06 Mar 1984 – 22 Apr 1984
This was a major Christchurch Festival omnibus exhibition comprising a variety of exhibitions threaded together by the common link that each work utislises paper as a support or the medium itself.
Invitation to tthe Opening of Paperchase (detail)
About this Exhibition
Paperchase was an omnibus exhibition comprising 14 smaller exhibitions on the theme of paper and drawing, drawn from New Zealand, Australia, Britain and the United States. It conprised Print USA, Crown Point Press, Tamarind Institute, Jabberwock, Timothy Payne, Judy Silver, Guy Warren, Penny Wells, Capa and Cardew, Kay Lawrence, Ruth Faerber, Denise Oates, Blue Guitar (etchings by David Hockney) and the drawings of Henry Fuseli.
13,000 visitors came to the Gallery during March, well above the avearage attendance for a city of 298,000. It attracted many people from all over New Zealand.
Max Hailstone, detail from Design and Designers (Griffin Press, Wellington, 1985). Collection of Robert and Barbara Stewart Library and Archives, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu
14 Jul 2014 – 25 Aug 2014
Central Library Peterborough
Shane Cotton Hiruhārama 2009–12. Acrylic, photo etching and aquatint on paper. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, purchased 2013
209 Tuam Street, 7 June – 17 August
209 Tuam Street
Helen Calder Yellow, blue, red and black (detail) 2013. Enamel paint, rubber cords. Courtesy of the artist
15 Feb 2014 – 28 Sep 2014