News from the art front.
awards and residencies
Artists on a winning streak.
From Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Cairns, Kassel.
Events and exhibitions to look forward to.
John Perry reports on the thrilling Les and Milly Paris Collection auction.
in my opinion…
Josie McNaught on overpriced publicly funded art projects.
letter from somewhere
Judy Millar visits the Frankfurt Book Fair and ponders the art.
Matthew Couper’s irreverent paintings reflect on modern themes.
Gregory O’Brien on the Kermadec exhibition’s inspiring travels abroad.
Toronto-based filmmaker and artist Srinivas Krishna visits Auckland.
Around the galleries.
Gardens, boats and protests
Gil Hanly talks to Art News about husband Pat’s love of sailing,
kite-flying and involvement in the protest movements of the 1980s.
Revisiting the Summer of Love
Just like their contemporaries in the 1960s, artists today are still critiquing the status quo and dreaming of a utopian world. Sue Gardiner reports.
opening a post-colonial Pandora’s Box
In a strange twist of fate, an important Shane Cotton survey exhibition, pencilled in for Christchurch Art Gallery, will instead open at Brisbane’s Institute of Modern Art. Robert Leonard tells the story.
A prestigious international sculpture symposium is just one of a host of exciting outdoor sculpture events this summer.
christmas reader giveaway
Win a Big Book Box for Christmas. There are two prize packs of nine books, each pack valued at over $500.
Auckland Artweek’s Artzine competition
Mikayla Fairweather’s winning exhibition review.
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