Spring 2018

spaces

sketches

News from the art front around New Zealand.

awards and residencies

Artists on a winning streak.

postcards

From Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin.

auction scene

Briar Williams rounds up a lively mid-winter auction scene.

upcoming

Events and exhibitions to look forward to.

reviews

opening shots

Around the galleries on opening night.

faces

a longer look

Justin Paton peers into a bucket and finds a meditation on light.

opinion

We need to talk about deaccessioning, suggests Courtney Johnston.

profile

Lucy Jackson explores the work of Emily Hartley-Skudder, who combines 
sublime painting, funny little objects and sometimes the bathroom basin.

profile

The art of Julia Holderness suggests that approximations of the truth make the best lies. Linda Tyler reports.

profile

Megan Dunn talks to Sriwhana Spong about medieval mysticism, dance, dress, performance.

in residence

Artist Shelley Simpson explores the sites of the tin rushes in Stewart Island.

flying visit

Megan Dunn interviews Chris Sharp on Dane Mitchell, the infra-mince and ‘wacky-mode’.

features

feature

Berlin-based Antonio Paucar talks to Julian McKinnon about the need for spirtual connection beyond the material world, and the Andean concept of ‘good living’.

feature

Andrew Paul Wood discusses the work of the 2018 Walters Prize finalists, the provocative, the seductive and the deliberately ambiguous.

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What does architecture have to do with current environmental, humanitarian and political issues? Claire Ulenberg reports from the 
16th Venice Architecture Biennale.

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Balamohan Shingade explores the galleries and museums of Mumbai, finding exhibitions about the city’s housing crisis that capture haphazard scenes from the street and challenge notions of belonging.

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