Art Beat Review – Richard McWhannell’s ‘More Miles Than Money’

Andrew Paul Wood reviews Richard McWhannell’s exhibition in the latest Art Beat July Issue. “These works range from spacious dreamscapes reminiscent of Hieronymus Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights, maybe with a dash of Dali thrown in for good measure – i.e. they seem to conform to mappable space – to a canvas-cramming frenetic Jungian tombola… View more


12 July – 5 Aug Nigel Buxton: Faces & Folds 9 Aug – 3 Sept Marian Maguire: The Enlightenment Project Opening: Tuesday 9 August 5:30pm Artist Talks: Weds 17 & Sat 20 Aug 12pm 6 – 30 Sept Opening Tuesday 6 September, 5:30pm Rebecca Harris – Stealth of Light Stefan Roberts – Waterlog   Join our… View more

Polly Gilroy features in The Art Paper: Casting shadows in space

The Art Paper Casting shadows in space 18 May, 2022 Hannah Crichton speaks to Polly Gilroy about her recent exhibition, Traces. READ MORE HERE Can you expand on how light is utilised in Traces, and how you came to examine the relationship between light and shadow? Where Shadow Chases Light, my graduate exhibition at Massey,… View more

ART NEW ZEALAND – Grant Banbury on Chris Pole’s exhibition

Grant Banbury reviews Chris Pole’s exhibition Otehake in the latest Winter Art New Zealand. In recent years Chris Pole’s art practice has focused on transferring first-hand experiences of the South Island’s wilderness onto canvas. Initially recording vast areas of terrain, both close and distant, with camera, he later reimagines these and his own experiences in… View more

Artists Talk with Philippa Blair and Polly Gilroy

Join us today at 12pm with artists Philippa Blair and Polly Gilroy as they discuss their current exhibitions and own art practices.

Marian Maguire featured in Art Zone

Lithographic love The highly-accomplished Christchurch artist and gallery owner Marian Maguire likes to stay low profile. She explains why to Sarah Lang in a rare interview with ART ZONE. Maguire is best known for her printmaking: lithographs and etchings that borrow from the aesthetics of ancient Greek and Māori imagery, mythology, and history. Many New… View more

Darryn George featured in Art Zone

A patterned contrast Christchurch artist Darryn George likes to change things up, and develop ideas through repetition and variation. He talks to Claire O’Loughlin at ART ZONE about patterns and themes in his work. George is Ngāpuhi, based in Christchurch, where he lives with his wife. His father came to Christchurch from the Bay of Islands,… View more

Polly Gilroy’s exhibition ‘Traces’ in Stuffs 10 exhibitions in March.

Warren Feeney’s lists Polly Gilroy’s exhibition ‘Traces‘ in Stuffs 10 exhibitions to look out for in March*. “Working with transparent silk and chiffon, Polly Gilroy refines and widens the possibilities of contemporary painting, making transparent geometric objects that, in their economy of form are simultaneously concise, yet poignant. In Traces, Gilroy takes her imagery beyond… View more

Summer Break

Merry Christmas from PG gallery192 As this year comes to an end, we would like to thank you for all of the support through out 2021. This year has we have presented 12 exhibitions with many of our wonderful artists, without whose commitment there would be no gallery. Wishing everyone a restful break, Merry Christmas and… View more

XMAS’21 & Joanna Braithwaite in Stuff’s 10 exhibitions to see this December

Warren Feeney lists PG gallery192’s current XMAS’21 exhibition in Stuff’s 10 exhibitions to see in December. On until Friday 24 December “A group exhibition featuring new works by Joanna Braithwaite, Nigel Buxton, Rebecca Harris, Chris Pole, Aiko Robinson, John Reynolds and Terry Stringer, with the attitude of XMAS’21 perfectly represented by Braithwaite’s painting, Sea Change. Colourful and joyously… View more