News from the art front.
awards and residencies
Artists on a winning streak.
From Auckland, Hastings, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Sydney, Bondi.
John Perry looks into his crystal ball.
Events and exhibitions to look forward to.
Letter from somewhere
Judy Millar contemplates the formidable power of images.
in my opinion…
Josie McNaught finds that Tokyo has culture coursing through its veins.
Visiting artist David Shrigley is deadly serious yet manages to make us laugh.
Engaging with McCahon’s work is a rich experience for Daniel Malone.
Belinda Griffiths thinks about the big challenges facing women artists.
Around the Galleries.
prepare to be uplifted
Simon Rees, Director of the Govett-Brewster/Len Lye Centre, talks to Virginia Were about what’s ahead for the dramatically transformed gallery.
visiting the ghosts of the past
Michael Shepherd, Stanley Palmer and John Walsh tell Dan Chappell about their productive artists’ trip to Gallipoli.
art in the age of ecological emergency
Sue Gardiner talks to artists who’re working hard to find innovative solutions and responses to the dire threat of climate change.
chinese treasure boxes
Sophia McKinnon examines the surprising phenomenon of lavish, private museums being built by wealthy art lovers all over China.