Winter 2008



From Auckland, Wellington, Malborough, 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


eye on the media

Josie McNaught on the state of arts on TV

London letter

Matthew Collings invites us into his painting studio

flying visit 1

British artist Isaac Julien in the land of the mist

dispatch 1

Phil Dadson revels in India’s sights and sounds

in residence 1

Humour finds its way into Peter Peryer’s new work

dispatch 2

Tim Melville meets the Mornington Island artists

in residence 2

Why Alicia Frankovich wears a GPS watch

flying visit 2

New York artist Spencer Finch visits a glacier

opening shots

Around the galleries


The art crowd goes wild!

Sue Gardiner compares the worlds of art and sport and finds startling similarities

Alternative art histories

Four brilliant 20th century women artists – where are they now? Virginia Were reports.

Nelson weathers the storm

How the Nelson arts scene has rebounded after the departure of its most famous event


Reader giveaway

We have two prize packs for lucky readers this issue – a copy of Rita Angus – An Artist’s Life, by Jill Trevelyan, and a DVD of Gaylene Preston’s documentary Lovely Rita

Trash to Fashion Awards

Waitakere City’s award-winning event – where arts and fashion meet environmental awareness

Subscribe and win

All new subscribers go in the draw to win the book Certain Words Drawn by John Reynolds, valued at $70

Winter 2008 cover

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