by Melanie on 24 February 2011
Photograph by Simon Glaister
Public Sculpture, Bethells Beach
Saturday, 26 February 2011, 11am - 5pm
* Rain Date: Sunday, 27 February 2011, 11am - 5pm
The public are invited to assist the artist in planting 500 white flags into the sand of Bethells Beach starting at 11am. The flags...
by Melanie on 23 February 2011
"Artspace is pleased to announce the appointment of incoming director Caterina Riva. She joins us after three years as the co-director and curator of FormContent, an innovative not for profit space she co-founded in East London www.formcontent.org"
by Melanie on 21 February 2011
New still photographs by Daniel Crooks can be seen in the Bledisloe Walkway Lightboxes from February 28th to April 28th, as part of the Auckland Arts Festival and Auckland City Council's Public Art Programme.
"The mesmerising works of Melbourne-based New Zealander Daniel Crooks present an...
by Melanie on 07 February 2011
Two Chartwell works are featured on Outpost, the Auckland Art Gallery staff blog - Sidney Nolan's Ned Kelly (c. 1954) and Ian Fairweather's Nebula (1963).
Outpost - Sidney Nolan and Ian Fairweather
by Melanie on 03 December 2010
by Amy Howden Chapman on 03 December 2010
Sculpture and Smoke
London and Rotterdam June 2010
The pairing of sculptural works by Nairy Baghramian and Phyllida Barlow in a recent exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery, London, went beyond pointing to the contrast between the practices of each...
by Sue on 27 October 2010
Hopkinson Cundy is a new dealer gallery opening at 1/1 Cross St, Auckland in November 2010. Just behind Karangahape Road, the new gallery is run by Sarah Hopkinson, who has previously worked with Michael Lett and was a founding member of artist gallery Gambia Castle....
by Sue on 09 October 2010
Congratulations to Dan Arps, the winner of the 2010 Walters Prize, which was announced on 8 October by judge Vicente Todoli. Arps work, Explaining Things, is on exhibition until 31 October 2010 at Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.
by Sue on 09 October 2010
Walters Prize 2010 Finalist, Alex Montieth, has a major survey exhibition at the Govett Brewster Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand, from 25 September to 28 November 2010.Titled ALEX MONTEITH: ACCELERATED GEOGRAPHIES,the survey consumes the entire Gallery. Alex Monteith’s time-based works...
by Sue on 28 August 2010
Fiona Connor's work in the Walters Prize 2010, is a conceptual remake of her original work selected by the New Zealand jurors - Something Transparent (Please go round the back), 2009. It was installed at Michael Lett, Karangahape Road, Auckland, NZ. One of the 14 facades of the gallery,...
by Sue on 15 August 2010
Melbourne Art Foundation's flagship event, the Melbourne Art Fair is one of Australia's premier visual arts events. Held in August 2010, it featured a new commissioned project from Australian artist Jon Campbell which played with classic Australian everyday language phrases. The Fair also featured a...
by Melanie on 29 July 2010
Slave Pianos perform Slave Pianos Pianology: A Schema and Historio-Mateialist Pro-gnostic at the Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington
Friday 18 June 2010
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by Amy Howden Chapman on 01 June 2010
Age of the World Spreadsheet
A seven night performance by Steve Kado
Over the last few months in Los Angeles I’ve become more and more aware of the blurring of normal art viewing occasions with other night-time activities – music, performances, gigs and general partying. The...
by Amy Howden Chapman on 10 November 2009
Auspicious buildings for believers
The Blackwelder Show
Culver City, Los Angeles, 2009
Image courtesy Amy Howden Chapman
It feels like Los Angeles is a city that you can engage with as little or as much as you want. I think this has a lot to do with the way that you travel...
by Sue on 19 August 2009
The Chartwell Trust Student Art Writing Prize of $500 is awarded annually for a review or essay addressing an exhibition at the Adam Art Gallery or a work from the Victoria University of Wellington Art Collection. The prize is open to all Victoria University Wellington students studying Art History,...
by Sue on 19 July 2009
Curated by Natasha Conland
Auckland Art Gallery
Auckland, New Zealand
Richard Maloy, Green, 2007
In June/July 2009, For Keeps highlighted just a small portion of the works of art acquired for the Gallery's contemporary collection over the last three years. The majority of these works were made...