In this week's Art Seen, James Dignan looks at exhibitions from Laura Hardie, Robert Piggott Gallery, and a dual exhibition from Madeleine Child & Miranda Parkes.
Creativity and connection with the heritage of New Zealand was on display at the Central Otago Arts Gold awards in Alexandra recently. Simon Henderson talks to the award winners.
A large Banksy painting depicting primates sitting in Britain's parliament has sold for more than $12 million - a record price at auction for a work by the secretive British street artist.
Make sure you know the origins of Aboriginal art for sale in the Northern Territory, Pam Jones advises, as she explores some of the galleries that provide ethically-sourced artworks.
A seven-year project to create a series of striking collages using hundreds of cigarette packets has been a labour of love for a local artist.
In this week's Art Seen, Robyn Maree Pickens looks at exhibitions from the Milford Gallery, Seraphine Pick, and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
The simple act of buying a wedding present for a friend gave Dunedin woman Katerina Thomas an idea to help support the city’s emerging artists, Rebecca Fox writes.
Being artist in residence at Alexandra’s Henderson House gave Dick Frizzell the perfect opportunity to finish a book and gain inspiration for a series of paintings, he tells Rebecca Fox.
In this week's Art Seen, James Dignan looks at exhibitions from Philip Madill, Peter Nicholls and Paul Dibble.
Sculptor Peter Nicholls is a well-known figure in the art world, from his days teaching at the DunedinSchool of Art to his oversize and sometimes controversial outdoor sculpture. Nicholls gives...
The essential role of the arts for society's welbeing and the challenges facing arts organisations and practitioners have been debated at the Arts and Culture in Otepoti mayoral candidates forum.
In this week's Art Seen, Robyn Maree Pickens looks at exhibitions from Kalisolaite ’Uhila, Kim Pieters, and Patrick Pound.
Three Central Otago designers have been chosen as the only Otago finalists in this year’s World of Wearable Art (Wow) show. Pam Jones talks to them about the ideas and the dedication that has seen them recognised internationally.
The University of Otago has announced a series of award-winning writers and artists as its Burns Fellows for 2020.
In this week's Art Seen, James Dignan looks at exhibitions from Barry Clarke, Joe L'Estrange, and a joint exhibition from Kirsten Lovelock and Angus Collins.
To commemorate the 250th anniversary of early Maori meeting Europeans during James Cook’s 1769 voyage to New Zealand, the Hocken has taken a look at the southern experience. Rebecca Fox talks...
In this week's Art Seen, James Dignan looks at exhibitions from Wayne Seyb, Arapeta Ashton and Indigo.
In this week's Art Seen, James Dignan looks at exhibitions from Hannah Kidd, Alex Monteith, and Tony de Lautour