Paul Johns Rob: So that is a horizontal black bar as opposition or negation 2009. Oil on canvas. Courtesy of the artist
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The Sloping Deck
Although one of the smallest oil paintings in the permanent collection William Wyllie's The Sloping Deck is a powerful and terrifying image of a ship being wrecked on rocks.
'Vase maker General to the Universe'
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795) is England's most famous potter, having through his inexhaustible energy and single-minded ...
Don't forget to check the cut-off dates for Christmas post.
No Less than everything
The exhibition No Less Than Everything: The Art and Times of Janet Paul is currently ...
Holloway Press 1994-2014
Last chance to view the Holloway Press exhibition at Central Library Peterborough this week so if ...
The return of Ice Cream Charlie
One of the most cheerful symbols of Christchurch's long slow impetus towards recovery has been, ...
Truth in Rock
You can always rely on Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora to tell it how ...
Assuming we count the start of spring from the September equinox (and we do, don't ...
On 5 November 1881, following more than a decade of dispute over the confiscation of ...
Maybe it's just a Halloween hangover, but there's something strange in the neighbourhood.
Michael Parekowhai, Chapman’s Homer now at Placemakers Riccarton
We're pleased and proud to announce that – following a three month stint outside City ...
Here's another bit of Christchurch that's in the news.
You may have seen the story of the Caravaggio and the chap who is sueing ...
It's almost time for us to close Rebels, Knights and Other Tomorrows.
TWENTY YEARS, FORTY BOOKS - THE HISTORY OF THE HOLLOWAY PRESS
There's a great opportunity to hear Peter Simpson talk about his involvement with one of ...
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 ...
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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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