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Study (Woman in a wide black hat) by Raymond McIntyre

Study (Woman in a wide black hat) by Raymond McIntyre

This article first appeared as 'The Muse' in The Press on 25 August 2015.

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Maori Carved Figure. Rotorua. N.Z.

Maori Carved Figure. Rotorua. N.Z.

This article first appeared as 'Picture perfect postcards of our prominent places' in The Press on 25 March 2015.

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A Reading from Plato by Gertrude Hammond

A Reading from Plato by Gertrude Hammond

This article first appeared as 'Mulling matters of inequality' in The Press on 3 February 2015.

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An architectural modernist relic

An architectural modernist relic

With so many 'old dungers' banished to oblivion in these parts, it's now difficult to find evidence, within the four avenues at least, that Christchurch had existed at all before, say, about 1983...

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Stakes in the ground

Stakes in the ground

Last, Loneliest, Loveliest is New Zealand's first official presence at the International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia, and takes its alliterative title from Rudyard Kipling's poem, 'The Song of the Cities', which gives four lines each to various cities from the British Empire, including Auckland:

Last, loneliest, loveliest, exquisite, apart–
On us, on us the unswerving season smiles,
Who wonder 'mid our fern why men depart
To seek the Happy Isles!

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Still life with flowers in a basket by Pieter Hardimé

Still life with flowers in a basket by Pieter Hardimé

This article first appeared as 'Allegory of life's beauty, brevity and fragility' in The Press on 15 August 2014.

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West Coast Road Trip

West Coast Road Trip

Survival skills for the new Christchurch: one of these is getting out more. 

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Artist unknown, Classical Figures

Artist unknown, Classical Figures

This article first appeared as 'Artist unknown' in The Press on 6 June 2014.

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Transformers

Transformers

Curator Ken Hall writes about his experience of working with artists Chris Heaphy and Sara Hughes, as part of a small team with other city council staff and Ngāi Tahu arts advisors, on the Transitional Cathedral Square artist project.

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Cathedral Square by Charles Nathaniel Worsley

Cathedral Square by Charles Nathaniel Worsley

This article first appeared as 'Fixed in time' in The Press on 17 April 2014

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