Autumn 2009



From Raratonga, Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland

auction scene

John Perry takes stock of the recent auctions



News from the art front

awards, prizes and residencies

Artists on a winning streak


Future exhibitions and events


whata��s on

Your comprehensive guide to gallery exhibitions and art events


flying visit

Russia’s Factory of Found Clothing are in town

London letter

Matthew Collings eyes up the Tate’s Triennial

eye on the media

Josie McNaught ponders media funding policies

dispatch 1

In Europe Jeffrey Harris visits his favourite works

dispatch 2

Joe Sheehan finds life is sweet in SA?o Paulo

making it

Tracey Tawhiao’s new graffiti work at Brick Bay

dispatch 3

Stuart Shepherd at New York’s Outsider Art Fair

opening shots

Around the galleries


Strange new histories

United Kingdom artist Yinka Shonibare’s elaborate tableaux deconstruct art and colonial history

You really had to be there!

Sue Gardiner finds temporary works are becoming increasingly important in contemporary practice

Bringing painting to the church

Judy Millar’s exciting Venice Biennale project is well on track. Virginia Were reports.

It just gets better…

Auckland Art Fair brings together the best Australasian artists and galleries – all under one roof


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