Art for Sale

We look at some of the best artworks in Auckland’s galleries this month

Shades of Grey (Horse Puzzle) by Neal Palmer.

SHADES OF GREY (HORSE PUZZLE) by Neal Palmer, $15,000
This life-sized four-panel painting is part of a series that explores the comparisons between the value of horses and artworks.
Acrylic and silver leaf on four panels
2315mm x 2915mm
On show October 20 to November 8at nkb Gallery, 455 Mt Eden Rd
nkbgallery.co.nz

All Black, Only the Brave by Paul Jackson; Walter Whitlow by Peter Stitchbury.

ALL BLACK, ONLY THE BRAVE by Paul Jackson, $18,500
The uniform depicted here is that of the 1905/6 rugby tour of England tour, before the team was known as the All Blacks.
Oil on linen, 1665mm x 1320mm
Orexart, 15 Putiki St, Arch Hill
orexart.co.nz

WALTER WHITLOW by Peter Stitchbury, estimate $65,000-$85,000
Peter Stichbury made his name painting perfect “faces of nearly oppressive flawlessness”. This work treads a fine line between glamour and gauche, providing a rich source of ambivalent tension and wit.
Acrylic on linen, title inscribed, signed and dated 2005 verso, 1600mm x 1200mm
Mossgreen-Webb's Important Paintings & Contemporary Art Auction, November 29
23-25 Falcon St, Parnell
mossgreen-webbs.co.nz

Kokako by Mandy Patmore.

KOKAKO by Mandy Patmore, $400
The work of Karekare artist Mandy Patmore reflects her passionate relationship with the environment, looking at the past, present and future of our land and how humans interact with it.
Acrylic on native timber
Depot Artspace Gallery, 28 Clarence St, Devonport
depotartspace.co.nz

Day for Night, Kumara 2016 by Greta Anderson.

DAY FOR NIGHT, KUMARA 2016 by Greta Anderson, $4000
New Zealand photographer Greta Anderson often trains her lens on the routine commonplace items of the everyday, such as this simple kumara.
Pigment print, Edition 1 of 5, 850mm x 1050mm
Two Rooms, 16 Putiki St, Arch Hill
tworooms.co.nz

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