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Jacqueline Fahey’s Suburbanites

26 September 2020 - 24 January 2021

Jacqueline Fahey presents suburban life replete with familial, domestic and neighbourhood entanglements. Centering on her experience as a woman in the suburbs, Fahey brings love, loss, family, friendship, frustration, chaos, conflict and aging into the frame of portraiture.

Painting for over seven decades, Fahey is a significant figure in the history of New Zealand art.

This exhibition is a survey of Fahey’s work developed and toured by The New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pūkenga Whakaata.

National Sponsors: Lion Foundation and Chris & Kathy Parkin.

Education programmes are available for this exhibition.


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Image: The Birthday Party, Jacqueline Fahey, 1974, Victoria University of Wellington Art Collection.
Photo: John Collie, reproduced courtesy of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū