GOW LANGSFORD FLAGSHIP GALLERY

New Zealand’s Leading Art Dealer

Gow Langsford is New Zealand’s leading art dealer. For over 35 years, the gallery has fostered and promoted the best contemporary art from New Zealand and abroad, cultivating an engaged audience and collector base. With its primary presence in central Auckland, directly opposite Auckland Art Gallery, Gow Langsford has become an integral part of the country’s cultural landscape.

In early 2024, Gow Langsford launched its flagship premises in the Auckland suburb of Onehunga. The facility is one of the largest commercial art spaces in Australasia, and includes premium gallery spaces, studios for promising artists, and an extensive visual arts library. The building was originally commissioned in 1958 by Polish businesswoman, philanthropist, and arts patron, Helena Rubinstein. Gow Langsford has extensively refurbished the site, ensuring that its best features have been preserved while the building has been tastefully modernised.

Targetti were engaged to assist with the lighting design and supply of the space, with lighting being an essential element for the Gallery setting. Targetti ZENO’s with Wall Washer optics were used throughout the main gallery complimented with Ray’s with Zoom optics, both with a CRI<97 ensuring a high-quality of light for all works on display. The OZ Magnetic Track System was used throughout the library and boardroom space, giving maximum flexibility dependent on what works were on display. Whilst the IBL CONE 70 downlight used in all offices and utility areas for its minimal and sleek appearance and exceptional glare control. 

PROJECT: Gow Langsford Flagship Gallery Onehunga

ARCHITECTURE: Alisha Patel

LIGHTING: Targetti NZ

CONTRACTORS: Fitzjames Construction and RGB Electrical

PHOTOGRPAHY: Samuel Hartnett

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