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New Zealand Potter digitised

The Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu has recently completed a project to digitise the complete run of New Zealand Potter.

All 93 issues can now be accessed at

Tate Talks

  • Art lovers of all kinds may be interested in Tate Talks, a YouTube channel produced by the UK's Tate Gallery. With Tate Talks, viewers are treated to in-depth discussions with influential artists about their careers, artwork, and personal experiences. These conversations took place in front of live audiences as special events at the Tate, and some of them also include audience Q&A sessions. The artists interviewed in Tate Talks come from around the world and from varying artistic disciplines. Some examples are American filmmaker and video artist Kahlil Joseph, British painter-sculptor Sir Antony Gormley, Nigerian-born visual artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby, and Chinese conceptual artist Ai Weiwei. Most Tate Talk discussions are approximately 90 minutes long, and at this time of writing, there are more than 25 videos. For those unable to attend special talks at the Tate in person, the Tate Talk YouTube channel provides an accessible alternative. 

What's on in Christchurch - Winter 2018

From Art News New Zealand

  • Arts in Oxford, Canterbury Wendy Wadworth May 5–Jun 6
  • Christchurch Art Gallery Pickaxes and Shovels to Aug 5 Closer: Old Favourites, New Stories to Aug 19 Tony de Lautour, US V THEM 
to Sept 9 Untitled #1050 ongoing
  • CoCA, Centre of Contemporary Art, Christchurch Peter Robinson 
to May 13 Tiffany Singh May 26–Aug 5
  • Dilana Design Room and Workshop, Christchurch Oscar Enberg, Andrew McLeod ongoing
  • Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch Emily Hartley Skudder May at Auckland Art Fair May 23–27 Group Show, 30 Years On Jun Nathan Pohio Jul Mark Braunias Aug
  • Nadene Milne Gallery, Christchurch and Arrowtown gallery artists ongoing
  • PG gallery192, Christchurch Richard McWhannell to May 18 
Marian Maguire May 21–Jun 15 Julia Holden, Doc Ross Jun 18–Jul 13 Darryn George, James Robinson Jul 16–Aug 10
  • SCAPE Public Art Season, Christchurch to Nov 18
  • The Central Art Gallery, Christchurch Veronica Herber Jun 21–Jul 22 Dick Frizzell Jul 26–Aug 26 Simon Edwards Aug 30–Sept 30


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