Autumn 2014



News from the art front.

awards and residencies

Artists on a winning streak.


From Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Singapore, Mexico City


Events and exhibitions to look forward to.

auction scene

John Perry looks back at last year’s auction house action.



in my opinion…

Josie McNaught on the proposed Michael Parekowhai sculpture for Auckland.

letter from somewhere

Judy Millar notes the growing dissatisfaction with art schools worldwide.

flying visit

British artist Simon Starling talks about his first Australasian exhibition.


Rob Garrett curates a public art programme in the heart of Gdánsk.

in residence

Charlotte Huddleston visits Cambodia’s temples, villages and tourist spots.

making it

A limited edition book of Mark Adams’ photographs of Tony Fomison.


ceramics are the new black

Sue Gardiner reports that many young artists are working with clay and exploring its rich materiality and historical associations with functional domestic objects.

the everyday existentialist

Linda Tyler speaks to senior artist Alberto Garcia-Alvarez and the students who’ve been inspired by his intellectual yet playful approach to living the life of an artist.

opening up the territory of thought and sensation

Virginia Were speaks to Artistic Director of the Biennale of Sydney, Juliana Engberg, about desire, imagination and creativity.

sculpture by the sea

Photographs of works by the 12 New Zealand artists who exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea 2013 in Bondi, Sydney.


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COVER: The Maldives Exodus Caravan Show, curated by artist Søren Dahlgaard (installation view at the 55th Venice Biennale, 2013). Image courtesy of Søren Dahlgaard

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