Autumn 2017



News from the art front.

awards and residencies

Artists on a winning streak.


From Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland.

auction scene

John Perry reports on the past year’s auction scene.


Events and exhibitions to look forward to.



Judy Millar on the need for artists to work together rather than in competition.


Courtney Johnston considers the ethics of museums and data collection.


Martin Patrick talks to Simon Morris about his highly alluring new works.


Kim Pieters discusses painting and philosophy with Andrew Paul Wood.

hot topic

Simon Mark on why a Pacific Pavilion at Venice Biennale is sure to be a hit.

in residence

Russ Flatt’s new photographic series taken during his residency in Vermont.

in residence

Judy Darragh was at Montalvo Arts Center, California, during uncertain times.

opening shots

Around the galleries.


A burning necessity

Art afficionado, Warwick Brown, talks to Linda Tyler about his and his late wife Kitty’s shared passion for collecting over the last 50 years.

Sculpture cast a spell

A photographic essay featuring Michael Parekowhai’s new public sculpture, The Lighthouse, and many other remarkable works that have materialised over summer.

Naked and charged

On the eve of Tate’s outstanding exhibition of nudes arriving in Auckland, Julian McKinnon speaks to New Zealand artists enamoured with the naked body.

The gift of time

Asia New Zealand Foundation and Creative New Zealand have joined forces to help artists extend their networks to Asia. Raymond Tiong talks to two artists about their recent Far East residencies.


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