Pandemic misery finds company in artworks responding to the Fukushima disaster, the Christchurch earthquake, and other calamities stretching back 3.2 billion years.
The city's mayor said a proposed restructure could compromise the gallery's ability to attract and present major exhibitions.
The exhibition will determine the winner of New Zealand's preeminent prize for contemporary art.
During the Auckland Art Fair, a host of intriguing exhibitions are being mounted around the city.
The video was created by Chelsea Winstanley, director of a forthcoming documentary on the sprawling survey of Māori contemporary art.
The artist recreated scenes that played out during Australia's catastrophic bushfires last summer.
The works include a 14m-tall rope weaving, remixed footage from WWII, and video of newspapers being bleached.
This year, the month of May kicks off with the annual Auckland Art Fair (2–5 May 2019) at The Cloud on Queens Wharf, where over 40 leading galleries from the Pacific Rim will exhibit. A carefully curated selection of talks and exhibitions will accompany the fair, including the 2019 Projects Programme organised by Francis McWhannell titled...
The time is ripe to galvanise New Zealand's public to more fully support its visual arts.
I certainly saw that it was a young generation trying to define its identity and voice, literally through physical occupation or the transformation of public roads into a public space.
I work with the politics of images. Society does not teach us to look at images. I want to make people 'see.'
Following a three-year hiatus, the Auckland Art Fair is returning at the end of May with a suite of galleries from New Zealand, Australia, Latin America and the wider Pacific region. With a distinctly global outlook, the art fair is emphasising a fresher, more contemporary aspect in promoting emerging artists and galleries, inviting the...
Lyrical, nostalgic and profoundly beautiful, Yang Fudong’s photographs and multi-channel videos have immediately become iconic. Ocula spoke to Yang on the occasion of his new solo shows: Twin Tracks: Yang Fudong Solo Exhibition at the Yuz Museum in Shanghai (until 15 November 2015) and Yang Fudong: Filmscapes at Auckland Art...