There are 3 receptions in the next 14 days
OSARETIN IGHILEReception Thursday March 13, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Skoto Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of recent sculpture by the Nigerian-born sculptor Osaretin Ighile. This is his second solo show at the gallery. The artist will be present at the reception on Thursday, March 13th, 6-8pm.
Osaretin Ighile’s work is informed by a sophisticated discourse on traditional philosophical concepts, a deep understanding of the aesthetic and cultural character of the African continent as well as an invigorating inclination and facility with various mate... ...more
GREER TWISSReception Friday March 14, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Opening Friday 14th March 5:30pm
The latest release from the series on important New Zealand artists by Ron Sang Publications is Greer Twiss: Sculptor. The major monograph is the definitive record of an extraordinary body of work. Please join us for the book launch and an exhibition of works by Greer Twiss. ...more
MARY MCINTYREReception Friday March 14, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Amusing, joke-like messages are written across the work. 'Your love is better than ice cream', 'life is a garbage sandwich', 'no happy ending today'.
Matching the captions and quotations with the drawings was a great deal of 'fun' for the artist, who often thinks in terms of 'entertainments' and who, despite the many set-backs in her life, attempts to remain firmly optimistic and joyful in her outlook. She delights in the 'gorgeous' and 'beautiful' and in many respects these paintings are a t... ...more