News from the art front

awards, prizes and residencies

Artists on a winning streak


From Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Istanbul.


Future exhibitions and events

auction scene

John Perry keeps his ear to the ground



In my opinion…

Josie McNaught wonders about the Walters Prize

London letter

Matthew Collings is very particular about colour relationships


Brendon Wilkinson’s paintings and sculptures inhabit the netherworld

Making it

A fruitful collaboration between Niki Hastings-McFall and Chris Charteris

In Residence

Richard Maloy thrives during his residency in San Francisco

Flying Visit

Nothing is too ambitious for Mexican artist Hector Zamora

Dispatch 1

Curator Andrew Clifford visits Los Angeles, London and Liverpool

Dispatch 2

Sarah Hillary visits her favourite Los Angeles galleries

Opening shots

Around the galleries


No more ‘cultural policy’ thanks very much

Hamish Keith speculates on the future of the arts in the Super City, and proposes his own ideas about maximising the wealth of assets and opportunities Auckland already has

Ringing the changes at our place

Two new staffers at Te Papa, chief executive Mike Houlihan and senior art curator Heather Galbraith, talk to Rebecca Lancashire about the changes they plan to make

Wild and not-so-wild imaginings

Some inspiring artists, who are not afraid to think up ambitious projects, share their imaginings with Sue Gardiner

Sharing in a magical exchange

Four leading contemporary art dealers talk to Virginia Were about the pleasures and challenges of owning a gallery – and why representing artists is their favourite job


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