Earth, wind, fire and steam
Earth, wind, fire and steam

By the end of his career, Turner exhibited less frequently, received fewer commissions, and retreated into his work.

Palm tree v art collection
Palm tree v art collection

Phoenix palm is threatening the financial viability of the Pah Homestead in Auckland, the permanent home of Sir James Wallace…

Lego breaks out of the toy box
Lego breaks out of the toy box

Monet was an oils man, Michelangelo was set on stone, Moore was a gentleman who preferred bronze. For an acclaimed American…

In quiet presence of power
In quiet presence of power

The exhibition called Kingfisher Blue/Kikorangi Kotare by Star Gossage at Tim Melville Gallery is largely devoted to women:…

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Book review: The man who focused on work, not himself
Book review: The man who focused on work, not himself

Book review: Fred Graham: Creator of Forms - Te Tohunga Auaha by Maria de Jong with Fred Graham (Huia…

Cloud over Black Widow portrait

A controversial artist's portrait of a convicted murderer could be destroyed if allegations of copyright infringement are…

Miley Cyrus turns her junk into happy art

Pop star Miley Cyrus is set to debut her first collection of art at a New York Fashion Week show on Wednesday.

TJ McNamara on art: Threads of rich emotion

The dexterity of an artist's technique means the viewer can often be involved in the action of the moving hand as well as…

Resist temptation to go straight up
Resist temptation to go straight up

Go play with the 12m of white Lego in the Auckland Art Gallery main atrium - it's great fun, it's free…

Don Giovanni: A villain admired and vilified

Goethe was outraged by the suggestion that Mozart merely composed Don Giovanni "as if it were a piece of cake or biscuits…

NZ Opera's seductive Don Giovanni

Auckland opera audiences have become accustomed to having Verdi and Puccini presented through the eyes of female directors…

Classical review: Psathas piece retains allure

Despite the temptation to stay home and catch Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's Glennie at Olympus concert streamed live…

Michele Hewitson interview: Roger Mortimer

On Monday night painter Roger Mortimer won this year's Wallace Arts Trust Paramount Award - which means that he gets to…

Celeb nudes to be printed life size for controversial art show
Celeb nudes to be printed life size for controversial art show

The recently leaked private images of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton, among others, are set to be…

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