Summer 2011



From Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Cairns, Dresden, New York


Future exhibitions and events

auction scene

John Perry reports on a quiet Spring in the auction houses.


News from the art front

awards, prizes and residencies

Artists on a winning streak



in my opinion…

Josie McNaught ponders creativity – at home and abroad

london letter

Matthew Collings ruminates on love and the market

in residence

Elliot Collins finds himself in the midst of a Van Gogh painting

flying visit

American photographer Cathie Opie’s searing cultural portraits

dispatch 1

Coralie Winn and Ryan Reynolds search for inspiration and insight in Berlin

dispatch 2

Mark Graver takes the pulse of the printmaking scene in Sofia

Opening shots

Around the galleries


raoul island on the horizon

Gregory O’Brien and eight other ‘seariding’ artists engage with the complexity, mystery and sheer vastness of the Kermadec Trench

collecting is for everybody

Virginia Were talks to curators, gallerists and collectors about the rewarding and creative activity of collecting

Muka moves south

Melanie Bell talks to Frans Baetens and Magda Van Gils about their inspired project Muka Youth Prints and the future of Muka


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