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Ruth Buchanan in Melbourne

Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia presents: LOOSELY SPEAKING 23.03.13 – 27.04.13 RUTH BUCHANAN (NZ), SARAH CROWEST, ADELLE MILLS CURATED BY PIP WALLIS Exhibition Dates: 23 March – 27 April 2013 Opening: Friday 22 March 2013, 6 – 8pm Isn’t this entire,... more


13 Rooms Performance Series 2013.

13 Rooms, the 27th Kaldor Public Art Project in Sydney is an ambitious event. Featuring 13 artists from around the world, including Damien Hirst, Marina Abramović, John Baldessari and Tino Sehgal, 13 Rooms is an innovative group exhibition of ‘living sculpture’ within 13 purpose-built... more


Simon Denny for Venice Biennale curated exhibition

Congratulations go to Simon Denny who has been included in The Encyclopedic Palace curated by Massimiliano Gioni for the 2013 Venice Biennale. www.labiennale.org/en/art/exhibition/artists/ Photograph: Derek Henderson. more


21st Century Custodianship:Collecting Media Art

Adam Art Gallery, Wellington is hosting a discussion panel on the unique challenges to institutional art collections posed by the acquisition of media art, considered from the perspective of exhibition, collection and conservation practices. Philip Dadson Dadson is a pioneer of time-based... more


Ralph Hotere 1931-2013

It was with much sadness that the Chartwell Trust learnt of the passing of Ralph Hotere in Dunedin. Hotere was a hugely respected artist and greatly valued for his outstanding contribution to the New Zealand culture.  His life- long and deeply felt engagement with materials as well... more


Simon Morris, Wall Drawing, Frankfurt 2012

Morris’ Wall Drawing was part of an exhibition, with 25 other NZ artists, at the Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany, 2012. It showcased the best of Aotearoa’s young, mid-career and senior artists in an exhibition titled Contact, that explores how New Zealand and its art has been shaped by... more


Victoria Wynne-Jones at AAANZ

Last year, Victoria Wynne-Jones attended the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ) conference in Sydney to present a paper, “I will bark as a mad dog...” The conference was held in the third week of the Biennale of Sydney. Titled Together <> Apart it addressed... more


Julian Dashper - Donald Judd

Donald Judd Julian Dashper PS, Amsterdam 27 January - 14 March 2013 www.psprojectspace.nl From January 27 - March 24, 2013, the work Untitled (O), 1990 - 1992 by Julian Dashper will be exhibited at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. The exhibition is accompanied by a publication with... more


Fiona Connor - Bare Use

Bare Use Fiona Connor 1301PE, Los Angeles 19 January - 23 February 2013 www.1301pe.com "1301PE is pleased to announce its first solo exhibition with Los Angeles-based artist Fiona Connor. Working at the intersection of architecture, sculpture, and installation, Fiona Connor encourages us to... more


Chartwell work featured on NZ at Venice Blog

To the table by Justin Paton › Image: Bill Culbert, Plain of Jars, 1996. more


Chartwell show makes top picks list for 2012

Eye Contact, a review blog run by John Hurrell, recently presented a list of top exhibition picks for 2012. Made Active: The Chartwell Show, at the Auckland Art Gallery in mid 2012, made the list as did some of  the exhibitions from which Chartwell made subsequent acquisitions for the... more


Simon Denny-2013 Young Alumnus Of The Year

Chartwell congratulates Simon Denny who is to be awarded the University of Auckland 2013 Young Alumnus of the Year in a ceremony at the University in March 2013."The University of Auckland gave me the rudiments of a language that would enable me to communicate with people around the world," he said.... more


Made Active: The Chartwell Show exhibition images

Images of Made Active: The Chartwell Show are now online - view them here. 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


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


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


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


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


Reflect - The Festival of Lights in Auckland

A video by Public Works Media showcasing the artworks as part of Reflect, a lighting journey of discovery across Auckland's central city waterfront held 20-22 and 26-29 July 2012, featuring works from the Chartwell Collection by Clinton Watkins and Héctor Zamora. more


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