Collection News

Showing posts for October 2012.

International silkscreen prints feature 38 years apart in the Chartwell Collection

Coming up to the end of its 38th year of collecting contemporary New Zealand and Australian art – with some other international additions, it has been timely to look at the latest of acquisitions in 2012 and the very first ones in 1974. The first work to enter the collection that year was... more

Made Active publication wins Bronze in Best Awards

Congratulations to Inhouse, who were recently awarded a Bronze at the Best Awards for the publication they designed for the Made Active exhibition. Design Director - Arch MacDonnell Design Team - Toby Curnow, Sarah Gladwell Contributors - Jennifer French View more details and images... more

Contact. Artists from Aotearoa/New Zealand at Frankfurter Kunstverein

John Ward Knox, who has work in the Chartwell Collection (view here), is currently exhibiting in Frankfurt as part of the NZ exhibitions in association with the 2012 Frankfurt Book Fair. His work, No title, 2012, neon, is installed at the Frankfurter Kunstverein as part of the group exhibition... more

Plans for tour of Joe Sheehan Survey

Thumbnail image: (Detail) Words Fail, 2011 Plans are underway for a tour of the hugely popular survey exhibition, Other Stories Stone Works: 2002 - 2012, by Joe Sheehan, an initiative of Pataka Art + Museum, Porirua, New Zealand. Some fifty works from both private and public collections have been... more

Chartwell loans make AAG Blog

Fiona Moorhead, the Chartwell Registrar at Auckland Art Gallery, has written about some of the loans currently out at other institutions around New Zealand – including some from the Chartwell Collection. You can see Chartwell works Currently On Show here on our site but take a moment to read... more

Kate Newby Wins Walters Prize 2012

 Kate Newby, represented in the Chartwell Collection, has been awarded the 2012 Walters Prize. See her Collection works here. The $50,000 Walters Prize is awarded for an outstanding work of contemporary New Zealand art produced and exhibited during the past two years. Newby was nominated by... more