Posts written by Catherine Halbleib

News from Loans

What’s happening in the world of loans? There are a few exciting exhibitions on in the greater Wellington region that are worthwhile checking out and seeing some of our collection items at other Museums. At the Dowse Art Museum you can see Myths, Monsters & Magical Things from 9 March to 6 June 2013. Myths,… Read more »

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photo © Field Museum Chicago

Ruatepupuke II at the Field Museum Chicago In November 1992 Arapata Hakiwai was in the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicagohelping to re-install the Nāgti Porou whare whakairo Ruatepupuke II. Ruatepupuke II is an early example of East Coast carving that is unusual for its fully carved front façade and its shallow relief. Most… Read more »

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A pou tokomanawa from our Oldman collection which was on display in Copenhagen is now going to be on display in Seattle from 14 February to 29 April 2012. Art Centre Basel created, in collaboration with Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen and Seattle Art Museum, Seattle the exhibition Gauguin and Polynesia: An Elusive Paradise. The exhibition… Read more »

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Turuturu whatu (weaving peg), 1800, New Zealand. Maker unknown. Oldman Collection. Gift of the New Zealand Government, 1992. Te Papa

Adam Art Gallery has opened a new exhibition this November: Shadowgraphs: Photographic Portraits by Len Lye. The exhibition runs from 19 November to 18 December 2011 and comprehensive presents a selection of the cameraless photographic portraits made by Len Lye in 1947. Lye’s photographs will be contextualised with other material, including silhouettes, phrenological busts, relevant books and… Read more »

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End of August the Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland opened a new exhibition, From Prague to Auckland: the photographs of Frank Hofmann (1916-89). The exhibition will span the artist’s career from the late 1930s to the 1960s and will present a new look at his photography, and consider him as an émigré photographer in the New… Read more »

Borrowing and Lending – Latest News

      What’s happening in the world of loans? Entombment: after Titian, 1947, McCahon, Colin (1919–1987), Nelson. Purchased 1980 from the Molly Morpeth Canaday Fund. © Courtesy of the Colin McCahon Research and Publication Trust. Te Papa   In June, Tauranga Art Gallery opened an exhibition Painting New Zealand: Art from Te Papa 1890… Read more »

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Mere and Siulolovao, Otago Peninsula, 1978, White, Robin (1946– ). Purchased 1978 with Harold Beauchamp Collection funds. Te Papa The City Gallery opened a new exhibition on 7 May 2011, curated by Heather Galbraith. The exhibition Tender is the Night runs until 17 July 2011 and features, among other works, 22 from Te Papa’s Art Collection. Included… Read more »

Borrowing and Lending – Latest News

There are some new and exciting exhibitions with collection items from Te Papa out there. Falling through the Antipodes III, 1991, Parker, Richard (1946– ), Kaeo. Commissioned 1991, in partnership with Expo NZ 1992 Ltd and the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand. Objectspace Gallery runs an exhibition about the works of Richard… Read more »