Autumn 2013



News from the art front.

awards and residencies

Artists on a winning streak.


From Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Bondi, Sydney, Liverpool


Events and exhibitions to look forward to.

auction scene

John Perry reports on the the year that was and the year ahead.



letter from somewhere

Judy Millar worries that the construct of creative thinking is under attack.

in my opinion…

Josie McNaught on what the Minister for the Arts doesn’t know.


Jennifer Mason taps into architecture’s psychological and emotional potential.

dispatch 1

Paul Woodruffe builds an experimental bach in a Viennese park.

in residence

Walters Prize winner Kate Newby converses with stones in Newfoundland.

flying visit

McCahon House resident Ruth Buchanan discusses her recent work.

opening shots

Around the galleries.


White night in the city

The 2013 Auckland Arts Festival offers an exciting lineup of local and international stars as part of its visual arts programme.

A man of his Word

The provocative, paradoxical and political work of Spanish artist Santiago Sierra comes to Te Tuhi in Auckland.

Paper the world over

Far from becoming an obsolete technology in a world obsessed with the digital, paper is a hot medium for many contemporary artists. Sue Gardiner reports.

Sun, sand and sculpture

Art News visits some summer sculpture events in Auckland and beyond.

an everyday brand of wonder

Curator Justin Paton discusses Bill Culbert’s light-footed approach to his upcoming Venice Biennale exhibition.


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Art News Cover Autumn 13

Cover: Rohan Wealleans, 3-D Tribal Pink Tip, 2013, gouache on paper with acrylic and polystyrene. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Sam Hartnett

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