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, Tim Jones

Swell

Swell

Here's a book that needs a video to explain it.

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, Chris Pole

E Waru Reo Ki Kawatea

E Waru Reo Ki Kawatea

I first encountered Wellington based musician, composer, and producer Alistair Fraser via The Woolshed Sessions, a project he was involved with five or six years ago.

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, Jenny Harper

White Water Falls

White Water Falls

English artist Richard Long's White Water Falls (2012) in Sydney is really worth a look. It's a fantastic surprise in the stairwell atrium of the Kinghorn Cancer Centre in Darlinghurst (370 Victoria Street). It's not a place we'd normally go to view art, but totally rewarding - I was so pleased to be told about it when I was close by!

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, Felicity Milburn

Return of the Hand

Return of the Hand

Passing by the desk of Gallery educator Bianca van Leeuwen last week, I was intrigued by an arrangement of plaster hands being prepared for an outreach classroom activity about composition and colour.

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, Ken Hall

Whaling days

Whaling days

Don't miss seeing Paul Johns' exhibition at 209 Tuam Street (above C1 cafe and Alice's) – the last day is this Sunday.

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, Jenny Harper

Pacific Flotsam

Pacific Flotsam

I was delighted to be asked by Judith Blackall, curator at Sydney's National Art School Gallery to speak at the opening of their new Bill Culbert exhibition earlier this month. We had lent our floor sculpture Pacific Flotsam and it features here on the poster. 

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, Chris Pole

Zoology

Zoology

I'm pretty sure the kids at my daughters pre-school haven't seen Cai Guo-Qiang's Heritage, which was commissioned for his show Falling Back To Earth at the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane last year.

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, Jo Blair

What kind of BULLder are you?

What kind of BULLder are you?

AdoraBULL? SensiBULL? LaughaBULL?

PlaceMakers Riccarton are BULL-sitting Chapman’s Homer this summer and we want you to tell us what kind of BULLder you are! After all, art people love their DIY as well.

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, Tim Jones

Elvis lives, sort of

Elvis lives, sort of

A reliable source tells me it's Elvis's 80th birthday

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, Peter Vangioni

Painting on the wall

Painting on the wall

Between the late 1940s and 1960s there was a significant number of new murals, both painted and sculpted, created to adorn buildings in Christchurch.

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Out of office

Out of office

We are having a couple of weeks off, so we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We'll be back on Monday 5 January 2015.

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Out of office

Out of office

We are having a couple of weeks off, so we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We'll be back on Monday 5 January 2015.

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Out of office

Out of office

We are having a couple of weeks off, so we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We'll be back on Monday 5 January 2015.

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Out of office

Out of office

We are having a couple of weeks off, so we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We'll be back on Monday 5 January 2015.

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Out of office

Out of office

We are having a couple of weeks off, so we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We'll be back on Monday 5 January 2015.

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