Visual Art

Quake-shattered home reborn

First Contact, First Installation exhibition in Bealey Ave, Christchurch

How did artists and curators, Sophie Bannan, Sophie Davis and Grace Ryder manage to establish the artists-run space, North Projects in seven days with a six month exhibition programme?

Legacy of paintings, adventure

Christchurch artist Tui McBeath died of motor neurone disease, aged 67. She left a legacy of beautiful works.

Tui McBeath was a woman unafraid of pursuing adventure.

'Proud to be an outsider'

Philippa Blair, Fast Arrow, 2012, Oil on canvas

Once described as "international rather than local", painter Philippa Blair is pleased to be home.

Following in his father's footsteps

New School of Fine Arts director Aaron Kreisler is following in his artist father's footsteps.

Aaron Kreisler is now head of the school where his artist father was taught a generation before him.

Poignant acts of remembrance

A small field of white crosses and poppies in Cranmer Square was one of many acts of remembrance in Christchurch.

Can artistry adequately imagine the unimaginable? No, but it can evoke the lasting human impact of events.

Sculpting Christchurch's future

British Artist Anthony Gormley with his work, Room, in London.

By year’s end, Christchurch will be Gormless no longer.

Artist 'a perfect fit'

British sculptor Antony Gormley is creating a new artwork in Christchurch. His Event Horizon artwork in New York City in 2010 featured 31 statues installed across the city.

Renowned British sculptor Antony Gormley is creating a new public artwork for Christchurch.

Street art as fine art?

TAGS TO RICHES: The Panic Room by French artist Tilt at the YMCA.

OPINION: Relocating an art form from the street to a gallery is problematic.

Street art pulls in crowds

WELCOME TO CHRISTCHURCH: Street art is going up around the city, including this piece by Dcypher on Welles Street.

Street artists create new colourful work on walls in Christchurch, attracting thousands of people.

Street art museum 'a world first'

EYES HAVE IT: Canterbury Museum director Anthony Wright, street art festival director George Shaw and YMCA Christchurch chief executive Josie Ogden Schroeder talk in front of street art by Rone.

One of the largest collections of Banksy artworks in the world could soon have a permanent home in Christchurch.

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