Autumn 2016



News from the art front.

awards and residencies

Artists on a winning streak.


From Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin.

auction scene

John Perry looks back on the past year’s auction action.


Events and exhibitions to look forward to.


opening shots

Around the galleries.


in my opinion…

Josie McNaught asks: do we really need a movie museum?


Linda Tyler is impressed by the 8th Asia Pacific Triennial in Brisbane.


Luke Willis Thompson talks to Laura Suzuki about his latest project.


André Hemer discusses his tactile paintings with Virginia Were.


Jessica Douglas reports on her residency at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

in residence

Conor Clarke makes a new series of photographs at Waitawa Regional Park.

flying visit

Lucy Hammonds interviews Glasgow-based artist Kate Davis in Dunedin.


a car crash of influences

British art star and media darling, Grayson Perry, talks to Art News about his first major survey exhibition, which is at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.

in search of the otherworldly

Sue Gardiner meets four artists whose work engages with alternative knowledge systems to open up new imaginative spaces.

navigating pacific art

As Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust celebrates its third decade, Nina Tonga looks at the history – and phenomenal success – of this organisation promoting Pacific art.


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Art News Autumn 2016

Grayson Perry, The Annunciation of the Virgin Deal (detail) from the series The Vanity of Small Differences, 2012, wool, cotton, acrylic, polyester and silk tapestry, edition of 6 plus 2 AP, courtesy of the artist and Victoria Miro, London. ©Grayson Perry

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