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Gavin Hurley

New in Town


9 September - 30 November 2016


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Boutwell Draper Gallery at the Melbourne Art Fair 2012


Boutwell Draper on stand A52 Melbourne Art Fair 1-5 August 2012


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Art Month Sydney Group Show


2011


Opening Thursday 3 March 6-8 pmExhibition Dates 3 - 19 March

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Kingfishing


Exhibition dates: 11 March - 17 April 2010 Opening: Thursday, 11 March 6 - 8pm


With his parade of personae, Gavin Hurley jumps into the ring with that prim convention of Victorian society, the official portrait, all dressed up, buttoned up and respectacle. But, in a purposeful counterpoint to the pomp, he applies the down-to-earthiness of folk art and the earnest craft of the ... Read more

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Multiplex - Group exhibition


Exhibition dates: 11 June - 26 July 2008
Opening: Wednesday 11 June 6 - 8 pm


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Recent paintings


Exhibition dates: 7 May - 7 June 2008
Opening: Wedesday 7 May 6 - 8 pm


In April 1770, after a complete circumnavigation of New Zealand, Captain James Cook turned the Endeavour westwards and headed for Australia. Nearly two and a half centuries later Auckland-based artist Gavin Hurley has charted a similar course, although adopting a rather different angle of approach. ... Read more

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Recent Works

29 August 2007 - 31 August 2007


Collage techniques of cut-and-paste are integral to Hurleys work. Collecting textures and papers from old books and second-hand haunts, his portraits have a genteel, even antique, decorum and a childlike naivety. Not portraits in the usual sense, of accurately representing a person, his works are a ... Read more

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