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Current exhibitions

Gordon Walters: New Vision

07 July 2018 - 04 November 2018

Gordon Walters: New Vision is a partnership project between the Dunedin Public Art Gallery and Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki with support from the Walters estate.

BNZ is proud to contribute with the loaning of Gordon Walter's iconic 1970 artwork, Red and Black.

Having previously been on display in Dunedin this exhibition is now open at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

More on Gordon Walters: New Vision, at the Auckland Art Gallery.

 


 

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Reflections: New Zealand women in art

15th November 2017 - 25th March 2018

A selection of works from the BNZ Art Collection displayed at Katherine Mansfield House and Garden, in Wellington. 

This exhibition explores the place of women in art, both as creators and depicted subjects. Artists include Fiona Pardington, Robin White, Hariata Ropata-Tangahoe and A. Lois White.

Image. Patricia France, Figures in a Landscape, 1983

More on Katherine Mansfield House and Garden.

 


 

Gordon Walters: New Vision

11th November 2017 - 08 April 2018

Gordon Walters: New Vision is a partnership project between the Dunedin Public Art Gallery and Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki with support from the Walters estate.

BNZ is proud to contribute with the loaning of Gordon Walter's iconic 1970 artwork, Red and Black.

More on Dunedin Public Art Gallery.

 


Past exhibitions 

 

 

Event: Disrupting the male gaze, NZ women artists & female representation

25th February 2018

Hosted at Katherine Mansfield House as part of the exhibition Reflections: New Zealand women in art.

Kirsty Baker is a PhD candidate at Victoria University of Wellington, where her doctoral research concerns the position of women within New Zealand's written art history. Drawing on this research, her talk will examine the fraught nature of female visual representation, exploring the ways that women artists in New Zealand have navigated these concerns.

More on Katherine Mansfield House and Garden.

 


 

 Heart of Auckland 2017

BNZ Collection: Guided Art Tours in the Heart of the City

11th - 12th October 2017 

Since 2012, BNZ has been proud to share the BNZ Art Collection as part of Heart of the City's annual Unlocked Collections for Auckland Artweek.

Discover the incredible art that is usually hidden behind closed doors. More than 350 paintings, prints and photographs make up the BNZ Art Collection. Highlights include work by Brent Wong, Gordon Walters and Colin McCahon.

More on Heart of the City. 


 

O Let Us Weep

Colin McCahon: On Going Out with the Tide

08 April - 30 July 2017

View Oh Let Us Weep, 1969 at Wellington City Gallery. The exhibition explores McCahon’s evolving engagement with Māori subjects and themes. Artworks range from early treatments of koru imagery to later history paintings, referring to Māori prophets and highlighting land-rights issues.

See City Gallery website for exhibition details, resources and events.


 

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BNZ Collection: Guided Art Tours in the Heart of the City

10-11 October 2016

An annual highlight of Auckland Artweek, Unlocked Tours, provide the opportunity to view artworks usually hidden in the city’s corporate towers and institutions.

See a selection of works from the BNZ Art Collection at BNZ's Auckland office. 

More on Heart of the City. 


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Arrival: Treasures from the BNZ Art Collection

12 August-11 September 2016

Taranaki locals have a rare opportunity to see some of New Zealand's finest artworks as
Stratford's Percy Thomson Gallery hosts 36 pieces from the BNZ Art Collection from 12 August until 11 September 2016.

Arrival features work by iconic New Zealand artists including Colin McCahon, Pat Hanly, Ralph Hotere and Toss Woollaston and is free of charge .

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Hope+Wonder: Treasures from the BNZ Art Collection

27 February - 28 March 2016

From 27th February- 28th of March Levin's Te Takere, Horowhenua Culture and Community Center hosted Hope + Wonder, a showcase of New Zealand artworks from the 70's and 80's.

Contemporary Art Curator at Pataka and Curator of the Hope and Wonder exhibition Mark Hutchins said the exhibition highlighted some unique New Zealand artwork.

"Twenty distinctive pieces will be on display and a highlight will be Pat Hanly's Wonder 82. This work was painted in 1970 and features crisp edges and sharply rendered symbols, it is a celebration of New Zealand's clear skies, bountiful summers and desirable, optimistic lifestyle." 

Te Horowhenua Trust chairwoman Sharon Crosbie said securing an exhibition of this scale was something the district should be excited about.


13 - 14 October 2015

An annual highlight of Auckland Artweek, Unlocked Tours, provide the opportunity to view artworks usually hidden in the city’s corporate towers and institutions.

See a selection of works from the BNZ Art Collection at BNZ's Auckland office.