Among these eleven artists a ‘smoothing’ operates. It operates differently whether thick and buttery or applied in slickly layered glazes. The painter’s attentiveness, whether pressing, rubbing or sealing over warp and weft or board, creates an intimate relation between their touch and our being touched.
Simon Morris, Daily Painting #19, 2011 June 18 – September 18, 2011 Wellington artist Simon Morris is well known at The Dowse for his permanent commission Rainscreen, which welcomes visitors to the gallery and was the inspiration for The Dowse logo. In this exhibition, Morris creates a site-specific wall painting that explores the structures and boundaries of abstraction, considering the possibilities of paint within an architectural space. Blue Water Colour comprises a series of 50 […]
Installation view. February 3-26,2011 The artworks in COLOUR light TIME celebrate complexity, transience, and the contingent nature of being. They off er us a range of approaches whilst engaging us with our own experiencing, perceiving, understanding, and feeling, and ask us to consider how these processes unfold and develop over time. Through the use of colour and light in time and space, the artworks generate complex responses via physical phenomena (sensation) and symbolic codes (knowledge). […]
August 13 – September 4, 2010
April 22 - May 8, 2010
MINUS SPACE is delighted to announce the group exhibition Escape from New York at The Engine Room, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand, from April 22 - May 8, 2010. Curated by Matthew Deleget, the exhibition surveys reductive strategies by 29 artists living in and around New York City. Each artist will present a single small work, as well as an open letter to the local community of artists.
Works by Simon Morris & Jeena Shin (left to right) October 16 – November 14, 2009
Installation view January 17 – February 7, 2009 ParisCONCRET’s inaugural exhibition “Pour faire simple”. Participating Artists: Pam Aitken, Daniel Argyle, Roger Bensasson, Joel Besse, Sanne Bruggink, Carola Bark, Christoph Dahlhausen, Julian Dashper, Rene Eicke, Billy Gruner, Brent Hallard, Hiroshi Harada, Tony Harding, Jose Heerkens, Sarah Keighery, Irene Kivinen, Vaclav Krucek, Arjan Janssen, Kate Mackay, Aldo Mengolini, Simon Morris, Antoine Nelen, Roland Orepuk, Charles Payan, Jacek Przybyszewski, Paul Raguenes, Alexandra Roozen, Marlene Sarroff, Clary Stolte, […]
Work by Joachim Bandau January 30 – February 28, 2009 Featuring artists Kevin Appel (LA), Joachim Bandau (GER), Frank Gerritz (GER), Jane Harris (UK), Noel Ivanoff (NZ), Simon Morris (NZ) & Jeena Shin (NZ).
August 20 — September 13, 2008 Organized by CCNOA and curated by Tilman, the exhibition includes artists Justin Andrews (AUS), John Beech (UK/USA), Kjell Bjorgeengen (N), Helen Calder (NZ), Julian Dashper (NZ), Matthew Deleget (USA), Alexandra Dementieva (RUS/B) & Aernoudt Jacobs (B), Ward Denys (B), Billy Gruner (AUS), Andre Hemer (NZ), Clemens Hollerer (A), Andrew Huston (UK/USA), Simon Ingram (NZ), Kyle Jenkins (AUS), Klaas Kloosterboer (Nl), Pippa Makgill (NZ), Rossana Martinez (USA), Simon Morris […]
Installation view July 24 — August 16, 2007