Florida-based New Zealand writer Chloe Lane talks to Wellington artist Andrew Beck about life among the Trump devotees and swamp manatees of America's strangest state.
Laurie Anderson on the power of art, the complexity of language, Buddhism and Burroughs, and their shared love of terriers.
Palmerston North-born Brent Harris’s considers himself an Australian artist, but his work is suffused with the unease and melancholia long associated with New Zealand art, cinema and music.
Summer reissue: Poet Hera Lindsay Bird celebrates the work of New Zealand artist Hannah Salmon, aka Daily Secretion, and her portraits of angry 'alpha men'.
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 conversation between editors about what made an impression in New Zealand visual arts in 2019. We unpack the highs and lows, and the exhibitions both naughty and nice. Warning: includes light interference from Elf on a Shelf.
To celebrate the 50th birthday of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre in New Plymouth, Walters Prize-winning artist Ruth Buchanan has rehung their collection, bringing previously unseen works and skeletons out of the closet.
Richard Brimer's photography exhibition Harvest is a little bit Humans of New York. Except it's in Hastings, has zero pretension, and captures the diverse population of seasonal labourers who work the local vineyards and farms.
Lessons in life and art from Samoan New Zealand artist Yuki Kihara, Aotearoa's representative at the 59th Venice Biennale in 2021.
Māia Abraham reviews an exhibition currently showing at the Christchurch Art Gallery bringing to the fore the rich moving-image practices of Māori artists.
Spinoff Art editor Mark Amery and photographer Ebony Lamb pay a visit to the internationally celebrated jewellery couple at their colonial cottage above Island Bay.
Our recent Spinoff Art survey provided a snapshot on gender equality in the local art scene, but it wasn't the full story. Anna Knox continues the conversation by asking some gallery owners and directors for their responses to our findings.
Artist Lema Shamamba highlights the threads that connect cellphone use to violence and exploitation in the Democratic Republic of Congo in her first solo exhibition at Auckland's Objectspace.
Los Angeles based, New Zealand born sculptor Fiona Connor, currently showing at the Mossman Gallery in Wellington, shares her top 10 – from book of the year to favourite memory of summer.
At Wellington's New Zealand Portrait Gallery for one last week is Jacqueline Fahey's Suburbanites, a survey show showcasing 60 years of the artist's riotous oil paintings. Megan Dunn writes a fan letter, in lieu of a review.
A remarkable quilt project at Wellington’s Play_Station, Sissymancy! references the AIDS Quilt project while laying new ground for current and future generations of queer artists, writes Mark Amery.
The Shouting Valley is a powerful group exhibition at the Gus Fisher Gallery in Auckland that interrogates and gives voice to the people caught between borders. But is the real â€¦
In time for Auckland Artweek, Eloise Callister-Baker opens the door on a cluster of small Auckland art spaces finding cunning new ways to adapt and survive in the CBD property market.
In 2020 the Royal Academy of Arts opens the exhibition Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist. It's the first-ever show of a New Zealand artist in an institution that dates back to the days of Captain Cook.
Tongan New Zealand performance artist Kaisolaite Uhila is current visiting artist in residence at Dunedin Public Art Gallery. His work involves a drumstick and many, many tins of cabin bread.