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NIDUS furniture by Andrew Missen

Wellington furniture designer-maker Andrew Missen has created a show of one off pieces for us at Hunters and Collectors for the month of November.   Image:  Russell Kleyn   The steel chairs and tables are unique designs by Andrew Missen, who has created furniture for Seashore Cabaret, Maranui and other Wellington eateries as well as many custom pieces for clients he had through his shop NIDUS in Newtown.   Missen who is inspired by Eastern Europe; the workers, scrap metal and shipyards, designs with utilitarian, industrial and straight lines. The leather seats are from scraps Missen acquired at a Japanese textile shop in Kilbirnie. The furniture is all handmade in Wellington, and every piece is different.  For Missen it is very much ‘vive la...

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ARE YOU SURE THIS IS THE WRONG THING? A ceramics exhibition by Sophie Hathaway

After her sold out show last year, Sophie has created a new body of ceramic works for her new show that opens this Friday night.  Playful, antic, sometimes looking awkward in the way that life itself can look awkward. Leaving the viewer to be the clever one. Berhampore, my studio and me. A follower of Montaigne “Be astonished. Contradict yourself. Embrace imperfection” CONTACT US for purchases or commissions!    CONTACT US  to inquire about purchases or commissions  

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George Turner RGB Landscapes EXTENDED

After his SOLD OUT show last month- we decided to continue Georges' show with a collection of all new ONE OFF works! Please in in touch to buy or lay-buy a piece... (please excuse the photos, its very hard to get as we cant stand back far enough!) Piopiotahi [The Gates] $1295 Lake Rotoiti   $1195 Doubtful Sound $1195 Lake Manapouri $1195 The Landower $1295  

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George Turner RGB Landscapes

George Turner is an artist and musician who consistently creates work inspired by Aotearoa. RGB LANDSCAPES is a collection of one off 'virtual paintings' that depict dystopian and yet recognisable views of iconic NZ landscapes. The series of 9 works are taken from the most familiar NZ locations in order to form a satirical view of NZ's tourism, agriculture and development and it's impact on these landscapes. Using geographical data, 3d technology and photogrammetry George has created surreal, dreamlike images images of Aotearoa. RGB LANDSCAPES is up until September 4th  

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Happier Hunting Ground BY Antionette Ratcliffe

  Happier Hunting Ground Named after the pet funeral service and cemetery in Evelyn Waugh's 'The Loved One', Happier Hunting Ground explores our individual subjective experiences anthropomorphising the connections between animals as we spend time with them. Whether it be looking out the kitchen window at the host of sparrows that visit the punga tree regularly or watching a cat enter a room looking for their housemate, these observations make us feel like we get a small insight into their 'to-do list.' Antoinette Ratcliffe's exhibition features her taxidermy made from ethically sourced animals and taxidermy based photography made over the last three years. Each animal given to her came with a story from the person who had tried to save...

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