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Every Artist, 27 March – 25 July, City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand

Every Artist
27 March – 25 July 2021
City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
curated by Aaron Lister

Every Artist includes works by Isaiah Barlow (NZ), The Cool Couple (ITA), Matthew Couper (NZ/US), Agatha Gothe-Snape (AUS), Julia Holden (NZ), Emily Karaka (NZ), Tracey Moffatt (AUS), Kent Monkman (CAN), Ella Sutherland (NZ), Hank Willis Thomas (US), and Johnson Witehira (NZ). Hundreds of others are listed, pictured, invoked, collaborated with, played, or performed.

Art history is too important to be left to art historians.
Every Artist is an exhibition of local, national, and international artists who rethink, remap, queer, and even gamify the history of art – often by subverting the tools of art history (maps, charts, diagrams, books, the biopic). This is art history as fodder for art making, not the other way round. Continue reading