News from the art front.
awards and residencies
Artists on a winning streak.
From Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin
Events and exhibitions to look forward to.
John Perry finds paintings of Theo Schoon’s Maori rock art are in demand.
Letter from somewhere
Judy Millar reflects on how the Internet is shaping our notions of place.
in my opinion…
Josie McNaught teases out the conundrum of public art funding.
The interactions between humans and plants interest Zina Swanson.
In the streets of Bangalore, Ben Buchanan finds vinyl everywhere.
Gavin Hipkins is flying high with a hypnotic new feature film.
Brett Graham focuses on the fate of Manhattan’s early inhabitants.
Around the Galleries.
A strategic essentialist in the Manawatu
Artist and educator Robert Jahnke has mentored a generation of Maori artists, creating a structure and environment that is unique amongst indigenous models for art education. Linda Tyler talks to his students.
ARTISTS ON THE EDGE OF AN EPIPHANY
How does the mysterious process of creative thinking happen? Sue Gardiner asks a group of artists about their elusive ‘light bulb’ moments when ideas arrive seemingly out of the blue.
A FEISTY PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
A memorable survey exhibition and a new book celebrate PhotoForum’s 40th anniversary. Virginia Were ἀnds out what makes this New Zealand photographic society so special.
GALLERIES IN TRANSITION
New Zealand’s public galleries are in a state of transformation – many with exciting new building developments underway. Art News takes a look behind the hoardings.
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