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Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

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The Enlightenment Project (expanded)

ABOUT THIS EXHIBITION

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DATES & TIMES

18 February 2024 - 14 April 2024

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

The Enlightenment Project (expanded) aims to make sense of this important age of European history, and the worldwide reverberations that resulted. This exhibition builds on the initial showing of The Enlightenment Project in 2022 and Maguire has created additional works which extend into prehistory, reflect on current reality, and provide a counterpoint to the Western world view.

Marian Maguire is best known for her lithographs and etchings which combine ancient Greek vase painting with New Zealand colonial history. Alongside historical and figurative imagery, she has produced many exhibitions of abstract geometric paintings or invented plant drawings in which her interest in patterns, and the disruption of patterns, becomes evident.

Main image | Marian Maguire, Sight and Blindness II: Expansion, 2018-21, archival inkjet print. Image courtesy of the artist.
Left image | Marian Maguire, The Separation of Rangi and Papa, archival inkjet print, 2023-2024. Image courtesy of the artist.

DATES & TIMES

18 February 2024 - 14 April 2024

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

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