In the Vast Emptiness: the Canterbury Landscape as Captured by Twentieth Century Painters

Exhibition date:
18 December 2015 to 21 August 2016
New Zealand
Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū

Canterbury features some of the most diverse and dynamic landscape in the country. But this is also a landscape marked by an overriding sense of emptiness, an awareness, particularly since the earthquakes, of the immense subterranean forces that have created this startling and visually impressive part of New Zealand. In the Vast Emptiness brings together a selection of works by twentieth-century Canterbury artists, who have responded in unique ways to this place.


Text extracted from Christchurch Art Gallery website.

Exhibition artworks