Spring 2010

spaces

sketches

News from the art front.

awards, prizes and residencies

Artists on a winning streak

postcards

From Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Brisbane

upcoming

Future exhibitions and events

auction scene

John Perry checks out some boutique auctions

reviews

what’s on

Your comprehensive guide to gallery exhibitions and art events

faces

In my opinion…

Josie McNaught looks at arts sponsorship

London letter

Matthew Collings reflects on US realist Alice Neel

Making it

Justin Paton’s book is translated into a TV series

In Residence

Johanna Pegler befriends a grand old oak at Awhitu

Flying Visit

Nothing is too ambitious for Mexican artist Hector Zamora

Dispatch 1

Fiona Amundsen takes her camera to Hiroshima

Dispatch 2

Geoffrey H. Short shows in Europe and visits Basel

Opening shots

Around the galleries

features

HOME IS A GENTLEMAN’S RESIDENCE

The $50m James Wallace Arts Trust Collection has a beautiful new home open to the public

BOUND FOR COCKATOO ISLAND

Virginia Were visits the 17th Biennale of Sydney and finds artists engaging with precarious times

MINISTERING TO A FRAGILE PLANET

Many artists are tackling the environment as a crucial issue, reports Sue Gardiner

BOLD, NEW AND CURIOUS FORMS

Kristin D’Agostino and Craig Foltz trace the new wave of jewellery and its embrace of sculpture

IN SEARCH OF TRANSCENDENCE

Virginia Were reports on roundabout˚ – an exhibition pivoting on ideas of faith and belief

CLOSE TO THE BONE

Why Australian artist Ron Mueck’s hyper-real sculptures of humans have universal appeal

promotions

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TERTIARY ART COURSES SUPPLEMENT

A list of study options for 2011

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