Lucinda Bennett reflects on Gabi Lardies’ time in residence with Artists Alliance
A Visual Encounter with New Zealand History: Photography Exhibition at Auckland Art Gallery As an American, I saw New Zealand as a place largely bereft of political or racial unrest. But of course, no country is without scars, and the exhibition ‘Opening the Past to… Read More
The Real Art Roadshow, or the “Art Bus” as it is nicknamed, camped out at the Auckland Girls Grammar School on August 3, 2016. It was parked next to the sports fields, which offered a scene of a truly well-rounded education composed of physical and… Read More
Tanya Martusheff, Daphne Simons and Rosa Gubay sat down with Sarah Mohawk in the Artists Alliance office recently to discuss Sarah’s latest project – the PUBLIC DOMAIN Art Fair 2016 (PDAF’16).
Recently I attended the final show of an artist run space that, I know, myself and many others will miss. The closing of FUZZYVIBES was inevitable, the shows were predominantly brilliant (maybe I’m biased?) and good things like ARI’s can’t last for ever, nor should they… Read More
Now in mid-November, we’re already well in the midst of the graduate show season. Art school graduate shows are, for me, a highlight of the years end. It’s an excellent way to get to know fresh faces, familiarise yourself with new or recurring concerns of… Read More
It is easy to feel cut off from the art world, things can change quickly, as thoughts and ideas, artists and –ism’s evolve. In recognition of this we thought we’d round up a number of our favourite blogs and websites that keep us informed and engaged with Art World Goings-On without having to leave the house.
Aimee Hudson on the importance of discussion at exhibition openings.
On the city buses there are four seats that face each other in pairs. They are reserved for the elderly, the infirm, the pregnant and the very small. At 10:30am the bus is full of retired folk making their way about their business before it… Read More
“Both its narrative and delivery destroy the modern viewer because they reflect what we truly fear; we know that some version of what Lewer describes is coming for us eventually.” Alec Hutchinson on Richard Lewer.