Final week...

Behind the scenes

...of both the FIFA World Cup AND the Art of the Dustjacket. 

Yes it's true: the two major events of the year both reach their dramatic conclusion this Sunday, one in Rio, one right here in Christchurch.

The star of our show appears to be Anne McCahon's tightly illustrated book Three Brown Bears, a very adult story of conscientious objection to war work, camouflaged as a children's picture book.

You'll need to get up early to catch the football, whereas our feast of New Zealand's finest book cover art is open 9-6 during the week and 9-5 at weekends. Described by Warren Feeney as 'a welcome surprise' this show offers tiny works by big artists: Hotere, McCahon, Peebles...