Hoisting 250 kilos of glossy black granite on to a coastal headland on a typically wild and windy spring day is not for the faint-hearted but Auckland sculptor Gill Gatfield isn’t one to back down from a challenge.
We are delighted to announce the dates and an exciting new waterfront venue for Auckland Art Fair 2013.
You would have to get up pretty early in the morning to accomplish more than Deborah White does in a day… in fact, you probably wouldn’t even get to bed the night before.
Native fauna such as Kereru and Huia may feature prominently in her work but photographer Fiona Pardington is a Magpie at heart.
A painter, collector, navigator and technician and man about town, Evan Woodruffe is as active in Auckland’s art community as it is possible to be.
“Working with artists and being involved in their practice is fantastic. You are touched by their creativity and wonderful ideas,” says Jenny Todd, the Director of Two Rooms, located in a converted warehouse in Arch Hill, central Auckland.
As art critic for the NZ Herald, he has been covering burgeoning art scene for 45 years. In that time, he has witnessed and chronicled contemporary art in New Zealand from its nascence, through its troubled (and arguably ongoing adolescence) to its present age.