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Speaking sticks and moving targets

Speaking sticks and moving targets

New works by Shane Cotton

The Hanging Sky brings together Shane Cotton's skyscapes from the past five years. But the core of the exhibition is a big group of freshly made works of art. Senior curator Justin Paton first saw them in completed form during the show's installation in Brisbane. Here he describes his encounters with a body of work 'at once beautiful, aggressive, protective and evasive.'

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Museums beyond museums

Museums beyond museums

In this networked century, where does a museum begin and end?

Artist interview
Sian Torrington

Sian Torrington

Wellington-based artist Sian Torrington is currently working with the Gallery on a site-specific sculptural installation for Christchurch. She talks with curator Felicity Milburn about that project, her process, and about the residency she recently undertook in Samoa.

My Favourite
Petrus van der Velden's The Dutch Funeral 1875

Petrus van der Velden's The Dutch Funeral 1875

If I don’t watch at least three films a week, my life starts to feel unsettled. Five is a good average to see me through, but above all at least one of these films must be terrifying.