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Contemporary gallery, Level 5, Te PapaPrevious Exhibition
Retorts & Comebacks brings together works that reflect Peter Robinson’s changing approach to art making over 20 years. It showcases his ability to continually refresh and enliven his practice, and to work with new materials and ideas.
The title alludes to another facet of Robinson’s practice – his use of wit and irony to question and challenge – sometimes controversially – art and its meanings, politics, and power, and his relationship to these things.
Robinson rose to prominence in the 1990s and is considered a leading artist of his generation.