to showcase a rich range of popular European masterpieces, rarely seen treasures and a sampling of more contemporary artworks.  A Gallery&... Read More
5 apr 2014 -
21 feb 2016

PARALLEL PLAY

Frances Hodgkins and her European Contemporaries

Parallel Play places works by Frances Hodgkins alongside works by her European contemporaries, including Auguste Renoir, Georges Henri Rouault, Lucien Pissarro, Rhona Haszard and Vanessa Bell. These w... Read More
25 oct 2014 -
6 dec 2015

NICK AUSTIN

The town wrist watch

What time is it?  This is not the first thing that comes to mind, when you see Nick Austin’s response to the Big Wall.  More likely the initial question, when you look up from the foye... Read More
20 dec 2014 -
5 apr 2015

GABRIELLA MANGANO . SILVANA MANGANO

Visible Structures

Gabriella Mangano and Silvana Mangano’s collaborative video practice investigates the interrelationship between their bodies, sculptural objects, time and space. This highly anticipated new work... Read More
29 nov 2014 -
15 mar 2015

ERICA VAN ZON

Dogwood Days

Erica van Zon is the thirty-first artist to participate in Dunedin Public Art Gallery’s Visiting Artist Programme.  A highly regarded artist to emerge from the Wellington art community, van... Read More
29 nov 2014 -
15 mar 2015

BARRY BRICKELL

His Own Steam

A tribute to one of New Zealand's most important potters: Barry Brickell. His Own Steam is the first significant survey exhibition of Brickell's work, featuring over 100 pots and several ceramic mural... Read More
13 sep 2014 -
1 mar 2015

PETER TREVELYAN

The Crystal Line

Peter Trevelyan’s work investigates space, geometry, drawing and architecture through the manipulation of hundreds of pencil leads into three-dimensional structures. His assemblage of repeated g... Read More
6 dec 2014 -
1 mar 2015

MYTHOS

Curated by Aaron Kreisler

A boutique exhibition of some of the finest prints from the Gallery’s holdings.  Mythos draws out a series of fantastical, dramatic and otherworldly studies from Greek and Roman mythology f... Read More
8 nov 2014 -
1 mar 2015

FIONA CONNOR . ALICIA FRANKOVICH

Floating Studio

This exhibition brings together a tight selection of collection items by two recent participants in the Gallery’s Visiting Artist Programme, Fiona Connor and Alicia Frankovich.  The title f... Read More
29 nov 2014 -
1 mar 2015

PETER TREVELYAN

The Euclid Set

A REAR WINDOW PROJECT Peter Trevelyan has become renowned for seamlessly and precisely merging elements of sculpture and drawing into his three-dimensional practice. Over the years the Wellington bas... Read More
5 dec 2014 -
18 jan 2015

PAUL MASEYK

One Pot Wonder

This survey exhibition brings together a range of work by New Zealand ceramist Paul Maseyk. One Pot Wonder focuses on the artist’s unique, personal and highly detailed ceramics, highlighting bot... Read More
12 jul 2014 -
30 nov 2014

TED WHITAKER & RACHEL H. ALLAN

A History of Things I Once Had

A REAR WINDOW PROJECT A History of Things I Once Had is a work that combines digital technology with an analogue interface. Whitaker and Allan have created an augmented reality (AR) channel that is a... Read More
20 oct 2014 -
30 nov 2014

SLEIGHT OF HAND

Curated by Lauren Gutsell

This exhibition, in its widest constructs, brings together a selection of artists currently producing work in Dunedin. Within this, the show explores detailed elements within both the works themselves... Read More
16 aug 2014 -
16 nov 2014

MICHAEL PAREKOWHAI

Jim McMurtry

Jim McMurtry is an enormous cartoon rabbit, 12 metres long and 4.5 metres wide, lying flat on his back with one eye closed and his tongue hanging out. Audiences are made to question whether he is... Read More
26 jul 2014 -
9 nov 2014

WILD LIFE

Curated by Aaron Kreisler

This exhibition brings together a selection of paintings from the Gallery’s holdings, in which the artists try to tap into a set of instinctual, visceral and even spiritual qualities through the... Read More
24 may 2014 -
2 nov 2014

FRANCES HODGKINS

Frances Hodgkins in 1913

Frances Hodgkins visited New Zealand for the last time in 1913, and this exhibition is built around works bought for public collections during that year.  Press reports reflect the response to he... Read More
12 apr 2014 -
12 oct 2014

MAX BELLAMY

A Rear Window Project

Max Bellamy has a multifaceted artistic practice that consists of sculpture, installation, video, photography and works on paper. His work often investigates social fantasies and realities, specific e... Read More
29 aug 2014 -
12 oct 2014

LAURENCE ABERHART

ANZAC

Late last year the acclaimed New Zealand artist Laurence Aberhart completed the final phase in a photographic series, which he has been working on for over thirty years.  This major exhibition of... Read More
12 apr 2014 -
31 aug 2014

AROHA NOVAK

Sweet Child O Mine

A REAR WINDOW PROJECT Aroha Novak has transformed the Gallery’s Rear Window space into a luminescent hyperactive lightbox named after the 1980s rock ballad ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine by G... Read More
19 jul 2014 -
23 aug 2014

OLAFUR ELIASSON

The Cubic Structural Evolution Project

In this exhibition by the Danish artist Olafur Eliasson, thousands of white Lego bricks await an audience to transform them into art. Eliasson has constructed an environment of participation and calls... Read More
3 may 2014 -
3 aug 2014

STEVE CARR

Stretching Time

Auckland based New Zealand contemporary artist Steve Carr, spent the later part of last year in Dunedin developing an exciting new series of work as part of the Dunedin Public Art Gallery’s Visi... Read More
8 mar 2014 -
20 jul 2014

VICTORIA MCINTOSH

liar, liar, pants on fire

A REAR WINDOW PROJECT Victoria McIntosh (b. Dunedin, 1971) is a jeweller and artist working in Dunedin. Her practice brings together jewellery, 3D object-making and drawing. McIntosh’s creation... Read More
29 may 2014 -
6 jul 2014

CARPENTER, SONGSATAYA, POPOVIC

Campaign Furniture

Juliet Carpenter, Sorawit Songsataya, Biljana Popovic Taking the Dunedin Public Art Gallery’s Decorative Arts Collection as its departure point, this exhibition features new work by three emerg... Read More
12 apr 2014 -
23 jun 2014

TANYA CARLSON

Not all White

To celebrate the 15th Anniversary of iD Dunedin, the Gallery is delighted to present a collection of wedding dresses by Dunedin designer Tanya Carlson curated by dress historian Dr Jane Malthus. These... Read More
29 mar 2014 -
25 may 2014

SEUNG YUL OH

MOAMOA

This is the first major survey exhibition of the Korean-New Zealand artist Seung Yul Oh. After spending his formative years in South Korea (b. 1981, Seoul), Oh has now spent as much time in New Zealan... Read More
23 nov 2013 -
27 apr 2014

FRANCES HODGKINS

Specular Reflection

This exhibition focuses on a selection of Frances Hodgkins watercolours from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery’s permanent collection that depict the play of light on water. Specular reflection is ... Read More
12 oct 2013 -
30 mar 2014

SPEED AND COLOUR

British Lino Cuts from the 1930s

Speed and Colour showcases 30 prints (1922 to 1936) from the Grosvenor School linocuts in the Te Papa collection. All of the artists in the exhibition were associated with the Grosvenor School of... Read More
1 feb 2014 -
30 mar 2014

GIFTED

Recent gifts

Gifted brings together an eclectic snapshot of works given to the Gallery over the last few decades. These works, that are part of the Gallery’s permanent collection, are donated through a varie... Read More
8 feb 2014 -
30 mar 2014

RALPH HOTERE AND BILL CULBERT

HOTERE CULBERT

This exhibition brings together for the first time the largest and most significant collection of works by these highly acclaimed New Zealand artists.  For more than forty years these artists ha... Read More
12 oct 2013 -
9 mar 2014

DAWN MARBLE AND LUKA MUES

Babyhood Moodboard

Friends since high school, Dawn Marble (b. Sydney 1987) and Luka Mues’ (b. Göttingen 1987) exhibition employs signifiers of teenage dreaminess and mid-twenties anxiety to create a ‘mo... Read More
18 jan 2014 -
2 mar 2014

WONDERWALL

Works from the Collection

“That is part of the wonder of a collection: its regenerative seriality, the interplay between the whole and its individual parts and between infinity and boundary, inclusion and exclusion&rdquo... Read More
16 nov 2013 -
23 feb 2014

GREGORY CREWDSON

In a Lonely Place

Gregory Crewdson’s photographs come from the dark heart of contemporary Americana, belonging to a cultural lineage that stretches from Edward Hopper to David Lynch, by way of Flannery O’Co... Read More
28 sep 2013 -
26 jan 2014

DEREK BALL

High-Tech Fantasy

This exhibition pairs a selection of works by Derek Ball from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery’s permanent collection and the University of Otago’s Embellishment Collection with newly commis... Read More
16 nov 2013 -
26 jan 2014