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Ashburton Art Gallery

327 West St

Ashburton | 7700

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Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

Closed Good Friday, Anzac Morning and Christmas day

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The Blurred Fringes of the Hyperbolic

ABOUT THIS EXHIBITION

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30 January - 26 March 2017

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

With over four decades of exhibition history, South Canterbury artist Michael Armstrong will be returning to the Ashburton Art Gallery for a solo exhibition of recent works. This exhibition will take cues from the political, philosophical and scientific environments surrounding the artist which works are reflections and commentaries on contemporary life.

Armstrong graduated from University of Canterbury School of Fine Arts in 1976. He has been a tutor in art at the Timaru Aoraki Polytech since 1994. His many awards include the prestigious Francis Hodgkins Fellowship which he held in 1984.

 

 

 

Header image: Michael Armstrong, The Black Wave and the Prophet (detail) 2014. Copyright © AAG. All rights reserved
Image: Michael Armstrong, Apocalypse Disco (detail) 2015. Copyright © AAG. All rights reserved

 

 

 

DATES & TIMES

30 January - 26 March 2017

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

OTHER EXHIBITIONS

18 January- 23 August 2017

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Doofus a.k.a Assemble, Disassemble, Reassemble

Mark Braunias

Contemporary artist Mark Braunias has made a work directly on the foyer wall over 10 days in Jaunary. This large painting goes by the nickname ‘Doofus’

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25 March - 7 May

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Uncovered

The Ashburton Licensing Trust Collection

Recently the Gallery accepted responsibilty to store and care for a majority of artworks held by the Ashburton Licensing Trust under the conditions of a long term loan. ‘Uncovered’ brings to light a selection of works formerly seen scattered amongst the public spaces of the Ashburton Hotel.

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1 April - 7 May

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Portraits

John Badcock

Renowned Geraldine painter John Badcock will have a solo exhibition of recent portraits at the Ashburton Art Gallery this Autumn. The subject of portraiture is one that Badcocks has frequented throughout his career which spans more than 30 years.

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9 April- 7 MAy

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Faces and Places

An interactive, evolving exhibition

Join us for an exhibition which explores your unique identity and place in the world. You will be both the artist and the subject of this exhibition as we explore portraits and landscapes.

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