John R. P. Hodgson   
2016                                                                              Scroll down for images
My projects in 2016 were focused on life in and around the city and the layering of history underpinning what the city is today.  The “city” in this instance is my home city of Auckland, New Zealand.  Some of the motifs are specific to Auckland,  Tāmaki Makau Rau ('Isthmus of one thousand lovers', also translated as 'Tamaki-the bride sought by a hundred suitors').  The sentiments and observations apply to any city, especially the layering of occupation over time,  the significances that are important to different peoples at different historical moments.  


John Hodgson
“Play #1: 7.37 PM”, 2016
Acrylic, charcoal, on paper collage on board
1200x900mm            NZD 2,250



John Hodgson
“Play #2: Saturday”, 2016
Acrylic, charcoal, on paper collage on board
1200x900mm            NZD 2,250




John Hodgson
“Play #3: Softbait”, 2016
Acrylic, charcoal, on paper collage on board
1200x900mm            NZD 2,250


John Hodgson
“Dog Days”, 2016
Oil on canvas on board
372x294mm                NZD $850



John Hodgson
“Construction”, 2016
Oil on canvas on board
412x328m                NZD $865




John Hodgson
“Longer Boats”, 2016
Acrylic on canvas on board
362x290mm                Collection of the Artist


John Hodgson
“Hello Akarana”, 2016
Oil on canvas on board
338x505mm              Private Collection


John Hodgson
“Auckland Palimpsest”, 2016
Oil on canvas on board
340x506mm                Private Collection




John Hodgson
“A Hundred Lovers”, 2016
Oil on canvas on board
358x477mm                NZD $950



John Hodgson
“Party 1963”, 2016
Oil on canvas on board
302x355mm                NZD $850



John Hodgson
“Falling”, 2016
Oil on canvas on board
285x390mm              NZD $650




John Hodgson
“Construction”, 2016
Oil on canvas on board
316x396mm               Collection of the Artist



John Hodgson
“Remembering”, 2016
Oil on canvas on board
298x368mm             NZD 650
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