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:…

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 Publishers $49.99) Reviewed…

Cloud over Black Widow portrait
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
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.

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TJ McNamara on art: Threads of rich emotion
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…

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 and it's there for…

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
Classical review: Psathas piece retains allure

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

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

The recently leaked private images of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton, among others, are set to be printed onto life-sized…

Review: The Illusionists 2.0

Along with the gasps of amazement, a perfectly staged illusion makes us question the evidence of our senses. Such scepticism…

Demons and dragons clinch art award

A painting of the coastline around Otago Harbour populated by macabre medieval demons and dragons has won the Paramount…

Intrigue in the suburbs
Intrigue in the suburbs

Three galleries this week are showing works with traditionally admired artistic skills such as perspective…

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