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About Mark Cross

About Mark Cross

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06 Apr, 2013

Sienna Palette

"Despite the title, Sienna Palette, the Paintings by Mark Cross at the Pierre Peeters Gallery are tightly governed by the concern for a magic reali...

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25 Oct, 2005

Sheep Country at Real Gallery by Adam Gifford

The devastation of Niue by Cyclone Heta in January last year sparked a change of course for painter Mark Cross, a long-time resident of the island. After more than a de...

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30 Nov, 2003

INTRODUCTION TO EXILES IN PARADISE, 14-28 NOVEMBER 2003

It was in April 2001 while viewing the masterpiece, ‘Tangaloa’ in a local private collection that I was first introduced to Mark Cross. Indeed this was an honora...

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23 Nov, 2003

Get on the Damn Plane

Mark Cross: “Get on the damn plane” Importer Brett Porter is the unsung hero of the country’s latest exhibition - by Niue-based artist Mark Cross. “Brett Porter told me...

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21 Sep, 2003

Seventeen Years Of Painting

Mark Cross is one of a select band of New Zealand painters whose works depict the landscape in a meticulous style and yet are not about the landscape – at least, not in the illustrative man...

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15 May, 2003

A View From Afar of Primeval Landscapes

At the John Leech Gallery until May 31 are paintings by Mark Cross, New Zealand art's most gifted outsider. These paintings, the result of years of patient work, are remote from any of the fashionable movements.

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12 May, 2003

Mark Cross "Recent Works" Exhibition

Mark Cross (born Auckland 1955) is a sculptor, writer, print-maker and installation artist but is more familiar to the New Zealand art public for his realist paintings that move from traditional landscape...

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22 Sep, 2002

Exhibition Introduction

Mark Cross’ paintings are more sur-real than real. They are part of a realist tradition that is concerned with portraying the subjective explorations of the landscape rather than any true physical representation...

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22 Aug, 2002

MARK CROSS AND THE ART OF RECONCILIATION

Story telling is not a luxury. Our species is helpless without it and the urge to reflect, recollect and interpret reality to each other, among generations and between cultures...

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