May 1, 2016

Simon Denny Business Insider exhibit at WIELS

“WIELS presents the first solo exhibition in Belgium of Simon Denny (b. 1982, New Zealand). In his work, Denny explores power, politics and aesthetics. With a critical eye, he unpicks the structures that shape our lives, be they governmental, corporate, […]
March 30, 2016

A conversation with Francis Upritchard

“Francis Upritchard’s artistic lexicon is perhaps best known for her curious, and at times disconcerting, small-scale figurative sculptures which in their fantastical forms also embody a constellation of historical and contemporary references. These figures inhabit a universe whereby imagination and […]
March 21, 2016
Outside view of Tesa dell'Isolotto. An old, long brick building, with craved archways cut into the right side of the building.

New Zealand’s venue announced for 2017 Venice Biennale

An historic naval warehouse in the heart of the Arsenale exhibition district will be the venue for Lisa Reihana’s media-based exhibition at the Venice Art Biennale in 2017. The New Zealand pavilion will be housed in the Tesa dell’Isolotto, one […]
January 11, 2016

The bull comes home

Michael Parekowhai’s On Looking into Chapman’s Homer has been purchased by the city and is now in the re-opened Christchurch Art Gallery. “He has represented New Zealand at the Venice Biennale, exhibited around the world and been feted as the […]
December 29, 2015

Artist Simon Denny on ‘Brilliant Ideas’

Brilliant Ideas looks at the most exciting and acclaimed artists at work in the world today. On this episode, Simon Denny talks to Bloomberg. (source: Bloomberg) More about Simon Denny at Venice in 2015
October 21, 2015
Lisa Reihana, in Pursuit of Venus [infected] 2015, multi-channel video (still), Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of Auckland Art Gallery.

2017 Venice Biennale: New Zealand’s artist and curator announced

The Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa has approved and is pleased to announce Lisa Reihana as New Zealand’s artist for the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017. Reihana’s panoramic video in Pursuit of Venus [infected] will travel to Venice. […]