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Thursday, September 27, 2007
  Field series
Published NZ Herald September 6
What: Field Series: New Works, by Mike Petre
Where and when: McPherson Gallery, 14 Vulcan Lane, to September 15

Alot of farming is about looking. Standing by the fence looking at the paddock, checking there is nothing out of the ordinary, getting a sense of the health and heft of the beasts.

Mike Petre brings that observational experience to his painting, now on show in the heart of downtown Auckland.

Raised on a farm west of Piopio in the King Country, Petre has been around animals all his life. "Working them, farming them, butchering them. I carried on from there."

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