John Pule

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John Pule (born in Niue, 1962) has represented New Zealand and the Pacific region in numerous exhibitions and art events around the world. During the 1990s, he published two ground- breaking novels, The Shark That Ate the Sun and Burn My Head in Heaven.

He has also published extensively as a poet. A major monograph, Hauaga— the art of John Pule, edited by Nicholas Thomas, was published in 2010, to coincide with the survey exhibition ‘Hauaga (Arrivals)’ which was toured nationally by City Gallery Wellington. With Thomas, Pule co-authored Hiapo; past and present in Niuean backcloth (2005).

John Pule is represented by Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland; Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, and Martin Browne Fine Art in Sydney.