June 13, 2016

A conversation with Judy Millar

“Working from either her clifftop residence on Auckland’s west coast, or a studio in Berlin, Millar is developing a series of projects over the next year…. Kate Brettkelly-Chalmers visited Millar in her west Auckland studio where she looked at photographs […]
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