John Madden: 29 Souls Underground (Pike River) - Art Collector

John Madden, 29. Oil and ink on canvas, 121 x 101.5cm. Courtesy: the artist and OREXART, Auckland

Pike River was the scene of New Zealand’s 2010 coal mine disaster that killed 29 men, whose bodies still lie underground six years later . John Madden comes from a long seam of coal miners, his grandfather, father and uncles all worked the mines both in NZ and the north of England.

Exhibition opens: 5.30-7.30pm Tuesday 1 March 2016
Exhibition closes: 24 March 2016
Location: OREXART, 15 Putiki Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland NZ
Contact: +64 9 378 0588

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