Aigantighe Art Gallery Current Exhibitions
9 March to 26 May
Featuring weird devices, costumes, sculptures and other art works from around New Zealand. SteamPunk style is a genre of science fiction in which the art works (and artists) are from an alternative "time-travelled" Victorian or Wild West universe with retro-futuristic inventions.
Jac Grenfell. Aethertractor.2010 Sculputure by Don Paterson. 2009. Reproduced courtesy of Brian de Geest, Jac Grenfell and Don paterson of SteamPunk HQ, Oamaru.
Peter Gibson Smith Wasteland
9 March to 26 May
Disaster comes in many forms: the movement of tectonic plates, volcanic eruptions, floods, human intervention... What comes after that is a wasteland but not for long. This exhibition is a musing on the cyclical nature of disaster and regeneration by highly-acclaimed, Auckland-based artist Peter Gibson Smith.
Peter Gibson Smith. Monument. 2009-10. Pencil and encaustic on paper construction
New in the House Gallery from the Permanent Collection
This exhibition features a selection of drawings and watercolours by Jock Fraser (1899-1974), an artist and teacher who lived in Timaru. Fraser served in World War II and many of the drawings on display were made while he was a prisoner of war in Italy. His work provides a poignant and unique glimpse into the daily lives of the prisoners. The Aigantighe Art Gallery Collection contains over 100 works by Fraser.
Jock Fraser (1899- 1974) Mt Maud, Luggate. 1960's. Water colour on paper
This exhibition celebrates on of New Zealand's most significant artists, Ralph Hotere (1931-2013). Three art works from Aigantighe's Permanent Collection and one kindly loaned by Timaru Girls' High School are on display with each work representing various stylistic and thematic elements from Hotere's distinguished career.
Ralph Hotere.Les Saintes Maries de la Mer.1982. Mixed media on paper.
A selection of artworks from Aigantighes's Permanent Collection that explores the use of complementary colours blue and orange. These artworks combine blue and orange in both bold and subtle ways to create vibrant effects, contrasts and patterns.
Anne Charman. Kiri. Oil on board.
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