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Michael Parekowhai  1968, NZ

Rank (2017): 6085 – 

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Photography, Sculpture

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New Zealand 45
Australia 15

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Artist Rank
Peter Robinson  3918 13
Shane Cotton  6744 12
Julian Dashper  6009 12
Michael Stevenson  1988 10

to top Most exhibitions held at:

  Wellington City Gallery, New Zealand 11
  Michael Lett, New Zealand 7
  The Dowse Art Museum, New Zealand 4
  Jonathan Smart Gallery, New Zealand 4
  Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand 4

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1968 Born in Porirua (NZ)

Lives and works in Auckland (NZ)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 76  Please report missing Information

to top Solo shows   13

   Michael Parekowhai - Michael Lett, Auckland
   Michael Parekowhai: The Promised Land - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD

   Michael Parekowhai - The Far Side - Michael Lett, Auckland
   Te Ao Hurihuri - Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch

   The Moment of Cubism - Michael Lett, Auckland
Description  Jim McMurtry - The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
   Michael Parekowhai - Seldom is Herd - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW

   Michael Perkowhai - Michael Lett, Auckland
   Cosmo McMurtry - NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC

   Michael Parekowhai - Driving Mr. Albert - Michael Lett, Auckland
   Michael Parekowhai - Rainbow Servant Dreaming - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW

Description  Michael Parekowhai - ten guitars - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington

   Michael Parekowhai - Ten Guitars - Artspace, Auckland


to top Group shows   63

Description  On Repeat: The Disruptive Copy - Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Titirangi

   Our Hearts of Darkness - Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
   Seen from Elsewhere - Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland

   Menagerie - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
   Meridian Lines - Pataka art and museum, Porirua

   As Many Structures As I Can - The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
   Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON
   Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize - National Art School Gallery (NAS), Sydney, NSW
   Speak to Me - Sullivan + Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
   Everyone Talks to Everyone - The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt

   Letter from Alice May Williams - Michael Lett, Auckland

   small things - Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
   The Hand, The Eye & The Heart - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
Description and image La Biennale di VeneziaBiennale di Venezia - 54th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice Send message

   Everything is near and inflorescent, forever and present - Michael Lett, Auckland
   roundabout - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
   Play On - Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington
   Unnerved: The New Zealand Project - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
   fragments figments and frogs - Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch

   For Keeps: Sampling Recent Acquisitions 2006 - 2009 - Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
Description  Picturing Eden - The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL
   Optimism - Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch

   Picturing Eden - Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY
   A Generous Eye - The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
   Evolution - Max Lang Gallery, New York City, NY
   Reboot: The Jim Barr and Mary Barr Collection - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington

   Picturing Eden - The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
   Date Line - Zeitgenössische Kunst des Pazifik - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
   Surrealites - Aspekte des Surrealen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst - Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt - Centre d'Art, Biel/Bienne
   Speculation - Artspace, Auckland
   Reboot - The Jim Barr and Mary Barr Collection - Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Christchurch

Description and image  APT5 - The 5th Asia–Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art - Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
   Reboot - Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
   High Tide - new currents in contemporary art from Australia and New Zealand - , Vilnius
   Beaufort 02 - Beaufort Triennale, Oostende
   Picturing Eden - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY

   Winged Wonders - Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
   Small World, Big Town - Contemporary Art from Te Papa - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
   Group Show - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW

   5th Gwangju Biennal 2004 - A Grain of Dust A Drop of Water - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
   35K - Artspace, Auckland
   Paradise Now? Contemporary Art from the Pacific - Asia Society and Museum, New York City, NY

   Curiosity kills the gap - Artspace, Auckland
   Nine Lives - The Chartwell Exhibition 2003 - Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
   Traffic - Crossing Currents in Indigenous Photomedia - Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, NSW

   SCAPE 2002 - SCAPE Biennial of Art in Public Space, Christchurch
Description and image  13th Biennale of Sydney - The World May Be (Fantastic) - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
   13th Biennale of Sydney 2002: (The World May Be) Fantastic - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW

Description  Good work - the Jim Barr and Mary Barr collection - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
Description  Techno Maori - Maori art in the digital age - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
   The 1st Auckland Triennal - Auckland Triennial, Auckland
Description  Home and away - recent acquisitions from the Chartwell collection - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington

Description  Flight Patterns - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Description  Te Ao Tawhito / Te Ao Hou (Old Worlds / New Worlds) - Missoula Art Museum MAM, Missoula, MT
   The Numbers Game - Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington
   Language Matters - Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington

   Who Do I Think I Am - Artspace, Auckland
   Third Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT3) - Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

   Under Capricorn - The World Over - Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam
   The World Over: Art in the Age of Globalisation - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
   Cultural Safety - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington

   The Nervous System - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
   Stop Making Sense - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington


 Dealer Directory  3


 Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW

New Zealand

 Michael Lett, Auckland
 Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch


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 Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD

New Zealand

 Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
 Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
 Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth


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