A comprehensive presentation of 30 years of Fiona Pardington's artistic practice featuring more than 100 photographs.
In a nutshell:
Death, sex and the female gaze / Archiving the archives / Traditional and forgotten objects
Explore themes of death, sex, flesh and the female gaze in Fiona Pardington: A Beautiful Hesitation, on at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. With more than 100 photographs on display, A Beautiful Hesitation is a comprehensive presentation of 30 years of Fiona Pardington's artistic practice. Revealing the key elements that have helped to shape her work, the exhibition celebrates one of New Zealand’s most notable photographers.
Image credit: Fiona Pardington, Moonlight de Sade, 2010. Image courtesy of the artist and Starkwhite, Auckland.
Image credit: Fiona Pardington, Still Life with Albatross Feathers with Pounamu and Coral Hearts, Ripiro, 2013. Archival inkjet print, gesso and acrylic polymer on canvas, 1100 x 850mm. Image courtesy of the artist and Starkwhite, Auckland.
Principal Partner EY, Project Partner City Gallery Wellington. In association with Christchurch Art Gallery. With support from Regional Facilities Auckland, Starkwhite, Opticmix and John Leech Framing Workshop.
Saturday 5 March to Sunday 26 June
Daily, 10am to 5pm
Please note, the opening defers from the date shown in the programme brochure.