Winter 2014



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.

auction scene

John Perry feels things are hotting up on the auction front.



in my opinion…

Josie McNaught wonders what happened to the arts during the royal visit.

letter from somewhere

Judy Millar reflects on how the Internet is shaping our notions of place.

flying visit

Dutch artist Marijke de Goey installs a new work at Gibbs Farm.


Shannon Te Ao’s work explores the poetic potential of history and site.

in residence

Australian artist Noel McKenna paints suburbia with an outsider’s clarity.


Kiwi jeweller Peter Deckers visits Schmuck and Talente in Munich.

in residence

Nine Australian artists take to the beaches and hills of Waiheke Island.


Dark Rooms fire imagination

The 19th Biennale of Sydney assembles a group of artists who take
viewers into the interrelated worlds of imagination and desire.

Promiscuous collaborator

After nearly a decade working in Australia, highly regarded curator
Robert Leonard is back in New Zealand. He talks to Virginia Were.

streets of europe

Solomon Mortimer’s new book of photographs documents chance
encounters with strangers on the streets of Europe.

Gordon Walters: the mystery years in Australia

Sue Gardiner follows the scanty trail of information about Gordon
Walters’ time in Australia, and discovers a tale of love, loss and art.

keeper of the artistic flame

Linda Tyler speaks to renowned artist and educator Marilynn Webb about
printmaking, politics, feminism, and the many students she has nurtured.


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Solomon Mortimer, Paris Punk

Solomon Mortimer, Metro Station Punk, 2013, selenium toned silver gelatin fibre print.

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