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Martin Basher: Birds of Paradise

April 13 - May 14

Martin Basher’s latest solo exhibition at Starkwhite introduces a new body of work to a New Zealand audience. Large-scale paintings build graphic layers of hard-edged and linear botanical shapes into stark, sumptuous forms hovering somewhere between floral still-life — that traditional genre of painting steeped in allegory and moral contemplation — and hybridised, layered abstraction. Incorporating the gradient-based abstractions Basher is best known for, while pushing out into new territories of figuration, the exhibition takes his work into places the artist describes as some of the most “pictorially challenging, tenuous, interesting and exhausting I’ve been in for years.”

Details

Start:
April 13
End:
May 14

Gallery Name

Starkwhite
Phone:
+64 9-307 0703
Email:
contact@starkwhite.co.nz
Website:
starkwhite.co.nz

Venue

Starkwhite
510 Karangahape Rd
Auckland, New Zealand
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Details

Start:
April 13
End:
May 14

Gallery Name

Starkwhite
Phone:
+64 9-307 0703
Email:
contact@starkwhite.co.nz
Website:
starkwhite.co.nz

Venue

Starkwhite
510 Karangahape Rd
Auckland, New Zealand
+ Google Map