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October 8, 2012

I am becoming my father, but that is okay. I am of the firm opinion that he is one of the kindest and most genuine people I have ever met.

October 1, 2012

The most important lesson we can learn from the Paris narrative is that they acted the way they did not to generate income or to make a name for themselves; rather they were motivated by a love of art and of the people who dedicate their lives to creating it.

October 1, 2012

Bill Manhire has been a publishing poet and commentator since the early 1970s.

September 24, 2012

New Zealand has lost a truly gifted artist as well as man who was committed to improving and aiding the lives of New Zealanders through his art and his actions.

August 20, 2012

The two upstairs galleries of the City Gallery have just opened their new exhibits, providing the viewing public with a compelling comparison of the way in which composition and audience engagement affects the way in which a gallery space can operate.

July 30, 2012

The internet has revolutionised the way in which art can be disseminated, but the effect of this freedom of information has proved to be decidedly two-edged. The internet has allowed artists to escape the hierarchical system of dealer galleries, publications, and sponsors and has given them the opportunity to exhibit their art free of charge […]

July 23, 2012

Aotearoa, and Wellington especially, have become very productive cultural breeding grounds when it comes to artistic publications. The enduring problem with this gorgeously realised material is that its audience is limited, its influence curtailed by the lack of money in the industry to provide for advertising. On the other side of the spectrum most of […]

July 16, 2012

The new exhibit at the City Gallery in Civic Square presents a form of retrospective which also outlines a love story between a city and the people who helped to shape it. Athfield Architects is a firm which has been integrally involved in the design of the city that we live in. From Museums and […]

May 21, 2012

Enjoy is a public gallery which places its focus on showing contemporary artists to create and further artistic dialogue within Wellington. Their current offering is Lance Cash’s For James Hansen’s Grandchildren, an exhibition which blurs the lines between representational photography and heavily constructed and manipulated images. The exhibition consists of a series of prints suspended […]

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