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Suzanne Thornley: Yves Tanguy Revisited

Verge Gallery

"Yves Tanguy’s works (and mine) is based... on feeling and the exploration of the spontaneous and expressionistic side of art” – Suzanne Thornley.

Waitakere Printers Ink and Studio Printmakers: Unfold

Verge Gallery

An exhibition of three-dimensional paper works, expanding and manipulating the form of the book to tell visual stories. Perforated, unbound or stitched, these works all develop print media into new and unusual forms.

Elizabeth Cottrell: The Bold And The Beautiful

Verge Gallery

An exhibition of upcycled furniture by Elizabeth Cottrell presented alongside The Vernacular Lounge; a space that celebrates the vernacular of Aotearoa New Zealand through publications, videos and artwork.

Greg Smith: Lost Property

Verge Gallery

Lost Property is a rediscovery of unique houses, stories and pieces of history, for anyone who wants to know about lost and at-risk iconic houses, people, paintings and stories from our recent past. Combining historical imagery and in-depth research, Lost Property connects the audience to the architecture through which history and a new era were given voice.

Fairtrade: Stori Bilong Fairtrade

Verge Gallery

Beginning in 2005 with a coffee growing smallholder farmer organisation in the highlands of Papua New Guinea, Stori Bilong Fairtrade tells the tale of Fairtrade in the Pacific. This photographic exhibition starts with producers and follows their products to Auckland and around the world.

Matthew Jones in conversation

Verge Gallery

Join artist Matthew Jones as he discusses his Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind... exhibition in the Depot Artspace Main Gallery.

Timothy Clarke: Prints for Devonport

Verge Gallery

"This exhibition will show my impression of Auckland city and its surrounds; all the parks big and small, our volcanoes, our wonderful ranges riding on Auckland’s back and our beaches." – Timothy Clarke

Lyndsay Brock: Cirque II

Verge Gallery

Cirque evokes the exoticism and mystery of female circus performers in varied roles.

Drew Hill: In Your Face

Verge Gallery

In Your Face is a photographic exhibition dealing with a fast food culture, which has become an epidemic in Aotearoa.

Anja Purolainen: Expanding Horizons

Verge Gallery

“My thoughts and feelings create images in my mind which I want to interpret with colours, shapes and rhythms. Some paintings become clearly pictorial to me, while others express my feelings at the time."

Nicolas Bisley: The Quiet Forgotten

Verge Gallery

An intimate visit to the unvisited. In this selection of works from two collections, The Quiet Forgotten (1984) and Dark Avenue (1986), viewers are invited into two different private worlds of contemplation at the end of a life.

Fraser Toulmin: Cuba Intact

Verge Gallery

Spending a month in Cuba at the beginning of 2015, Fraser Toulmin endeavoured to capture the heart and soul of Cuba while it remained ‘intact’.

Grant Sutherland and Robyn Gibson: Machine

Verge Gallery

In this new exhibition Grant Sutherland continues his explorations in assemblage sculpture - breathing new life and humour into pre-loved everyday objects and discarded mechanical and industrial parts. Robyn Gibson’s new works contemplate the word ‘machine’ and how we relate it to some of our human actions.

Anna Klekottka: Working The Grid… And In The End There Is Only A Line

Verge Gallery

Working The Grid… presents a fresh approach to exploring the concepts of ‘Square’ and ‘Grid’. Anna Klekottka is exhibiting paintings from the last three years representing different series such as the Lines, Planes, Squares sequence, Prayer Flags, Skies paintings and individual works relating to the topic.

Wesley Fourie: Pazi Sta Radis

Verge Gallery

A performance installation constructed with string, glass, and steel. Based around the concept of watching what you are doing, this installation is a tale of caution. During the exhibition opening, an invitation is offered to members of the audience to stand parallel to the artist and look him in the eyes, but only through the reflections of the glass.

Greg Smith: Behind These Walls – Auckland’s Modernist Murals

Verge Gallery

Behind These Walls is a brief history which reveals some of the vast collection of works that adorned this city's walls, and some that still do – although often hidden!

The exhibition will contain historical and contemporary images, biographic histories of a number of important artists and works, as well as a timeline and guide to Auckland's Modernist Murals.

Simon Kerr: Stuck in the Middle of Me

Verge Gallery

Simon Kerr, one-time member of the infamous Hole-in-the-Wall gang, prison escapee and activist has turned his remarkable talents to painting, creating a body of work which is both narrative and allegorical. These works are often autobiographical in nature, exploring Kerr’s controversial history and his Devonport upbringing.

Grant Sutherland: It’s A Robot’s Life ‒ Reclaimed Memories

Verge Gallery

As a small boy, Grant Sutherland enjoyed taking apart mechanical objects and reassembling them. In this new exhibition, Grant continues his childhood explorations playfully utilising found and salvaged objects from the past ‒ breathing new life and humour into pre-loved everyday objects and discarded mechanical and industrial parts.

Madeleine Slavick: Hong Kong Song

Verge Gallery

In the photographic series Hong Kong Song, Madeleine Slavick presents the poetry, poverty, and generosity of Hong Kong.