Collection News

Melbourne Art Foundation 2012 Artist Commission - Ian Burns

Melbourne Art Foundation has announced that New York-based Australian artist Ian Burns will be the Commission Artist for the upcoming Melbourne Art Fair, which takes place 1-5 August. Burns’ work will be a large-scale sculptural work titled Clouds: "Against the cultural backdrop of the... more

NOTES 03: Made Active: The Chartwell Show

If I could be forgiven for crashing my way through art history, I did think it was a useful idea to pair ideas together from both the Auckland Art Gallery's Degas to Dali exhibition (D to D) and Made Active: The Chartwell Show. It would be a fairly random and, yes, lightweight, pairing/match up... more

Walters Prize 2012 nominees announced

Chartwell would like to congratulate the recently announced Walters Prize 2012 nominees: Simon Denny, Alicia Frankovich, Kate Newby, and Sriwhana Spong. Their works will be exhibited in the Chartwell Gallery at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki from August to October; particularly exciting this year... more

New publication - Daniel Malone: Black Market Next To My Name

To coincide with the upcoming exhibition of Daniel Malone’s major installation Black Market Next To My Name in Made Active: The Chartwell Show at Auckland Art Gallery, Clouds and Hopkinson Cundy are publishing a new book documenting the work. Titled Black Market Next To My Name, the... more

Made Active: The Chartwell Show

Made Active: The Chartwell Show Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki 14 April - 15 July 2012 Opening on 14 April, 2012 is Made Active: The Chartwell Show, Level 2, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Auckland, New Zealand. Artists in the show, curated by... more

NOTES 01: Made Active:The Chartwell Show

A few notes regarding Made Active:The Chartwell Show... 01: Painting as Performance Fiona Connor said to me recently that she has lately been thinking about painting as a documentation of performance. This is a good way to think about the physical nature of painting a painting. I read recently... more

NOTES 02: Made Active: The Chartwell Show

A few notes regarding Made Active: The Chartwell Show... 02: Abstract Expressionism revisited In the context of this exhibition, where objects such as Paul Kos’ Equilibre 1V, 1992, are installed with expressionist paintings by Allen Maddox within a broader discussion of action and... more

Amy's Column 05 - Andrea Zittel at Regen Projects, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles

The promise of land was a crucial part of the American dream. People migrated from the Eastern states in search of wider horizons and, by and large, they found them. The land of the West of the US has long been a site for the reinvention of cultural norms. As Marilynne Robinson, the Western... more

Starkwhite at The Armory Show 2012

The Armory Show 2012 New York City 8 − 11 March 2012 Starkwhite presented two NZ artists at The Armory Show 2012 in New York City. New York-based Martin Basher exhibited new paintings and sculptures, pictured above. "The booth will feature panels of two-way... more

Kermadec at Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum

Image: John Reynolds on Helipad, photo by Jason O'Hara. Kermadec Edmiston Gallery of Maritime Art Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum, Auckland
 15 February - 1 July 2012 Kermadec presents a collection of artworks from South Pacific artists inspired by their voyage... more

Contemporary Australia: Women at GOMA

Contemporary Australia: Women Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland 21 April - 22 July 2012 Queensland Government Arts Minister Rachel Nolan has announced the 33 artists and collectives to be featured in Contemporary Australia: Women, an exhibition opening at the Gallery of... more

2011 Jane Scally Artist Award

Congratulations to Laresa Kosloff who has been announced the 2011 recipient of the Jane Scally Art Award. "The Jane Scally Award will enable me to realise a project in Russia and Scotland that directly engages with the contexts and ideas that have shaped my practice over the years. This is a... more

2011 Chartwell Trust Student Art Writing Prize

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 students studying Art History,... more

Paul Cullen publication r/p/m + Senior Fullbright Award

 Congratulations to Paul Cullen who has been selected for one of the 2012 Senior Fullbright Awards. Paul will be based in the Architecture Department at Auburn University in Alabama where he will work with landscape architects to develop a site-based outdoor sculpture project. In parallel... more

Michael Parekowhai shortlisted for Asia Pacific Triennial 7 public sculpture

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,... more

2011 Arts Foundation of New Zealand Award for Patronage

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... more

Chartwell + Clinton Watkins art download project

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) >... more

Reason and Rhyme at ST PAUL St

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... more

Amy's Column 04 - Interior designing the gallery: light and shadow, wall texture, and chandeliers in Los Angeles

Theatre Objects 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... more

Auckland Art Gallery Opening

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... more

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