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About Gow Langsford

Gow Langsford is a commercial art space committed to fostering and promoting the best contemporary art from New Zealand and abroad. In two inner-city Auckland locations, the Gallery represents established New Zealand and international artists. Celebrating 30 Years in 2017, Gow Langsford is one of the country’s most established galleries and is widely regarded as its most influential dealer gallery.

The Kitchener St Gallery, located directly opposite the Auckland Art Gallery, is focused on curated exhibitions and also has a second viewing space dedicated to editions. The generous dimensions of the Lorne St Gallery allow for the exhibition of large-scale works and installations. Alongside a regular and varied exhibition schedule, Gow Langsford is a market leader in works on the secondary market.

The Gallery’s experienced staff provides comprehensive art collection advice. This service is client-centered and encompasses acquisitions; valuations; restoration and framing advice; investment opportunities and collection management.

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News 18 October 2021

Grace Wright’s Painted Cacophonies Entice and Repel in Equal Measure on Ocula

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Alpha Paradise, 2020. Installation View at Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland

Anna Dickie of Ocula explores Grace Wright's latest works and the inspiration for her painting practice. 

"Just as Wright's very recognisable flat brushstrokes twist in unexpected ways, so does her work's relationship with a cacophony of influences, from Western art history to dance, nature, and the contemporary technological and socio-political moment.

In Alpha Paradise, Wright's inaugural show with Gow Langsford Gallery in Auckland in 2020, elements of 17th-century painting floated to the surface of large richly layered acrylic paintings harbouring coiling compositions rendered in the contrasting colour combinations of the Baroque. Across the gallery, Prussian blues, viridian greens, bright yellows, moody umbers, and turquoises and pinks bloomed."

Read the full article here.