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EVENTS: 11 - 17 NOVEMBER 2002

Events principal sponsor*Montana Wines Ltd

LEN LYE - THE BUSINESS OF ENERGY AND A FEELING OF ZIZZ A keynote lecture series in partnership with Continuing Education, Victoria University of Wellington, at City Cinema, City Gallery Wellington. Bookings: 04 463 6556 / conted@vuw.ac.nz $15 adults; $13 students/concession; $12 Friends of City Gallery Wellington.

* Len Lye & New Zealand Art Dame Cheryll Sotheran Monday 11 November, 6pm

* Len Lye: Perpetual Motion John Matthews (Chair of the Len Lye Foundation) Monday 18 November, 6pm

SALON DI VIRTUOSI - 'FLIGHT': BRIDGET DOUGLAS (FLUTE) & CAROLYN MILLS (HARP) Friday 15 November, 6pm Artist teachers from the Victoria University School of Music and Principal players of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Bridget Douglas and Carolyn Mills perform in the second Salon di Virtuosi concert for 2002. The programme ranges from classical to contemporary, with works by George Frederick Handel, Ned Rorem, Philippe Gaubert, Chou Wen-chung and Manuel de Falla. Complimentary refreshments served from 6pm. Concert starts at 6.30pm. Adults $15; Concession & Friends of City Gallery Wellington $12; Students with ID $6. For advance bookings call Tracey Monastra T: 04 801 4241. Door sales may be available on the night. Salon di Virtuosi is a partnership between City Gallery Wellington and Victoria University of Wellington.

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS ADMISSION FREE

Gerhard Richter Survey Until 1 December 2002 A survey of exemplary works by Gerhard Richter, one of the most internationally acclaimed German artists working today. An exhibition catalogue is available. An exhibition presented by the Institute of Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa), Germany, in co-operation with the Goethe-Institut Inter Nationes Wellington. John Parker*Ceramics Until 1 December 2002 John Parker*Ceramics surveys the 35 year career and current work of one of New Zealand's foremost ceramicists. John Parker is generously supported by Creative New Zealand Toi Aotearoa. Generous support from Magnum Mac.

Len Lye Presented by Telecom New Zealand Ltd Until 24 November 2002 Len Lye features 17 of the artist's ground-breaking short films, 21 photograms of friends and colleagues (including Le Corbusier and Georgia O'Keeffe) and six stunning kinetic sculptures. Len Lye is a joint exhibition between the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, supported by the Len Lye Foundation. Len Lye Foundation is supported by the Technix Group. Generously supported by Radio Active.

Trace Murdoch*15XTABLES 8 Nov - 15 Dec 2002 Michael Hirschfeld Gallery Local furniture and building designer Trace Murdoch's solo exhibition includes 15 meranti ply tables in various sizes, colours and dimensions. Some are enclosed within two large wooden boxes that restrict access to several viewing slots, forcing viewers to see the tables through controlled vantage points or perspectives. 15XTABLES is supported by Creative New Zealand. The exhibition is presented within the 360 programme*a full perspective on Wellington Art*which is generously sponsored by Designworks.

City Gallery Wellington is managed by the Wellington Museums Trust with major funding from the Wellington City Council.

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