News from the art front.
awards and residencies
Artists on a winning streak.
From Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin.
John Perry reports on some interesting developments over Winter.
Events and exhibitions to look forward to.
Judy Millar muses on the importance of place within a globalised art world.
Why Susan Te Kahurangi King is New Zealand’s latest overseas art sensation.
Ewan McDougall’s paintings capture the joys and tragedies of human existence.
Elizabeth Ellis travels to Europe with Gottfried Lindauer’s Maori Portraits.
Josie McNaught checks out art and architecture in Tokyo and beyond.
Creating an art book for a smartphone was a new challenge for Kriselle Baker.
Around the galleries.
walters prize 2016
Virginia Were is immersed in the four outstanding photo and time-based media works chosen for New Zealand’s most prestigious art award.
ART AT THE DAWN OF THE POST-HUMAN ERA
Simon Ingram, Elena Knox and Stelarc are three artists exploring the rapidly changing field of emergent technologies. Julian McKinnon interviews them about their groundbreaking work.
CHANGING THE RULES OF ENGAGEMENT
Anthony Byrt’s new book about contemporary New Zealand art is a compelling hybrid of journalism, art criticism and travel writing. Julian McKinnon finds out what inspired this highly original text.
TIM AND SHERRAH: A LOVE STORY
Jill Trevelyan tells the story of two much-loved collectors who championed key New Zealand artists and gallerists at a time when the New Zealand art scene was in its fledgling stages.
Enter the draw to win a copy of This Model World: Travels to the Edge of Contemporary Art by Anthony Byrt, published by Auckland University
Press, and valued at $45. DVD.
Enter the draw to win a digital copy of Fiona Pardington: A Beautiful
Hesitation and Neil Pardington: The Order of Things, published by
Baker+Douglas, and valued at $24.99 each.