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Kaleidoscope: Abstract Aotearoa
Anō he kōpere: Te reo tohu

An exploration of colour, shape, and pattern in the Pacific.

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  • When | Āhea Long-term exhibition
  • Where | Ki hea Toi Art, Level 5
  • Cost | Te utu Free entry

Abstract art is often presented as a 20th-century European invention. Kaleidoscope turns that on its head and celebrates how the exploration of shape, colour and pattern have captured our imaginations in the Pacific.

Kaleidoscope: Abstract Aotearoa features works by Rebecca Baumann, Gordon Bennett, Stella Brennan, Helen Calder, Steve Carr, Julian Dashper, Mikala Dwyer, Ralph Hotere, Lonnie Hutchinson, Richard Killeen, Len Lye, Milan Mrkusich, Ani O’Neill, Reuben Paterson, Bridget Riley, Theo Schoon, Ian Scott, Tiffany Singh, Carl Sydow, Ngataiharuru Taepa, Anaha Te Rahui, Geoff Thornley, Sopolemalama Filipe Tohi, and Gordon Walters.



  • ="" Gordon Walters: Unpacking Abstract Art

    Gordon Walters: Unpacking Abstract Art

    Wed 7 Aug 2019, 6.00pm–8.00pm Starts at Hīnātore | Learning Lab, Level 4, and progresses to ‘Gordon Walters: New Vision’ in Toi Art, Level 4

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