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October 10, 2011

When I first began writing this week’s column, for the last visual arts page of the year, I began writing a piece on the inaccessibility of the visual arts, about how Mr Joe Public often feels disconnected from galleries and museums, and how during times of economic instability, it is the creative sector that is […]

September 25, 2011

Over the summer in New York, cues of people snaked around the block, all waiting for the hottest new thing to hit the city. It was not the newest Apple product that had people waiting up to five hours in the rain but the exhibition Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty. This was held in celebration of […]

September 12, 2011

The title may read Auckland Art Gallery but New Zealand finally has a national art gallery. With the re-opening of the Auckland Art Gallery to the public on the 3rd of September 2011, a national institution that meets global standards has been introduced to our cultural environment. This bold statement may cause some disagreement within […]

September 5, 2011

Wellington is a hive of activity at the moment, whether inspired by or in spite of the approaching Rugby World Cup, and there is plenty to see. Firstly, do your eyes a favour and check out the Fiona Pardington photographic exhibition titled …Immortally Yours at the Suite Gallery on Cuba St which will run until […]

August 8, 2011

Reuben Friend is that great breath of fresh air that galleries so often need and should have. Having trained as an artist, Friend brings a different perspective to the Wellington City Gallery. I was lucky enough to interview Friend while he prepares for the upcoming Oceania: Imagining the Pacific which is opening on August 6 […]

August 8, 2011

This month’s opening of Oceania is a landmark collaboration for two of New Zealand’s major public art institutions. The Wellington City Gallery and Te Papa have collaborated on an captivating new exhibition that celebrates the culture and artistic traditions of New Zealand and the surrounding Pacific region. Oceania is timed perfectly to run during the […]

August 1, 2011

French Vogue, British Vogue, American Vogue, Italian Vogue… New Zealand Vogue? This somewhat-forgotten part of New Zealand history will be little known to many but Te Papa celebrates the former publication with New Zealand In Vogue. Feast your eyes on some of Te Papa’s extensive textile collection as the pages of Vogue New Zealand inspire […]

May 16, 2011

If you were inspired by last week’s exploration of science by the Salient team then the New Zealand Portrait Gallery has an exhibition that will fascinate you, right down to your DNA. The Art of Science calls upon the stores of the Royal Society of New Zealand to present an exhibition that shows some of […]

May 9, 2011

Hirschfeld Gallery 16 April to 15 May 2011 What I like about the medium of photography is its accessibility. Photography can offer a different view of the world as it transports us to locations and spaces that we would not otherwise see. Andrew Ross takes us on such a journey in his exhibition I Last […]

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