Wayne Youle

Artist Profile
Wayne Youle: Look Mum No Hands

Wayne Youle: Look Mum No Hands

He’s been called a cultural prankster, an agent provocateur and a bullshit artist (that last description came from his dad, but it was bestowed – he’s pretty sure – with love). While we’re at it, add ‘serial pun merchant’ to that list; in art, as in conversation, Wayne Youle can spot a good one-liner a mile off and has never knowingly left an entendre undoubled.

Event
Private Viewing: Wayne Youle: Look Mum No Hands
Private Viewing: Wayne Youle: Look Mum No Hands

Join us for a private Friends viewing of Wayne Youle’s new exhibition Look Mum No Hands

Event
Drop On In: Sock Puppets
Drop On In: Sock Puppets

We are kicking it old school and creating some fun sock puppets inspired by the art of Wayne Youle. 

Exhibition
Wayne Youle: Look Mum No Hands

Wayne Youle: Look Mum No Hands

Full to the brim with high energy, sharp-witted artmaking

Notes
The House of Wellbeing

The House of Wellbeing

On Saturday, I spoke at the launch of a major new work of art in public space—Wayne Youle's installation The House of Wellbeing ALL WELCOME, at the CPIT Aoraki campus on Madras Street.

Collection
ALONE TIME
Wayne Youle ALONE TIME
An obsessively ordered, subversively witty re-imagining of Wayne Youle’s studio, ALONE TIME also evokes a more abstract space: the creative sanctuary any artist must carve out from everyday life for the serious business of making art. A bunker, a tree-house, a ‘room of one’s own’, it’s full to bursting with references to the humour, self-doubt and daily work ethic required to build and sustain an artistic practice – not to mention the magic wand. (Unseen: The Changing Collection, 18 December 2015 – 19 June 2016)
Article
Sparks that fly upwards

Sparks that fly upwards

Curator Felicity Milburn remembers five years and 101 installations in a gallery without walls.

 

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