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Showing posts for June 2015.

On Show: Colin McCahon, French Bay 1957, from the Chartwell Collection

Colin McCahon’s work, French Bay, 1957, an oil on canvas on board in the Chartwell Collection, is currently on show at the Auckland Art Gallery. It is featured in Freedom and Structure: Cubism and New Zealand Art 1930–1960, curated by Julia Waite. Here, in this photograph from the... more


Tom Who? The Enigma of Tom Kreisler 2015

Directed by Shirley Horrocks Director Shirley Horrocks’ doco, featured in the 2015 New Zealand International Film Festival, sheds new light on the life and art of Tom Kreisler, a 20th-century New Zealand painter with scant interest in landscape but a strong affinity with Mexican traditions... more


On Show: Richard Killeen, Flyers, 1979 from the Chartwell Collection

Richard Killeen's Flyers, 1979, acrylic lacquer on aluminium, is currently on show (2015) on the ground floor of the Auckland Art Gallery. Here are two images of the work - one at the Auckland Art Gallery in 2015 alongside a Don Driver work also in the Collection. The other is the same work by... more