Spring 2011



From Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hobart, Brisbane, Sydney

auction scene


News from the art front

awards, prizes and residencies

Artists on a winning streak


Future exhibitions and events



In my opinion…

Josie McNaught schemes to give sport the heave ho and favour the arts

making it

Judy Millar goes back to Venice to make an ambitious new work

dispatch 1

Laurence Aberhart’s photographs of America’s struggling northeastern states

dispatch 2

Linda Tyler races around the Venice Biennale and sizes up the feast of art


Liyen Chong’s new works take the body and consciousness as their focus

Opening shots

Around the galleries


Serious about the game

Bill Milbank looks at Philip Trusttum’s recent paintings, which deconstruct the physics, personalities and cultural dynamics of New Zealand’s most popular sport

Aspiring to the condition of architecture

Rather than making work that passively exists within the white cube, many artists want to directly engage with or alter architectural spaces. Sue Gardiner reports.

Oceania: A fertile imaginative space

Virginia Were looks at a landmark exhibition project in Wellington and an exciting new gallery in Mangere – both promoting Oceanic art and the artists who make it.


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