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, Peter Vangioni

Van der Velden's Rotterdam

Van der Velden's Rotterdam

I've been delving into the University of Canterbury's art collection recently, as it has been made available on the University's web site, and was stoked to come across the two Petrus van der Velden drawings below. 

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Time Out

Time Out

Currently in Sydney installing Bill Culbert's Pacific Flotsam at the National Art School Gallery in Darlinghurst, Exhibitions and Collections Team Leader Sean Duxfield noticed the show being promoted in Time Out.

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, Felicity Milburn

To you and your kin, etc

To you and your kin, etc

It's that time of year; if you're not buying, writing or posting them, you're plucking them out of the mailbox.

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, Peter Vangioni

100 years of the Cass field station

100 years of the Cass field station

Last weekend the University of Canterbury Biology Department celebrated the 100th anniversary of the field station at Cass with a symposium on Cass followed up with a field trip to the station.

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, Peter Vangioni

Happy Birthday Akaroa Museum

Happy Birthday Akaroa Museum

Big Congratulations to Akaroa Museum on their 50th anniversary which they are celebrating this weekend.

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, David Simpson

Scrabbling

Scrabbling

There are some great transitional works in our basement these days. It turns out Fulton Hogan employee Juan Pablo Laplechade is pretty handy with a scrabbler... 

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, Rebecca Ogle

Aroha ki te Takata a Rohe

Aroha ki te Takata a Rohe

Voluntary work is work done of one's own free will, unpaid, for the common good.

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, Sarah Pepperle

Meet Me in the Square

Meet Me in the Square

Now's a good time to make Friends with the Gallery. We're offering Friends 20% off our new book of photographs of 1980s Christchurch by David Cook.

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, Felicity Milburn

Coming to your coffee table soon

Coming to your coffee table soon

On perusing Thames & Hudson's glossy new art publication, we saw a familiar name.

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, Shop staff

Closed but still on Sale

Closed but still on Sale

This week, more great product has been added to our online, pre-Christmas Sale.

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, Peter Vangioni

The Sloping Deck

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.

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, Ken Hall

'Vase maker General to the Universe'

'Vase maker General to the Universe'

Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795) is England's most famous potter, having through his inexhaustible energy and single-minded pursuit of commerce transformed an old-fashioned craft into a major industry, and seeing his productions reach the great mantelpieces and banqueting tables of Europe and far corners of the globe.

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, Shop staff

Posted

Posted

Don't forget to check the cut-off dates for Christmas post.

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, Peter Vangioni

No Less than everything

No Less than everything

The exhibition No Less Than Everything: The Art and Times of Janet Paul is currently on at the National Library's upstairs gallery in Wellington.

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, Peter Vangioni

Holloway Press 1994-2014

Holloway Press 1994-2014

Last chance to view the Holloway Press exhibition at Central Library Peterborough this week so if you are in the neighbourhood and like beautifully printed, designed and hand-crafted books then make sure you head along. 

 

 

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