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Showing items in August 2010.

AUG 26

Govett-Brewster raises $3,000 for Taranaki Safe Families Trust

26 August 2010

On Saturday 21 August the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery auctioned a community-knitting art project initiated by Beijing based artist Yin Xiuzhen and involving 384 knitting collaborators. The auction of the Khata scarf 2010 raised $3,000 for the Taranaki Safe Families Trust.   Taranaki Safe Families... More »

AUG 21

Garden architecture, landscape and globalisation projects by Song Dong (with Song ErRui) and Yin Xiuzhen launched by Govett-Brewster

21 August 2010

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery launched Song Dong and Yin Xiuzhen’s major new projects on 21 August, 2010. The two important works, by two of China’s most respected artists, were created during a three week artist residency during August in New Plymouth. This is the final instalment of the... More »

AUG 11

Alex Monteith: Accelerated Geographies consumes the Govett-Brewster this Spring

11 August 2010

A major survey exhibition featuring mesmerising, ambitiously-scaled video installations by Alex Monteith, one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most arresting younger generation artists, will open at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery on Saturday 25 September. Several multi-channel works, up to 15 metres in... More »

AUG 06

Foremost Chinese artists Song Dong and Yin Xiuzhen create two major new works for the Govett-Brewster

06 August 2010

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery recently welcomed to New Plymouth artists Yin Xiuzhen, Song Dong and their seven year old daughter, Song ErRui. As the final stage in the Govett-Brewster’s year long China in four seasons project, Yin Xiuzhen and Song Dong (in collaboration with Song ErRui) will... More »

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