Here’s a rundown of some of the stand out artists from the fair and what art lovers can expect from the five day art attack.
Experiments in Natural Philosophy
edition of 5 + 1 AP
balloon: laminated fibreglass, SLS print, automotive lacquer; stand: steel, automotive lacquer
48 cm (H) x 121 (W) cm
oil on linen
350mm x 300mm
STATION, Installation view
Wild flowers In A Development Near Tauranga
FINCHES, street view
Image courtesy The Commercial Gallery, Sydney (photo: Jessica Maurer)
Flamingo Pink Table Display
Oil on Linen
Study for a Mirror 2-5,
acrylic, marble dust, enamel and silver nitrate on paper
Oil on Canvas
Hayley Megan French
Part of This or That but Bigger
acrylic on canvas
Untitled, 2015, ink, rabbit skin glue, acrylic, pine, canvas
Watch Your Eye,
oil on board
inkjet photograph on Hahnemühle photo rag
Mixed media on board
Rise Up Into The Tangled Scorpion
Acrylic on canvas
Untitled (Seated Woman III),
waxed plaster on steel
In addition to the exhibition, the fair also signals the launch of a new initiative to make art accessible to the everyman. My Art is based on similar international initiatives in the United Kingdom and Australia that have been hugely successful, with the UK scheme loaning almost $70 million for over 35,000 pieces of artwork since its inception. The New Zealand scheme offers loans that range from $1,000-$25,000.
The fair is on from May 25th - 29th at The Cloud on Auckland’s Queen’s Wharf.
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