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April 26, 2004

This Easter my student loan got me to New York City. I was highly fortunate that my trip to the Big Apple was on at the same time as Paradise Now?, an exhibition of art from New Zealand and the Pacific.

March 29, 2004

So far we have only looked at Wellington’s main art galleries, the ones that everyone knows quite well and goes to on a regular basis. Well, now it is time to take a look at what is happening in Wellington’s smaller urban art galleries and this week I bring to you five of the best. […]

March 22, 2004

Currently Porirua’s Pataka art gallery has a number of small but varied art exhibitions. Pataka generally hosts collections that are based on a particular culture and at the moment we see exhibitions that look at certain aspects of Maori, Indian, Canadian Indian and even Rwandan societies.

March 15, 2004

Until recently many people had not heard of the artist Rosalie Gascoigne but this all changed two weeks ago when the City Gallery opened its current exhibition of her work. The gallery rarely dedicates its whole two floors of gallery space to one artist and has recently only done that for the Colin McCahon retrospective.

March 15, 2004

Yet again The Dowse proves that it has its finger on the pulse with its current exhibition FRUiTS. Japan is so hot right now as Shoichi Aoki’s exhibition of unorthodox fashion photography will prove. Aoki has documented the hottest and craziest outfits that he has seen the young people wearing out on the streets of […]

March 8, 2004

We all agree that Wellington city is a great place, so how can we take it around the world with us when we go on the big OE and escape our student loans? Well Yin Xiu-Zhen, one of seven Chinese artists in the Adam Art Gallery’s current Concrete Horizons exhibition, has the answer—it’s called ‘City […]

March 1, 2004

Wellington has a great range of art galleries, all of which are pretty much free to go to. Here is a brief guide to the main galleries in the area.

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