News from the art front.
awards and residencies
Artists on a winning streak.
From Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland.
John Perry reports on the past year’s auction scene.
Events and exhibitions to look forward to.
Your comprehensive guide to gallery exhibitions and art events.
Judy Millar on the need for artists to work together rather than in competition.
Courtney Johnston considers the ethics of museums and data collection.
Martin Patrick talks to Simon Morris about his highly alluring new works.
Kim Pieters discusses painting and philosophy with Andrew Paul Wood.
Claudia Arozqueta is energised by Yona Lee’s ambitious sculptural installations.
Simon Mark on why a Pacific Pavilion at Venice Biennale is sure to be a hit.
Russ Flatt’s new photographic series taken during his residency in Vermont.
Judy Darragh was at Montalvo Arts Center, California, during uncertain times.
Around the galleries.
Artists are rediscovering a love of fabric and textiles as a haptic antidote to our screen-based lives. Sue Gardiner reports..
A burning necessity
Art afficionado, Warwick Brown, talks to Linda Tyler about his and his late wife Kitty’s shared passion for collecting over the last 50 years.
Sculpture cast a spell
A photographic essay featuring Michael Parekowhai’s new public sculpture, The Lighthouse, and many other remarkable works that have materialised over summer.
Naked and charged
On the eve of Tate’s outstanding exhibition of nudes arriving in Auckland, Julian McKinnon speaks to New Zealand artists enamoured with the naked body.
The gift of time
Asia New Zealand Foundation and Creative New Zealand have joined forces to help artists extend their networks to Asia. Raymond Tiong talks to two artists about their recent Far East residencies.
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An essential guide to study options in 2017.
Michael Parekowhai, The Lighthouse, 2017 (interior detail), on Queens Wharf, Auckland. The most recent addition to Auckland Council’s Public Art Collection. Photo: Art News New Zealand