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What is contemporary art?

Maria Olsen, 'Threshold', 1983, Collection of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, Ngāmotu New Plymouth.
30 Jul 2022
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Saturday 20 August 2022
Have you ever looked at contemporary art and said, “Is that art?” or even felt uncomfortable entering a Contemporary Art Gallery?
Event type: 
Art, Exhibition, Public Program
Price: 
Free
Venue: 
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre
Address: 
42 Queen Street New Plymouth, 4310 Aotearoa New Zealand
Region: 
Taranaki

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  • Sat 20 August 2022 (Date update due to scheduling conflicts) 
  • 10:30 - 11:30AM
  • Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
  • Free
  • All Welcome

 

Have you ever looked at contemporary art and said, “Is that art?” or even felt uncomfortable entering a Contemporary Art Gallery?

If yes, then join us for an open discussion and Q&A for a chance to ask curators, contemporary artists, and gallery staff, all your burning questions.

“Where should I begin when looking at contemporary art?"

"How do you choose the exhibitions shown here?”

Bring all your questions, and leave with a new perspective.

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Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

15 Jun 2022

Interests The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is New Zealand's premier contemporary art museum and home to the collection of modernist filmmaker and kinetic sculptor Len Lye. Admission is free.