Toi Art a template for a more ‘woke’ future
Te Papa’s 20th anniversary art exhibition is bursting with energy, personalities and ideas. Finally, says Hamish Coney, the elephant is in the room.
NZ comedy’s rising cask-wine queen
Johanna Cosgrove’s one-woman show Aunty is a blend of Absolutely Fabulous and Outrageous Fortune, writes Sasha Borissenko.
Reclaiming the koru
Good things take time and Gordon Walters’ watershed exhibition at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery is a case in point, writes Hamish Coney.
First WWE and Marvel - The Rock is next
Samoan NZ artist Michel Mulipola is now working with WWE and Marvel, and The Rock is next on his wishlist.
Anna Connell: Why I’m a patron of the arts
‘The good and the great’ help to keep NZ’s arts scene going - but what will happen when they’re gone?
Theo Schoon’s hand in our history
The contemporary artists of Aotearoa revel in the synthesis that Theo Schoon spoke of.
Auckland Arts Festival future secured
Ongoing funding for the Auckland Arts Festival has been approved by Auckland Council.
A question of art for the public’s sake
As Auckland develops to meet its population growth and infrastructure deficit, how should it spend on public art to brighten the soul?