All that cannot be seen
Finding inspiration in the invisible.
There’s more on the back
Janet Hughes reviews "The Back of the Painting", a book that looks at what can be divined from looking behind.
A show for everybody and nobody
Can history set boundaries? Can an individual artist remove them? Federico Magrin reviews "Containing Multitudes" at City Gallery.
Fairooz Samy reviews "Observations of a Rural Nurse" by photographer and nurse Sara McIntyre.
In New York, Sophie McKinnon visits an exhibition that explores the fundamental tension between autonomy and dependency.
Nov 19, 2020
A friend of a friend
Maeve Hughes reviews "Shining Land," the second book in the kōrero series.
Oct 27, 2020
Ed Atkins mixes the comfortable with the grotesque, survival with entropy, and the literal with the "super-vicious artificial".
Oct 21, 2020
A sense of mounting riches
Janet Hughes reads volume two of Peter Simpson's McCahon series. Does it live up to the praise the first volume received?
Jun 15, 2020
To paint your way across
Maeve Hughes reviews 'High Wire', the first picture book in Massey University Press’ new ‘kōrero’ series.
Mar 6, 2020
Maeve Hughes reviews 'Encounter 1', the first in a series of exhibitions exploring 'encounter' at Wellington's City Gallery.
Mar 3, 2020
It's 100 years since the birth of Colin McCahon. In celebration Janet Hughes checks out two new books examining the artist's life and work.
Jan 16, 2020
All the same
Avenal McKinnon considers Yoko Ono's new and recreated works in her Beijing exhibition 'Golden Ladders'.
Jan 12, 2020
Photographer as alchemist
David Eggleton reviews ' A Beautiful Hesitation' which follows the career and photographs of Fiona Pardington.