T.J. McNamara: The unblinking gaze
T.J. McNamara: The unblinking gaze

This is a week of collections at the galleries. Some of the most challenging work is at the Gus Fisher Gallery, which has…

Shadows and light
Shadows and light

When Korean artist Choi Jeong Hwa's exuberant, breathing Flower Chandelier , which graced the atrium of the refurbished…

Throwing down the gauntlet
Throwing down the gauntlet

Fiona Foley has a wero for one of New Zealand's most successful Maori artists. Michael Parekowhai didn't respond when she…

Galleries seek cheaper alternatives to trophy art
Galleries seek cheaper alternatives to trophy art

Surging values for postwar and contemporary works are inspiring dealers and collectors to rediscover artists long overlooked…

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Goldie chief sells for $352k
Goldie chief sells for $352k

A painting by one of the country's most acclaimed artists has been sold to a private collector in Auckland…

Photos mock beauty standards

Duirng the lead up to summer, women are expected to wax, primp and polish their bodies to beach-ready perfection - a set…

Bush's portraits 'copied off Google'?

As a former leader of the free world George W Bush had significantly greater access to world leaders than other budding…

photos Monstrous Feminine by Jessica Ledwich

In her surreal photo series, Monstrous Feminine, the Melbourne-based artist, Jessica Ledwich, aims to show the number of…

T.J. McNamara: Surreal portraits of familiar faces
T.J. McNamara: Surreal portraits of familiar faces

The ability to depict objects and faces with recognisable accuracy has always been an admired talent…

We won't go away

Bruce McLean grew up dancing. When his grandfather was thrown off the Cherbourg Mission 300km west of Brisbane for demanding…

India: Drama is everywhere

Indian Ink Theatre's Jacob Rajan returns to Southern India and is thrilled by his company's historic first.

Absent Ai Weiwei stages major show in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) A prison cell, a pair of jade handcuffs and an installation built with rubble from a demolished studio: Dissident…

City council - and taggers - give thumbs-up to murals

Jeremy Shirley is spray-painting a three-storey building in downtown Hamilton - and the city council couldn't be more pleased…

T.J. McNamara: A variety of rich, evocative visions
T.J. McNamara: A variety of rich, evocative visions

The work of four senior artists dominates the scene this week. At Two Rooms Gretchen Albrecht is showing…

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