A can-do attitude and a love of skating is propelling a young Wellington artist to early success.
Artist's Venice lights litter Te Papa
Two of Bill Culbert's light and junk sculptures that represented New Zealand in Venice go on display.
Kiwi photographer Robin Hammond was desperate to escape his ‘boring' NZ existence for the real world.
'It's a material that's kind of not there.'
Designer Chris Bennewith can't pinpoint the reason for his fascination with light, but it's shaped his life.
The unfinished stories of faded postcards inspired Heinz Sobiecki's exhibition Just a PC with love and kisses.
Two Wellington exhibitions are a reminder that art isn't insulated from the real world.
In the tradition of portraiture, where does the selfie fit? Self-representation is now easier than ever.
Outsider artist Robert Rapson has followed up winning the country's top ceramics prize with another award.
Such is the amount of art on show in Mexico City, it's being hailed as 'the new Berlin'.
A contemporary jewellery exhibition at The Dowse is more cigarette butts than paua shells.
Patience and contemplation is needed to appreciate Kim Pieters' singular paintings and films at Wellington's Adam Art Gallery, but it is worth it.
Sculpture is losing its loftiness, with permanent and temporary works at Lower Hutt's Dowse Art Museum sporting quality and accessibility.
A Wellington exhibition about cinema and painting is surprisingly sensual and fascinating, but also frustrating.
Paintings of Wellington by Toss Woollaston that have never been seen before are on show at Page Blackie Gallery.
Inspired by Paul Gauguin's 19th-century Pacific paintings, Shigeyuki Kihara's photographs at Pataka are about the here and now.
A ground-breaking Wellington exhibition explores where film and painting meet and the results will surprise visitors, writes Tom Cardy.
When scrounging round for money to get to London, artist's grandfather commissions three portraits - one of which wins national award.
A sculptor has finally seen his four large sculptures, complete, upright and in situ for the first time, outside Te Papa.
Fish lures and cotton buds have been transformed into surprisingly arresting artworks in a Wellington exhibition by Richard Frater.
Twentieth century NZ architectural forms echo, not surprisingly, in the work of a Wellington-born artist who made his name in Australia.
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