Summer 2008



From Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin

auction scene

John Perry takes stock of the recent auctions



News from the art front

awards, prizes and residencies

Artists on a winning streak


Future exhibitions and events


what’s on

Your comprehensive guide to gallery exhibitions and art events


London letter

Matthew Collings hears his name being dropped

eye on the media

Josie McNaught on mainstream media misdemeanours

in residence 1

Andre Hemer’s ‘illegitimate’ installations in Seoul

flying visit

Isabel Nolan attends to the nuances of language


Robyn Pickens on Armenia’s emerging arts scene

in residence 2

Richard Lewer visits the Stations of the Cross

opening shots

Around the galleries


Change the world… now!

Sue Gardiner meets idealists committed to art… and making the world a better place

The people’s prints

Artists and collectors alike are discovering prints are hot currency. Billie Lythberg reports.

Sedition in stitch

Virginia Were finds artists messing with stitch and embroidery’s impeccable reputation

Shifting between worlds

Artist Ted Bracey helped forge New Zealand’s art educational landscape. John Hurrell reports.

Fertile field of experimentation

Art News finds a swag of fantastic artists transforming urban Christchurch for SCAPE 2009


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