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May, 2020

2020Sat16May10:00 am4:30 pmTheo Schoon and NZ Art exhibition | Te Uru10:00 am - 4:30 pm Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, 420 Titirangi Road, Titirangi, Auckland 0604Type:Art,Exhibition,FreeWhere:West AucklandAges:Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Theo School and NZ art exhibition

Event Details

The first comprehensive exhibition of Schoon’s art in decades, Split Level View Finder rethinks his legacy for 21st–century Aotearoa.

He was born in Java to Dutch parents, but educated back in the Netherlands at the Rotterdam Academy of Fine Arts. He arrived in Aotearoa New Zealand in 1939, where he would become a catalyst for modernism.

The art exhibition includes works by Rita Angus, Len Castle, A.R.D. Fairburn, Rolfe Hattaway, Dennis Knight Turner, Douglas MacDiarmid, Paratene Matchitt, Selwyn Muru, Arnold Wilson, and Ans Westra.

The exhibition is on at Te Uru Waitakere Comporary Gallery until 14 June.



FREE entry