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Héctor Zamora - White Noise - Auckland Arts Festival 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... more


New Artspace Director 2011 - Caterina Riva

"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" www.artspace.org.nz more


Daniel Crooks at the Auckland Arts Festival - Crossings

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... more


Outpost - Sidney Nolan and Ian Fairweather

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 more


ArtPad Digital Canvas

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Amy's Column 03 - Sculpture and Smoke

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... more


New gallery opening in Auckland

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.... more


Walters Prize 2010 winner

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. more


Walters Prize Finalist has Survey Exhibition

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... more


Walters Prize 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,... more


Melbourne Art Fair 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... more


Slave Pianos at Adam Art Gallery

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 wellington / slave pianos, adam art gallery #1 from sally ann mcintyre on Vimeo. more


Amy's Column 02 - Stories and Songs before Bedtime

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... more


Amy's Column 01 - Notes on Los Angeles

Auspicious buildings for believers The Blackwelder Show Fiona Connor 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... more


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 Wellington students studying Art History,... more


For Keeps: Sampling Recent Acquisitions 2006 - 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... more


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