New sculpture made from quake-salvaged wood
Artist Regan Gentry today craned in the final pieces for his Wood from the Trees sculpture being installed in central Christchurch.
A pair of shiny gnomes took to the sky yesterday in the Christchurch Art Gallery's next phase of proposed repairs.
There's a concerted cultural stirring beneath the physical and psychological detritus left by the earthquakes.
Paralympian adds to Re:Start Mall art project
Paralympian swimmer Sophie Pascoe yesterday joined Christchurch school kids stencilling their faces onto hoardings in Re:Start Mall.
Artist brightens up boarded-up shop frontages
By night, Jeremy Sauzier captures the outline of people's shadows with a tripod, a light and a chalk pen. By day, he fills them in with shades of blue.
A flock of multi-coloured giraffes will be coming to Christchurch this summer to raise money for charities.
We have yet to find a single work of art to rally around as a lone symbol of city centre recovery, but Sara Hughes' Flag Wall certainly helps.
Chch loves Milton Springsteen - but who is he?
Street artist Milton Springsteen's true identity is a closely guarded secret.
OPINION: Is there such a thing as New Zealand art? With the disputatious bromides of Waitangi Day behind us, it's a timely question.
Even the stairwells of Canterbury Museum are getting the star treatment as it hosts the RISE street art festival.
OPINION: I loathe being director of a closed gallery and I'm keen to see this one re-open, says Christchurch Art Gallery's Jenny Harper.
OPINION: Christchurch is blessed - or cursed- with an abundance of bare walls begging for creative intervention.
Street artist ROA has completed his large painting of a moa on the side of the Canterbury Museum.
Exhibition proves a hit with all ages
Street art is proving popular across Christchurch's generational divide.
Exhibition breaks museum visitor record
Canterbury Museum's street art exhibition has draws 7500 people in a weekend, an 'unusually high number'.
As a street artist explores the red zone, Charlie Gates revisits the stories that helped inform the work.
Ian Strange has taken four condemned homes in Avonside, cut holes in them and then lit them up.
You have to possess the imagination of a tree stump not to be fascinated by this work.
OPINION: Promote sport by all means, but please maintain Christchurch's creative spirit at the same time.
REVIEW: For those who enjoy a laugh a minute, Kiwi humour and have ever played in a social sports team.
A new Christchurch production of The Mikado opens on Saturday.
OPINION: Yoko Ono's first Australian survey exhibition is a reminder that genuine creativity never sleeps.
A Christchurch artist is exploring why fallen hair is seen as digusting by making a rug from the remnants of haircuts.
Sculptor Tim Wraight was the winner of a Banks Peninsula exhibition's $10,000 prize.
Sculpture on Peninsula winner revealed
Banks Peninsula is again the setting of a marriage between two New Zealand icons. Farming and sculpture have been integrated in the 2013 Sculpture on the Peninsula exhibition held on Loudon Farm.
OPINION: This year's SCAPE was definitely and categorically a curate's egg; excellent in parts but underwhelming in others.
Art collector Robin Judkins is downsizing his collection after the Canterbury quakes spurred a change of heart.
OPINION: Nearly a decade ago Geoff Swinard had the notion of holding an annual exhibition of sculpture at his Governors Bay property.
$13,000 still needed to buy sculpture
A final charge to 'bring back the bull' netted a further $1000 on Sunday towards keeping the distinctive sculpture in Christchurch.
New sculpture reveals city's sentiment
A new Christchurch sculpture has been greeted with heartfelt messages of hope, humour and sadness.
A series of interactive sculptures aim to bring new life to the city centre.
Portraits from the storm
Exhibition of 37 photographs of Christchurch people taken during the months after the February 2011 earthquakes opens.
It's arguably the most reproduced image in New Zealand art - and maybe also the most wanted.
Art luminary Bill Culbert recently made a fleeting visit to Christchurch, where he spent his formative years.
The first in a series of Art Boxes designed to provide Christchurch's arts community with central city studio, retail and exhibition space will open today.
The Press has created a map of street art in central Christchurch and is inviting readers to contribute.
An award-winning designer receives plaudits for his light display at the Pallet Pavilion.
A volunteer fire brigade that found itself at the epicentre of Christchurch's devastating February 2011 earthquake has captured its experiences in print.
Tin Man creator Tony Cribb has designed a colouring competition for Press readers.
$70,000 contest to spruce up heritage site
Artists are being offered $70,000 to brighten up an empty Lyttelton site.
A wall in Riccarton littered with unsightly graffiti is being transformed into a work of art.
Woman won $1000 with stolen image
A Christchurch amateur photographer was shocked to find a woman had won $1000 in a competition by using one of his images without permission.
At 25, Michael Bell is running two of his own businesses, including his own theatre company.
Christchurch artist Miranda Parkes has won a prestigious $30,000 art award.
An exhibition of children's photos of the Christchurch quakes has opened at the Canterbury Museum.
Scott's Last Expedition exhibition opens
The struggles for survival, the science and the strength of human endurance in Antarctica are on show.
Bill Hammond artworks gifted to Lyttelton's Lava Bar could sell for a total of about $380,000.
Joanna Langford's new artwork The High Country is the culmination of a long personal and artistic saga.
Cantabrians can get a taste of modern Parisian architecture without catching a flight.