1ST AUCKLAND TRIENNIAL 2001
03 Mar - 04 Jun 2001
3 March – 4 June 2001
Curator: by Allan Smith
Ashley Bickerton, Mladen Bizumic, Adam Chodzko, Gregory Crewdson, Lisa Crowley, Bill Culbert, Tony De Lautour, Stan Douglas, Bill Hammond, Kendal Heyes, Gavin Hipkins, Roni Horn, David Korty, Justine Kurland, Saskia Leek, John Lyall, Ian MacDonald, James Morrison, Mariele Neudecker, Ani O'Neill, Sabina Ott, Michael Parekowhai, Séraphine Pick, Patrick Pound, Haru Sameshima, Ann Shelton, Michael Shepherd, Paul Sietsema, Ronnie Van Hout, Ruth Watson, Brendon Wilkinson.
Auckland Art Gallery is staging its inaugural Triennial of contemporary art. The Triennial's exhibition, Bright Paradise: exotic history and sublime artifice, curated by Allan Smith, Curator, Contemporary Art, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tâmaki, will be presented at three institutions: the Auckland Art Gallery's New Gallery, Artspace and Auckland University's The Kenneth Myers Centre.
31 New Zealand and international artists will explore dreamscapes of modern history: the artificial paradise, the lost paradise, the coastal and the oceanic imagination.