Alan Loney, Fishwork, illustrations by Max Gimblett, Holloway Press, Auckland 2009. Collection of the Robert and Barbara Stewart Archives, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu. The Max Gimblett and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett Gift
The Dark Arts
Absolutely nothing to do with Happy Potter...
We note the recomissioning of the clock tower in Victoria Street reported in today's Press
The bar at the Piccola Marina looked like this when I was there last week:
Tracking Louise Henderson
I recently wrote about Louise Henderson's painting Addington Workshops (1930) for the Press, and wanted ...
Louise Henderson, Addington Workshops
For many years, the piercing whistle of the railway workshops off Blenheim Road was Addington's ...
Jonathan Ngarimu Mane-Wheoki CNZM, 1943-2014
We were all deeply saddened over the weekend to learn of the death of Jonathan ...
Wainui - to the west of the long harbour
"I like Wainui, quaint, charming, rather like a Pieter Bruegel subject with the haymaking in ...
Delicate Duelling Notes
Best flipping thing evarr!
We got a real kick out of our just-closed family exhibition Burster Flipper Wobbler Dripper ...
Into The Void
Into The Void? you might have heard of this band if you're from Christchurch, probably ...
Out of the Box
Here's a swag of photos from our Out of the Box event last Saturday.
Proceed and be Bold: The Pear Tree Press
The Pear Tree Press is the latest in a series of book related exhibitions held ...
I attended an Induction course to the Christchurch Art Gallery building site last week with ...
Party on Madras
It's less that a week until our Out of the Box family fun day on ...
One Time offer
It is not every day, said the American poet and insurance lawyer Wallace Stevens, that ...
Yes or no?
Which way did it go?
Art and politics
As New Zealand prepares to go to the polls on the eve of what has ...
Calm on the Clyde
Will it be this calm on the Clyde by the end of the day?
Vale Peter Gutteridge
Very sad to hear news of the sudden death of Peter Gutteridge last Sunday, one ...
While we have been away, the selfie has become the fad du jour. What effect ...
A garden enclosed
Last weekend I visited Cuningham House, the grand exhibition glasshouse in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, ...
An architectural modernist relic
With so many 'old dungers' banished to oblivion in these parts, it's now difficult to ...
No reason to get excited
There is no real reason to post this picture of a scrubby painting of Brazilian ...
Barry Brickell's Art Train Up The Coast
Passenger trains are few and far between in the South Island these days, probably the ...
as there is a constant flow of light
On a recent printer's residency at the Otago University's Otakou Press Colin McCahon's huge mural painting ...
Time, memory, photography
As part of the recent Word Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival, Christchurch Art Gallery was ...
Moving Moments - Pallet Jack Dolly Stack
I mentioned the recent collection shift last week in the Puzzling blog post.
Lucky? Hell yes! I'm just back from a month-long stint in Dunedin as the University ...
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From the latest issue
A Room of One’s Own
'There is no foreign land,' wrote Robert Louis Stevenson. 'It ...
Stakes in the Ground
Last, Loneliest, Loveliest is New Zealand's first official presence at ...
Bringing Threads Together
Dr Lara Strongman is the Gallery's new senior curator. She ...
Watch Rebecca Baumann's mesmerising colour chart in action.
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