Autumn 2012



News from the art front

awards and residencies

Artists on a winning streak


From Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin


Events and exhibitions to look forward to

auction scene

John Perry reports on the vicissitudes of the 2011 auction year



in conversation

Carole Anne Meehan discusses her role as manager of public art in Auckland

in my opinion…

Josie McNaught on lengthy speeches at openings and other annoyances

profile 2

Steve Carr’s art hovers between the sweet and the malevolent

in residence 1

Tiffany Singh’s inspiring collaborative community projects in Samoa

in residence 2

In Vermont, Graham Fletcher continues his reconstructed modernist interiors


Belinda Wilson spends a month painting in the hills of Catalonia

Opening shots

Around the galleries


big art on highway 16

Dan Chappell visits the exceptional sculpture park on the edge of the Kaipara Harbour, which has been established by art patron Alan Gibbs

an urgent thirst for the new

What’s hot in leading contemporary practice today? Sue Gardiner talks to artists in pursuit of the new

taking a collective approach

Dan Chappell looks at the ins and outs of art collecting, and checks out the current market

movement as a dominant medium

Assistant Len Lye Curator at the Govett-Brewster, Paul Brobbel, visits Britain and considers how Len Lye’s groundbreaking practice is seen outside New Zealand


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Autumn 2012 Cover

Cover: Richard Serra, Te Tuhirangi Contour, 1999/2001, Corten steel plates. Photo: David Hartley

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