New and recent work by KIRSTIN CARLIN and EMMA FITTS is included in "Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show" at the Auckland Art Gallery from 28 November 2015 - April 2016.
Discover a new vigour in recent New Zealand painting in this multi-artist exhibition. Responding to the question 'What can painting offer that other art forms cannot?', the artworks selected and commissioned for this survey share a focus on material and form, and are deliberately open-ended. Includes KIRSTIN CARLIN, Julian Hooper, Anoushka Akel, EMMA FITTS, Adrian Vaughan, Barbara Tuck, Saskia Leek, Dan Arps, Nicola Farquhar and more.
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EMMA FITTS will exhibit new work at Melanie Roger Gallery in February 2016 alongside new work by PETER GOUGE and HEIDI BRICKELL.
Installation images by Jennifer French courtesy of the Auckland Art Gallery.