by Melanie on 17 October 2011
Update: We're happy to report that Michael Parekowhai's proposed sculpture, The World Turns, was awarded Premier of Queensland's Sculpture Commission. You can read more details about the work and the commission on Creative New Zealand's NZ At Venice blog.
Following his success in Venice,...
by Melanie on 14 October 2011
Video: Slide show of works in the Chartwell Collection
Chartwell would like to thank the Arts Foundation for awarding us the 2011 Arts Foundation of New Zealand Award for Patronage.
"Chartwell is delighted to receive an Award for Patronage from the Arts Foundation of New Zealand, which is...
by Melanie on 26 September 2011
The video work by Clinton Watkins presented by Chartwell in
conjunction with the artist and Starkwhite for Auckland Art Fair is
now available to download free directly from our website. The
video is an M4V format and is compressed as a .zip file.
Click here to download video (4MB) >...
by Melanie on 20 September 2011
Reason and Rhyme
ST PAUL St Gallery, Auckland
30 September - 28 October
Chartwell are proud to support Reason and Rhyme, a two part collaborative trans-Tasman exchange project between ST PAUL St Gallery and Gertrude Contemporary. New Zealand artists included in the...
by Amy Howden Chapman on 06 September 2011
The joy of the much talked about and repeatedly reviewed William Leavitt retrospective Theatre Objects, which recently ended at MOCA – was a brazen simplicity coupled with a deep sense of strangeness. Leavitt’s work investigates the alien in the everyday by contemplating...
by Sue on 03 September 2011
Chartwell proudly invites you all to come up to level 2 at the newly opened Auckland Art Gallery, to visit the Chartwell Gallery and see the project installations by Peter Robinson, Dane Mitchell and artist collective et al. There are Chartwell works featured throughout the galleries on all levels...
by Melanie on 31 August 2011
Chartwell is happy to announce the upcoming release of I Spy NZ Art, to be published by the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki on occasion of the opening of the new gallery on September 3. The book features works from the Chartwell Collection, and was written by Hanna Scott and Julia Waite with...
by Sue on 16 August 2011
Several artists in the Chartwell Collection are included as finalists in the 2012 Basil Sellers Art Award. Just announced in August 2011, the list includes:
Brook Andrew (new acquisition), Richard Bell, Lauren Brincat (new acquisition), Jon Campbell, Eugene Carchesio (Chartwell acquisitions),...
by Melanie on 14 August 2011
David Aspden: the colour of music and place
Art Gallery New South Wales
24 July - 4 September
Recently opened at the Art Gallery of New South Wales is a show exploring the work of David Aspden, an Australian painter whose 1986 work 1 Hour 28 Minutes is part of the...
by Sue on 07 July 2011
Australian collector John Kaldor has given the Art Gallery of New South Wales almost his whole personal art collection which is displayed currently in the new John Kaldor Family Gallery, a space converted from AGNSW behind the scenes storage space to house the collection- which includes works by...
by Sue on 06 July 2011
The Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki re-opens on Saturday 3 September 2011. Since construction began in 2008, the gallery has been operating solely from their Khartoum Place venue so the much anticipated re-opening means a fresh start for the gallery in many ways. There is the contemporary...
by Melanie on 21 June 2011
Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne
10 June - 16 July 2011
Sean Bailey, Peter Kennedy, Richard Maloy (NZ), Elizabeth Newman, Lisa Oppenheim (USA)
Curated by Amita Kirpalani
"Bringing together work by five artists from Australia, New Zealand and the...
by Melanie on 21 June 2011
Elizabeth Newman & Nicki Wynnychuk - room for plan B
Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide
20 May - 18 June 2011
room for plan B is the first artistic collaboration between Elizabeth Newman and Nicki Wynnychuk. Taking their inspiration from similar historical cues and...
by Melanie on 02 May 2011
Joseph Herscher - La macchina botanica
MICROCLIMA, Biennale Gardens, Venice
La macchina botanica is the first work commissioned for MICROCLIMA, a new series of site-specific projects in the Greenhouse of Venice's Biennale Garden that use contemporary art as a means for...
by Sue on 26 April 2011
The registration staff at Auckland Art Gallery have reported that all works from the Chartwell Collection on loan to Christchurch Art Gallery are safe after the Christchurch earthquake.
Pictured: Max Gimblett, Cerulean Blue - to Len Lye, 1981, acrylic polymer on canvas. Christchurch Art...
by Melanie on 26 April 2011
Alex Monteith - Chartwell Red Expression Session, 2011
Chartwell are proud to be supporting Alex Monteith's live performance intervention which takes place during The Association of Surfing Professional Women's Pro Tour, 26 April - 1 May, TSB Bank Women's Surf Festival Taranaki, 2011....
by Sue on 11 April 2011
We can report that the next Chartwell Books in Schools donation has been successfully received by NZ art teachers at all high schools around NZ. A Micronaut in the Wide World: The Imaginative LIfe and Times of Graham Percy, AUP, 2011 has been so well received that feedback has come flooding in...
by Melanie on 07 April 2011
Chartwell are proud to be supporting the first major survey exhibition of Michael Stevenson, which opened on Tuesday 5th at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Sydney. The exhibition includes paintings, drawings, sculpture, installation and film works from Stevenson's diverse practice, covering a...
by Melanie on 02 March 2011
Due to the extraordinary circumstances of the recent earthquake in Christchurch, SCAPE will not be going ahead as planned 4 March – 17 April. The SCAPE Team of staff and trustees, and their families, are safe and have been able to get to a secure place.
by Melanie on 02 March 2011
Catherine de Zegher and Gerald McMaster have been announced Joint Artistic Directors of the 18th Biennale of Sydney, which takes place 27th June to 16 September 2012.
"‘We are delighted that Catherine de Zegher and Gerald McMaster have accepted our invitation to become Joint...