24 May 2016

Out and About | Space to Dream Exhibition


Recently I went to Auckland Art Gallery to have a look at the Space to Dream exhibition, which features recent art from South America. I have always loved going to the gallery as it's right by my Uni. They have two fab exhibitions going on at the moment - an artist I love - Fiona Pardington's A Beautiful Hesitation and the one I've mentioned, Space to Dream.

I think one of the best artworks/installations I've seen in real life is from Ernesto Neto called Just like drops in time, nothing. You really have to be there to experience it as the smell is one of the highlights, an unusual quality for art to have. The room smells like spices, especially turmeric and cloves - it's so nice!


If you live in Auckland I'd obviously really suggest you go to it, and this is a reminder that you should definitely go out and explore galleries near to you. I went by myself and there's something really nice about just walking around in a near empty building.

This was a bit of a random post to write, but I just wanted to share some photos & such.


-Emma
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  1. I did history of art at university so this appeals to me so much! Wish I was in Aukland! x

    lots of love, Jane

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    1. Art history is something I've been really interested in, but never really done! x

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  2. I'm hoping to experience the exhibition this week, it looks amazing! The art gallery is one of my favourite places to just wander around, I studied Art History at uni and love just examining the art xx

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    1. It is really cool, I hope you enjoy it :) xx

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