Press Coverage 2024


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Country’s largest contemporary art fair gets new owner, venue

UK group with vast art fair portfolio in Asia adds the Auckland event, the Aotearoa Art Fair, to its network.

31 Jan 2024, National Business Review

With new owners and a new venue, the highly-anticipated Aotearoa Art Fair is back & better than ever for 2024

The Aotearoa Art Fair is once again poised to deliver a captivating line-up in its 2024 edition

14 Feb 2024, Denizen

Change in the air for the Aotearoa Art Fair

Aotearoa Art Fair has announced that this year’s presentation will move to new quarters, with the 2024 iteration to be held at Auckland’s Viaduct Events Centre.

15 Feb 2024, Art Collector

Aotearoa Art Fair announces exciting details for the 2024 edition

The Aotearoa Art Fair has unveiled details for its highly anticipated 2024 edition

15 Feb 2024, ArtNow

Aotearoa Art Fair announce participating galleries

The Viaduct Events Centre will transform into a bustling hub of art and culture.

1 March 2024, ArtNow

We chat to Jo Duncan, CEO of Art Fairs New Zealand and Australia, about the mammoth task of helming of Aotearoa Art Fair, one of the biggest events Auckland sees every year.

5 March 2024, Idealogy

Seize The Day

Art Fairs for your travel calendar in the next quarter. Aotearoa Art Fair is one of the most significant events on New Zealand’s cultural calendar.

Jan-March 2024 Issue, Art Collector

Aotearoa Art Fair 2024 Reveals Gallery Line-up

Auckland’s Aotearoa Art Fair has now released a full line-up of galleries that will be participating in the fair’s 2024 edition, to be held this year at the Viaduct Events Centre.

25 March 2024, Art Collector

Sauce’s Must-Sees At Aotearoa Art Fair 2024

Thoughtfully curated with a plethora of colourful diversity, the highly reputable Aotearoa Art Fair returns to Tāmaki Makaurau for 2024.

26 March 2024, Sauce

Attention Art Lovers

We are more excited than ever to immerse ourselves in some of the best art and artists from New Zealand and around the Pacific rim.

3 April 2024, Denizen

The Aotearoa Art Fair Is Back

The Aotearoa Art Fair is back, with the 2024 edition promising an exhilarating fusion of established names and emerging talents, captivating art enthusiasts and collectors alike.

4 April 2024, Verve

Gretchen Albrecht: Sunday Sessions

7 April 2024, Sunday Magazine

Like her paintings, Gretchen Albrecht is all about the process

The artist is as busy as she’s ever been, preparing new paintings to show at two booths at the Aotearoa Art Fair this month – her Auckland dealer Two Rooms and Fine Arts, Sydney,

7 April 2024, The Press

Meet Martino Gamper, The Man Behind The Sought-After Arnold Circus Stool

The geometric Arnold Circus stool, rendered in a kaleidoscope of colours, has become an identifiable interior statement. Ahead of the Aotearoa Art Fair, Leanne Moore meets the Italian-born designer Martino Gamper, who has made New Zealand his second home.

10 April 2024, Viva New Zealand Herald

Art Fair Digest: Aotearoa Art Fair 2024

How will this year’s Aotearoa Art Fair measure up? With new branding, a new executive team and a new venue, gallerists, artists and collectors are looking forward to seeing further change ups to the art fair formula.

Autumn 2024, Art News Aotearoa

An expert guide to investing in art and what fashion designers Paris Mitchell and Sarah Harris are looking for

Investing in art isn’t just a financial venture—it’s a statement of style, a reflection of taste, and an exploration of cultural significance.

11 April 2024, Fashion Quarterly

Ceramicist Zhu Ohmu’s Sculptural Art Is A Lesson In Creative Meandering

The contemporary artist and self-taught ceramicist Zhu Ohmu is a highlight on the Aotearoa Art Fair schedule.

12 April 2024, Viva New Zealand Herald

Make for Viaduct Harbour this month, where a striking sculpture by late New Zealand artist & sculptor Paul Dibble is on display

In celebration of the upcoming Aotearoa Art Fair, Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour, in collaboration with Gow Langsford, has erected a sculpture by one of New Zealand’s leading cultural figures — the late artist and sculptor Paul Dibble.

12 April 2024, Denizen

Outside In: Kate Newby

A willingness to get her hands dirty has taken contemporary artist Kate Newby from Auckland’s west coast to working and exhibiting around the world.

14 April 2024, Sunday Magazine

Best Art of Aotearoa

Tim Etchells has spent the past 30 years creating events all over the world. He talks to Michael McHugh about his latest venture as the new owner of the Aotearoa Art Fair.

14 April 2024, Mindfood Magazine

Aotearoa Art Fair 2024: Five Female Artists To Add To Your Collection

Art lovers will be flocking to Tāmaki Makaurau Aucklnad’s Viaduct Events Centre for one of the largest gatherings on the annual cultural calendar – the Aotearoa Art Fair.

14 April 2024, homestyle magazine

Aotearoa’s Leading Sculpturist Paul Dibble’s Work Will Be On Display In Viaduct Harbour During The Upcoming Aotearoa Art Fair

As an ode to one of Aotearoa’s leading sculpturists, Stories of a Lost Land (2022) will be on display in Viaduct Harbour’s Market Square during the upcoming Aotearoa Art Fair for you to admire.

16 April 2024, Sauce Magazine

What Are Galleries Showing at New Zealand’s Biggest Art Fair?

Directors of four New Zealand galleries—Jhana Millers, Sumer, Jonathan Smart, and Bergman Gallery—share highlights of their booths ahead of Aotearoa Art Fair in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland this week, for its first iteration under the ownership of Art Assembly.

16 April 2024, Ocula

Aotearoa Art Fair to captivate Auckland art lovers and collectors alike

Organisers are promising the most extensive and diverse programme yet, with plenty to offer those looking to add to their own collections, or simply appreciate the breadth and talent of work on display.

15 April 2024, MindFood

Māori art showcased on a global platform at art fair

Visitors are being welcomed to the Aotearoa Art Fair with an arresting collaborative work by kaiwhatu Shiree Reihana and carver Anton Forde.

19 April 2024, Te Ao Māori News

Aotearoa Art Fair 

19 April 2024, Te Ao Māori News Broadcast

Aotearoa Art Fair On This Weekend

19 April 2024, One News

Shiree Reihana | Kaiwhatu and Ringatoi Māori at the Aotearoa Art Fair

Aotearoa Art Fair has launched this week at the Viaduct Events Centre and it kicked off with a very special collaboration between ringatoi Anton Forde and kaiwhatu Shiree Reihana welcoming visitors to the fair – the collaborative work comprises six of Forde’s Pou cloaked in Reihana’s contemporary Kākahu, installed in a kaokao / chevron formation.

19 April 2024, Waatea News Radio

Aotearoa Art Fair

This week, one of the biggest annual events in the New Zealand art scene took place – Aotearoa Art Fair returned to Tāmaki Makaurau. This was the first iteration of the fair under new ownership and management, and the general opinion of gallerists, artists, and fair goers was strongly favourable.

21 April 2024, Artlink

The new look Aotearoa Art Fair

Aotearoa Art Fair is the apex of the art market food chain. This weekend on the Tāmaki Makaurau waterfront, the public, 32 dealers and many curators from around Aotearoa come happily together at the fair for both the market and a champagne-charged party.

21 April 2024, Radio New Zealand

All The Fashion Seen At Aotearoa Art Fair 2024

Aotearoa Art Fair, the contemporary art fair in New Zealand, presented coveted artworks by many of the country’s leading artists and galleries. Along with the art, the fair also makes for great people-watching.

26 April 2024, Sauce