Monday, June 08, 2009

The Gentryfication of Wellington

If you think the number of Paul Dibble works on public view make him Wellington’s Court sculptor, consider the remarkable rise and rise of Regan Gentry.

2007 TheNewDowse one person exhibition Of Gorse of Course
2007 Wellington Sculpture Trust Green Islands, installed on plinths outside Te Papa
2009 Wellington Sculpture Trust Subject to change, being installed on Karo Drive Te Aro
2009 CNZ contestable funding round just announced: “City Gallery, Wellington: towards commissioning of a new work by Regan Gentry $12,000.”
Image: Regan Gentry’s Subject to change (in the forground) under construction