JULIA HOLDEN – A Day At The Beach – 21 June- 8 July 2022

Batgammon Afternoon, 2022 oil on linen, 1040 1400mm

Julia Holden’s new paintings tell the story of the regulars at Little Palm Beach on Waiheke Island
and the daily social interactions of its community of clothing-optional bathers.

ARTIST TALK – Weds 22 June, 12pm
Join artist Julia Holden as she discusses her current practice and exhibition

Julia Holden, Day trippers, 2022 oil on canvas, 1200 x 1000mm Dip, 2022 oil on linen, 770 x 600mm Julia Holden, Dog Days, 2022 oil on canvas, 600 x 450mm Summer Sun, 2022 oil on linen, 750 x 1200mm LM, 2022 oil on linen, 600 x 600mm Bather, 2022 oil on linen, 1020 x 1020mm Sun Worship, 2022 oil on linen, 1020 x 1020mm The Three Graces (after Raphael), 2022 oil on linen, 1400 1400mm
Julia Holden, 'Pam', 2022 oil on board, eight panels, 450 x 600mm each
The Great Waiheke Nude (Audrey Baldwin), 2022 archival inkjet print, special edition, 630 x 1200mm

Also on show, 4 performance photographic works that reference the tradition of Le Grande Nu.
These works were made in collaboration with Christchurch performance artist Audrey Baldwin.