Roxburgh's diverse community has made a big splash on one of the town’s Victorian buildings.
A Chinese artist wants to find a Kiwi home for his huge metal sculpture of former All Black captain Richie McCaw.
An elderly former Spanish bank chairman has been fined $87 million after being convicted of smuggling a Picasso painting abroad after it was designated a national treasure.
Dunedin’s vibrant arts scene continues to flourish with a raft of fine arts, musical and theatre exhibitions, productions and events planned for this year. Rebecca Fox takes a look at some of what...
In this week's Art Seen, James Dignan looks at exhibitions from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Opavivara, and Robert P. West.
The winning painting in this year’s Aspiring Art Competition had organisers scrambling for their dictionaries.
A push to find a new piece of public art for Dunedin’s Octagon is taking longer than expected, after ‘‘time constraints’’ led to the deadline for proposals being extended, the DCC says.
Journeys near and far are never complete without a sketchbook in hand for Lake Hawea artist Renee Walden.
A Christmas tree made from charred branches and other bushfire debris has been put up in Sydney's central business district in a poignant reminder of deadly wildfires that have ravaged much of...
The small and overlooked becomes larger than life in Suus Agnes Claessen's art, writes Tom McKinlay.
In this week's Art Seen, Robyn Maree Pickens looks at exhibitions from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Philip Trusttum, and a joint exhibition from Ophelia King and Amy Unkovich.
As the debate about future uses of the Octagon heats up, DPAG curatorial intern Milly Mitchell-Anyon’s look at how it became the heart of Dunedin is a timely reminder of the changing nature and function of the site.
Elusive British street artist Banksy has highlighted the issue of rough sleeping in a seasonal mural showing two flying reindeer pulling a homeless man on a street-bench sleigh.
Dame Louise Henderson was born in Paris at the beginning of La Belle Epoch (The Golden Age) at the turn of the 20th-century.
The Waitaki District Council will seek external funding to complete a $3.4 million expansion of Oamaru’s public art gallery, the Forrester Gallery.
In this week's Art Seen, James Dignan looks at exhibitions from Kathryn Madill and Valerie Hammond, Yuki Kihara, and a group exhibition from Nick Austin, Campbell Patterson and Ed Richie.