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Brigit Anderson at Christchurch Art Gallery

Photographer Bridgit Anderson speaks about her project Stella & Cecil: A Kaikoura Composition. Wednesday 16 June, 6pm Philip Carter Family Auditorium Friends $5, Non-Members $10, Students with ID free Stella and Cecil Wallace created a home and a dental surgery at 43 Beach Road, Kaikoura in 1915. In 2020 Anderson collaborated with Margaret Egan, Stella and… View more

Art News feature – Darryn George, Grant Takle, Viv Kepes and Janneth Gil

The light in the darkness Two years on from the tragedy, Andrew Paul Wood looks at the way artists have responded to the Christchurch mosque attacks. Artists Darryn George, Grant Takle, Viv Kepes and Janneth Gil are all Christchurch based artists who have each recently exhibited here at PG gallery192 in the last 7 months… View more

Ralph Hotere exhibition floor talk with master printer Marian Maguire – Tues 25 May, 12noon

Marian Maguire, in her role as master printer, collaborated with Ralph Hotere over a 24 year period. In this talk she will background the lithographs plus talk about her working process with Ralph. RALPH HOTERE: Round Midnight & other lithographs runs until Sat 5 June

SIMON OGDEN – artist talk – Thurs 22 April, 12noon

Listen as Simon Ogden talks about the elaborately beautiful works in his current exhibition of linoleum constructions, Digging in the dirt for diamonds Thursday 22 April, 12noon All welcome!

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

11 May – 4 June Opening Tues 11 May, 5.30pm Ralph Hotere: Round Midnight and other lithographs 8 June – 3 July Opening Tues 8 June, 5.30pm Grant Takle: Cluster 6 – 23 July Opening Tues 6 July, 5.30pm Bridgit Anderson: Stella & Cecil – a Kaikoura composition 27 July – 20 August Opening Tues… View more

Video – Farid Ahmed’s talk 4.3.21

Farid Ahmed, Christchurch mosque attacks survivor and now semifinalist New Zealander of the year became a global symbol of peace and forgiveness after he lost his wife Husna in the 2019 March attacks. On Thursday 4 March, we were honoured as Farid Ahmed joined us at the gallery to discuss his philosophy of forgiveness, peace and love,… View more

Euan Macleod wins Dobell Drawing Prize, National Art School NSW

  Multi award-winning artist Euan Macleod has won the $30,000 Dobell Drawing Prize with a pastel-on-paper work entitled Borderlands. Each of the 15 postcard-sized images in the work depict scenes from the NSW/Queensland border when it briefly reopened in July at the height of the COVID-19 lockdown. Most of the images also incorporate figures, which is… View more

Christchurch Art Gallery – Ralph Hotere

Christchruch Art Gallery Ralph Hotere : Ātete (to resist) 27 March – 25 July 2021 Celebrating the artistic vision of one of Aotearoa’s most significant artists. As the first major survey exhibition of Hotere’s artistic career for over twenty years, Ātete gathers works from collections across Aotearoa. Hotere’s art charted his journeys throughout Aotearoa and the world,… View more

Rebecca Harris in Art New Zealand

Jasmine Gallagher reviews Rebecca Harris’ exhibition ‘Dark Burns the Night, Flirty Bird Flies’ in Autumn 2021 Art New Zealand. In this series of landscape paintings Rebecca Harris veers closer to realism than some of her more surreal work from arround 2015. This is a trend that has increasingly emerged in her painting over the last… View more

FARID AHMED talk on Thursday 7:30pm

Farid Ahmed Thursday 4 March, 7.30pm Join Farid Ahmed next Thursday evening as he discusses his philosophy of forgiveness, peace and love, and how it is an example of how faith and humanity can be tools for navigating even the most horrific of tragedies. Farid will also discuss the tributes that were gifted following the mosque… View more