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Lawrence Weiner, AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE, 2015. LANGUAGE + THE MATERIALS REFERRED TO. Courtesy of the artist and Marian Goodman, New York.
Artspace is an intersection between contemporary art practices, exhibition making and critical thinking in New Zealand Aotearoa, bridging the universal with the contextual. Artspace is dedicated to commissioning and presenting new ideas in art and culture, as well as fostering critical debate and generating intellectual feedback. Artspace develops and nurtures artistic research at a national and international level through the production of an innovative programme of exhibitions and events, and risk-taking practices.
The exhibition programme is determined by the director and drafted 12-18 months in advance.
Artspace receives major public funding from Creative New Zealand.
Level 1, 300 Karangahape Road
(above the Newton Post Office)
Tuesday - Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 11am - 4pm (during shows)
Gallery admission is free
Ph: +64 9 303 4965
Artspace Programme Stats
In 2015 we have delivered:
9 exhibitions in the main gallery
11 artists commissioned to present work in the main gallery
11 new special project commissions
2 touring exhibitions and co-commissions
Ongoing improvement to our public Reading Room
8 international guests
37 public programme events including 9 artist talks
4 Easy Listening Talks in Art and Culture, organised in partnership with Auckland Art Gallery and Elam School of Fine Arts
A new commission for the Chartwell Stairwell
5 new contemporary art publications
32 school and tertiary group tours
34 off site talks, workshops, critiques and presentations to schools and universities
5 art writing workshops
7 launch events
The Curatorial Internship
The Education Internship in partnership with Tautai
and worked directly with 56 artists