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Title

Taranaki from Oeo Road, under Moonlight, 27-28 September 1999


Artist

Laurence Aberhart

New Zealand

1949 -


About

Laurence Aberhart is considered one of New Zealand's most important contemporary artists. His work has been exhibited widely with solo exhibitions in New Zealand, Australia and Hong Kong. Significant group exhibitions include 'Station to Station: The Way of the Cross' at the Auckland City Art Gallery, New Zealand, 1994; 'Wonderlands', Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand, 2000; and 'Flight Patterns', Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2000. More recently, Aberhart's work was included in a photographic collection survey at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2002. Aberhart has traveled widely throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.

As well as participating in artist residencies at Tylee Cottage, Wanganui, New Zealand and Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand, Aberhart has been awarded numerous QW II Arts Council Grants (1981, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988) including a Fullbright Cultural Grant in 1987 and a Moet & Chandon Fellowship in 1994. His work is in all major New Zealand public collections, in addition to those in Australia, United States of America and France.


Details


Dates

1999
printed 2000


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph, gold and selenium toned


Edition

print no. 25


Dimensions

20.1 x 25.1 cm image; 24.0 x 30.3 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., silver pen "L. Aberhart 1999/2000".


Credit

Purchased with funds provided by the Photography Collection Benefactors' Program 2002


Location

Not on display


Accession number

112.2002


Artist information

Laurence Aberhart

Works in the collection

6


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


The Macau Museum of Art, Ghostwriting: Photographs of Macau, 2000.

City Gallery Wellington, Parihaka: The Art of Passive Resistance, Wellington, 2000.