Rebecca Baumann Automated Colour Field (detail) 2011. 100 flip-clocks, laser-cut paper, batteries. Courtesy of the artist and Starkwhite Gallery. Originally commissioned by the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art for NEW11. Photo: Andrew Curtis
Burster Flipper Wobbler Dripper Spinner Stacker Shaker Maker
Yesterday descendents of an old Christchurch identity, John Bradley, presented a charcoal drawing by Petrus van der Velden to Christchurch Art Gallery.
What is important is that artists lend their voice to expressions of freedom in their ...
But briefly fooled
About four years ago we were contacted by a person who wanted to donate a ...
News from Nassau
I gave the subject of this portrait a shock this week.
It’s not as bad as Dusky Sound…
So said photographer Mark Adams to the brave art lovers who battled through the storm ...
The heavy flooding, fallen trees, insane detours, and generally unpleasant weather are all perhaps best summed ...
The Gallery is going up in the world
'The first-hand responses I've had tend to be bemusement, and a need to identify, to ...
At the risk of becoming, this week, a bit of a Teresina-fest, you might like ...
Here's as fine a colony of artists as you could wish for, photographed at Okeover ...
The answer to yesterday's puzzle is Teresina by Frederick Leighton
It's a puzzlement!
If you know our collection really well, you may see where this jigsaw puzzle is ...
The latest issue of Photoforum's MoMento journal (issue 14, January 2014) focuses on the work of ...
Camera Interviews Mrs Laura Knight
Brilliant film footage from British Pathe of British artist Laura Knight painting fellow artist Eileen Mayo in 1927 ...
We're celebrating great art in style down at ArtBox.
Ralph Hotere (Te Aupōuri) 11 Aug 1931 - 24 Feb 2013
Join us in commemorating the first anniversary of the death of one of New Zealand's ...
Thank You Christchurch....
...for coming out to play with us on Saturday - all 2,500 of you! It was ...
Leo Bensemann Collection
Christchurch Art Gallery has been very fortunate in recently receiving the bulk of Leo Bensemann's library ...
We've got tasty art all wrapped up down at ArtBox.
Sir Joseph Banks
...was born this day in 1743
38th and proud of it!
We are officially the 38th most important thing that art collectors need to know.
Only 3 more sleeps! No, not Christmas, but just about the next best thing. Burster ...
A small oil portrait recently donated to the collection will be treasured as a striking ...
The Incredible Cinematography of Wasteland
Screening free at Alice Cinematheque on Wednesday 12 February at 6pm, this award-winning film tracks the development ...
It's a word that makes our hearts skip a little faster round here.
Waitangi Day special
We know that works of art can talk to the beholder, to each other, and ...
When more really is more
Some artists pick up a pencil when beginning a work. Lionel Bawden picks up a ...
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From the latest issue
Seeking Stillness in Movement
Time didn't feel like it was on my side on ...
The idea of peppering the vestigial city centre with portraits ...
There's a plywood hoarding blocking access to at least half of the Christchurch Art Gallery. The remainder of the perimeter is obscured by the restricted construction area and the hotly contested parking area for all manner of vehicles. It's impossible to see what all this activity is in aid of. You can, however, hear a lot of noise coming from the basement carpark.
From the collection
From the shopPounamu small Manaia pendant
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