Michael Parekowhai — Portrait of Ed Brown
  • Portrait of Ed Brown(Cropped)
  • Portrait of Ed Brown(Framed)
  • Portrait of Ed Brown(Signature)
  • Portrait of Ed Brown(Reverse)

Lot 20139

MICHAEL PAREKOWHAI

Description

New Zealand, b. 1968

Portrait of Ed Brown

2004

C-Type Photograph Edition of 10

125 x 101 cm

Sold

NZD $17,588
(incl. BP & GST if applicable)

Auction Closed

Thu. Aug. 4 2011 at 1:10am (NZST)

Lot Notes

This painting is available for viewing at Ocula Galleries, Level 1, 25 Sale St, Freemans Bay, Auckland. Please phone (09) 303 3126 to make an appointment or feel free to come by the gallery anytime between 9am - 5pm weekdays.

Artist Profile

Michael Parekowhai is one of New Zealand’s most important contemporary artists. In addition to an extensive exhibition history, his work is held in significant public and private collections in New Zealand and Australia, as well as in several permanent collections across the Asia-Pacific region and in Europe.

His work has been included in a number of international exhibitions, including the Asia-Pacific Triennial, Queensland (2006-2007), the Gwangju Biennale (2004), the Biennale of Sydney (2002), Headlands, MCA, Sydney (1992); and in art fairs such as Art Basel (2006, 2007) and LISTE (2007). A major volume cataloguing Michael’s practice was published by Michael Lett, Auckland in 2007 and the artist’s work has been covered by numerous significant international art periodicals. He was the New Zealand representatve artist at the at the 54th Venice Biennale, exhibiting the sculptural installation On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer

Parekowhai draws on an abundant range of both vernacular and collective vocabularies which he manufactures into the narrative structures and formal languages of his work. Although key themes are introduced species and culture, the potential political dimensions are downplayed. Ideas of camaraderie, tools of teaching and childhood learning, as well as quotations from the canon of modern art history and popular culture openly play out in many of his works.

Born in Porirua (near Wellington) in the North Island of New Zealand in 1968, Michael is of Maori (Ngati Whakarongo) and European descent. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (1990) and Master of Fine Arts (2000) from the University of Auckland (Elam) School of Fine Arts, where he is now Associate Professor of Fine Arts. In 2001 he was awarded an Arts Foundation of New Zealand Laureate. His art practice and exhibition history spans almost two decades. Source: nzatvenice.com

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Provenance

Purchased Michael Lett Gallery

Condition and Measurements

Excellent Condition.

 

Dimensions

Excluding Frame:
Height:
125 cm
Width:
101 cm
Overall Size (including frame, if applicable):
Height:
130 cm
Width:
106 cm
Depth:
6 cm

Edition

Edition of 10

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Auckland
New Zealand

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Artwork Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Artwork Dimensions (including frame, if applicable): 130 x 106 x 6 cm
Artwork Weight: TBC

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Bid History

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****** NZD $10,000
3 August at 9:56 p.m.

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