Michael Parekowhai, Colin McCahon, Jim Allen 

Exhibition date:
25 August 2012 to 23 September 2012
New Zealand
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

A special one-month programme to coincide with the showing of Michael Parekowhai’s 54th Venice Biennale 2011 exhibition On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer. The exhibition featured He Kōrero Pūrākau mo te Awanui o Te Motu: story of a New Zealand river, an extraordinary and ornately carved red Steinway grand piano that was played daily.

Showed alongside Parekowhai’s works were four paintings by Colin McCahon and three installations by Jim Allen, selected from Te Papa’s art collection.