Exhibition

Yellow Moon: He Marama Kōwhai

28 October 2017 – 28 October 2018

Yellow is a colour with impact – it’s time to encounter its brilliance.

This lively exhibition offers the chance to think about how artists work and create, to consider differences and similarities, and to be inspired by a variety of unexpected creative thinking processes. Glowing, vivid paintings – mainly abstract – join surprising sculpture, video and photography. Featuring the work of well-known artists like Rosalie Gascoigne, Michael Smither and Colin McCahon, it also presents new work by artists Ani O’Neill and (perhaps heralding the start of a weaving revival) Annie Mackenzie. Bursting with energy and pleasure, Yellow Moon is an exhibition for visitors of all ages.

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Director's Foreword
Director's Foreword

Director's Foreword

As I write this, I’m still smiling with pleasure and pride at the huge success of the Gallery Foundation’s fundraising drive for our own work by Ron Mueck. Wonderful in its own right, it’s amazing to finish the 2017 calendar year knowing a sculpture by Mueck is now on its way to join the other four ‘great works’ for Christchurch.