exibition year: 2018

In an interview with Leonhard Emmerling before his 2009 St Paul St Gallery exhibition, Alberto Garcia-Alvarez described his visual needs as being “… what my eyes need to see in form, tone and colour in order to compensate; to create my harmony. Each one of us has an accumulation of visual experiences: studies of the […]

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An unexpectedly romantic exhibition of text-based artworks by Gallery artists and Guests. ALBERTO GARCIA-ALVAREZ ANDREW BLYTHE CHRIS BOND ELLIOT COLLINS MARTI FRIEDLANDER courtesy FHE Galleries GEORGE HAJIAN SALOME TANUVASA Photography: Kallan MacLeod

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Tim Melville is pleased to present Salome Tanuvasa’s first solo exhibition with the gallery: In a Midnight Hour. Her presentation includes a suite of vibrantly coloured works on paper together with a series of draped calico wall sculptures. Dr Peter Shand writes: ” … Privacy, intimacy and introspection coalesce in the notion and experience of […]

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“Green, as I love you, greenly. Green the wind, and green the branches. The dark ship on the sea and the horse on the mountain. With her waist that’s made of shadow dreaming on the high veranda, green the flesh, and green the tresses, with eyes of frozen silver. Green, as I love you, greenly. […]

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Tim Melville is proud to present a new suite of ochre paintings from the Aboriginal Art Centre at Warmun in Western Australia. Warmun artists have built an international reputation for their rich velvety paintings made using hand-collected and crushed natural pigments and charcoal from their land in the East Kimberley. Each work is made in […]

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Photography: Timothy Gresham

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ALBERTO GARCIA-ALVAREZ MATT ARBUCKLE ANDREW BLYTHE ELLIOT COLLINS JOHL DWYER RUSS FLATT STAR GOSSAGE GEORGE HAJIAN NONGGIRRNGA MARAWILI SALOME TANUVASA SHAUN WAUGH courtesy Two Rooms Gallery Photography: Kallan MacLeod

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JOE SHEEHAN ALBERTO GARCIA-ALVAREZ JOHL DWYER RUSS FLATT SALOME TANUVASA THOMAS NEWMAN-POUND MATT ARBUCKLE Photography: Sam Hartnett and Kallan MacLeod

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Teen Spirit by Linda Tyler, Associate Professor and Convenor of Museums and Cultural Heritage The University of Auckland Staging the evanescent moment of adolescence in evocative settings, Russ Flatt manages to craft his own local vernacular. His assembly of dreamy young people group and fissure in changing combinations, suggesting that the landscape is a transformative […]

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Andrew Blythe’s ‘Cartography of the Unknown’ takes its title from the Orlando Stewart documentary shown at the 2017 NZ International Film Festival. This 11-minute short film was an introduction to Blythe’s turbulent life and intense art practice. Its single screening sold out and it is now available to view on Vimeo (below). Andrew Blythe’s most […]

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Elliot Collins’ Memory Markers includes a trio of text paintings, a pair of sculptures using French Bay oyster shells, a suite of single-edition photographs, a 4-part work created from found maps, and a poem. The exhibition is the artist’s tenth at Tim Melville and is a partial re-iteration of his 2017 PhD show, Surveyor, where he considered ideas […]

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Tim Melville is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Johl Dwyer, ‘The Caerulean Blue Room’, to open the 2018 gallery programme. The exhibition comprises two complementary bodies of work – the first, a group of three 2m-high floor sculptures fabricated in polished stainless steel, oxidised Corten steel and powder-coated aluminium – the second, a […]

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