About the exhibition
Nigel Brown: I AM / WE ARE provides an engaging overview of Nigel Brown’s oeuvre to date. Works that prove instantly recognisable to the general public are featured alongside many that may be less familiar, offering a fresh look at Brown’s artistic scope. While diverse in subject matter, together the artworks form a stylistically coherent exhibition with a focus on Brown’s distinctive use of symbolism and text. Themes include individual and collective New Zealand identity, liberal politics, our natural environment, and the family. This is a visually impressive exhibition featuring several large-scale paintings that have never been displayed in a public gallery setting. All works are from the collection of Nigel Brown and Susan McLaughlin. Curated by Jessica Mio, toured by the Aigantighe Art Gallery, Timaru.
22 September - 28 October 2018