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Michael Parekowhai My Sister, My Self 2006. Fibreglass, mild steel, wood, automotive paint. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, purchased 2008. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Michael Lett
This article first appeared with the headline Top-stair sculpture in The Press on 30 April 2008.
If you've done your first year art history, you're probably familiar with the story of How Sculpture Fell from Grace.
Sian Torrington How you have held things (detail, in progress) 2013. Salvaged materials.
Something a little bit gorgeous just washed up on our shores.
From early European painting to contemporary New Zealand video work, the Collection Online allows you to explore the collection in greater depth, whenever you want and wherever you are.Jenny Harper, Director
A Summer Idyll
This simple rural scene was painted in the Hutt Valley near Wellington, but James Nairn’s subject is really the study of light, atmosphere and colour. ...
Joanna Braithwaite Ascension (detail) 2000. Oil on canvas. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, purchased 2001
Frances Hodgkins Belgian Refugees (detail) 1916. Oil on canvas. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, purchased with the assistance of the National Art Collections Fund, London 1980
Early on Tuesday 30 April 2013, ten days before our 10th Birthday, Christchurch icon Ronnie Van Hout met up with a couple of crane operators ...
Torlesse Supergroup consists of guitarists Roy Montgomery and Nick Guy, whose compositions often reflect and respond to specific geographical locations. Torlesse Transect maps the topographical ...