Spring 2016

spaces

sketches

News from the art front.

awards and residencies

Artists on a winning streak.

postcards

From Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin.

auction scene

John Perry reports on some interesting developments over Winter.

upcoming

Events and exhibitions to look forward to.

reviews

faces

Judy Millar muses on the importance of place within a globalised art world.

profile

Why Susan Te Kahurangi King is New Zealand’s latest overseas art sensation.

profile

Ewan McDougall’s paintings capture the joys and tragedies of human existence.

dispatch

Elizabeth Ellis travels to Europe with Gottfried Lindauer’s Maori Portraits.

dispatch

Josie McNaught checks out art and architecture in Tokyo and beyond.

making it

Creating an art book for a smartphone was a new challenge for Kriselle Baker.

opening shots

Around the galleries.

features

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.

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reader giveaways

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Yvonne Todd, Amateur Theatre, 2016

Yvonne Todd, Amateur Theatre, 2016, c-type print, 120 x 95.3cm, edition of 3 + 1 AP. From Barnacles series commissioned by Tauranga Art Gallery. Courtesy of the artist.

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