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Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America


Sat 7 May 2016–Sun 18 Sep 2016, 10:00am–5:00pm

Where: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

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  • Concession: $10.25 ($10.00 + $0.25 fees)
  • Children : $0.00
  • Auckland Art Gallery Members: $0.00
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'Space to Dream' is the first major exhibition in Australasia to introduce, in depth, the art of South America.

The exhibition reveals how South American artists see a social significance for their work and how as rebels and revolutionaries, dreamers and poets, they have challenged, embraced, explained or transformed their realities, lives, cultures and spaces from the 1960s to today.

Visit 'Space to Dream' and experience the work of 41 artists, who include senior figures internationally recognised for their contribution to art as well as younger figures including Lygia Clark, Juan Fernando Herrán, Alfredo Jaar, Marcos Lopez, Ernesto Neto, Hélio Oiticia, Bernardo Oyarzun, Lotty Rosenfeld, Martín Sastre and many more.

Bringing together some of the most visually engaging painting, sculpture, photography, installation, film and performance from across six countries – Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia and Uruguay – 'Space to Dream' includes major works and exciting new commissions.

'Space to Dream' has been developed by Chilean curator Beatriz Bustos Oyanedel and Auckland Art Gallery Principal Curator and Head of Programmes, Zara Stanhope and is accompanied by a significant visitor programme.

Take advantage of a special Early bird general admission price of $12.50. You can also buy tickets on any day of the exhibition, from the Gallery's front desk.

Image credits:

Marcos López, Terraza. São Paulo, Brasil (Terrace. São Paulo, Brazil), 2012 (detail), courtesy of the artist, Argentina

Ernesto Neto, Just like drops in time, nothing, 2002 (installation detail), collection: Art Gallery of New South Wales – purchased with assistance from Clayton Utz, 2002

Ronald Duarte, Nimbo Oxalá (Nimbus Oxalá), 2004 (detail), courtesy of the artist, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Pedro Stephan

Luis Camnitzer, Landscape As an Attitude, 1979 (detail), courtesy Alexander Gray Associates, New York, © 2016 Luis Camnitzer / Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York

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