The Future of Work at Hutt City's Dowse Art Museum makes visible our changing work conditions. Mark Amery took a tour, and even got some work done himself while he was there.
Lana Lopsesi on tatu maker Julia Mage’au Gray, the revival of Melanesian female tattoo practice, and an exhibition paying homage to her work.
Pātaka Art+Museum's exhibition Here: Kupe to Cook challenges the discovery narrative that's the cornerstone of Pākehā national history.
To mark the centenary of Colin McCahon's birth, a weekend of events in August included a bus ride to experience 'McCahon's Auckland' and an ‘open home’ at the McCahon House Museum.
Hope, censorship, the Hong Kong protests and their threads across Asia and the Pacific: a conversation with artist Yuk King Tan, whose show Crisis of the Ordinary is at Starkwhite gallery now. .
1000 Words is a Spinoff series talking to the photographers behind our most iconic political images. In this instalment, photographer Chris McKeen describes shooting Pania Newton at Ihumātao.
Fashion, beauty and modernism all play a part in the exhibition Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys. Megan Dunn talks to fashion designer Karen Walker about her Hodgkins-inspired fashion collection.
The giant hand that captivated and disgusted the nation is now settling into its new Wellington home. Spinoff arts editor Megan Dunn talked to Ronnie van Hout, the man who made Quasi.
Split Level View Finder: Theo Schoon and New Zealand Art is the exhibition that sparked a major protest. Schoon is a divisive historical figure – but is his art any good?
Who makes up the royal 'we'? Lana Lopesi reviews a massive show at ST PAUL St Gallery in Auckland that investigates questions of community, culture and conflict.
Things I Learned at Art School is a new series featuring artists discussing how they do what they do and know what they know. In the second instalment, Megan Dunn talks to Berlin-based New Zealander Simon Denny about Michael Parekowhai, teaching and technology, and an idea involving the online shoe store Zappos that didn't work out.
The best little art show about the environment is big on charm and low on preaching and you can find it at Robert Heald Gallery in Wellington for one more week. Megan Dunn reviews.
David Eggleton considers the remarkable radiance and Canterbury swamp fog of Tony De Lautour's paintings in this mid-career survey at Dunedin Public Art Gallery
An exhibition of Dutch-New Zealand artist Theo Schoon at the City Gallery in Wellington has set off a debate about the place of racially problematic work in public spaces.
A bus stop, a soap dish, beer crates and a pile of rubbish: in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the National Contemporary Art award, we look at the media â€¦
The former Greens co-leader opens up on watching politics after leaving parliament, that controversial speech, and her life in art.
Nikau Hindin is reviving a contemporary form of Māori art largely lost after the extinction of the aute plant in Aotearoa. Photographer Sait Akirrman visited Nikau in studio.
At the Auckland Art Gallery, a grand tour of escapism, adventure and parochialism with NZ's quintessential expatriate artist.
Aaron Kreisler looks beyond the gags in this survey of an artist and his dogs at the Christchurch Art Gallery. “The dog really must love him, it’s so incredibly patient…”, a â€¦
Party Line is a new audio work by Evangeline Riddiford Graham that reinvestigates the Cartwright Inquiry, medical mispractice and misogyny through the lens of the #metoo era.
Telling the stories of Cambodian refugees who fled the Khmer Rouge through the objects they carried, it will please many and offend none.
'Like Escher, if he was more into dicks than staircases.' Poet Hera Lindsay Bird celebrates the work of New Zealand artist Hannah Salmon, aka Daily Secretion, and her portraits of angry 'alpha men'.