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14 August 1992 —
13 September 1992

Philip Trusttum:
From Living

Philip Trusttum: From Living, 1992 (installation view).
Philip Trusttum: From Living, 1992 (installation view).
Philip Trusttum: From Living, 1992 (installation view).
Philip Trusttum: From Living, 1992 (installation view).
Philip Trusttum, Cat No. 42, 45, 46, 1992 (installation view). Watercolour on paper. 200mm x 150mm each.
Philip Trusttum, Book of Dreams, 1992 (installation view). Acrylic on canvas. 1800mm x 1800mm.
Philip Trusttum, Button Downs, (installation view). Mixed media on canvas. 2730mm x 1810mm.
Philip Trusttum, John. Acrylic on canvas. 2060mm x 2500mm.
Philip Trusttum, Kiss. Acrylic on canvas. 2060mm x 1610mm.
Philip Trusttum, Lee
Philip Trusttum, Lee
Philip Trusttum, Oamaru. Acrylic on canvas. 1800mm x 1900mm.
Philip Trusttum, Pissing Mat. Acrylic on canvas. 2060mm x 1400mm.
Philip Trusttum, Plumb Bob, (installation view). Acrylic on canvas. 1440mm x 2190mm.
Philip Trusttum, Red. Acrylic on canvas. 2070mm x 1570mm.
Philip Trusttum, Scissors. Acrylic on canvas. 2090mm x 1500mm.

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Philip Trusttum has continued to produce paintings that challenge, stimulate and delight the public. This exhibition looks, in the main, at the work produced over this last decade and concentrates its focus on the increasing vigour of work from the last two years.

Trusttum’s works are optimistic - the upturned face gives hope, the sense that all of the effort is worth it, that the strength in the legs and boots will prevail. This is generally reinforced by the titles like Gate, Glimpse, Green Fingers and Eating. They express the sense of achievement and the effort being worthwhile and totally rewarding.

It is that optimism which makes all of Philip Trusttum’s paintings the major and enriching force in New Zealand art today and as they have so consistently been for the last 30 years.

Press

→ Exhibition reflects pleasure of life, Howick & Pakuranga Times, 17-08-1992
→ Gallery first with show, 1992

Our gallery is currently closed while we install our next exhibitions, but Te Tuhi Café and our other facilities and programmes remain open. Haere mai!

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