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'.
Home and place were a the centre of Guy Ngan's work. Anna Knox spoke to the curator of an exhibition at the heart of Ngan's home.
Introducing The Spinoff Art section, telling the big and little stories about contemporary art in New Zealand including this one about a small but perfectly formed heist...
Welcome to episode 3 of Two Sketches, a webseries featuring Spinoff cartoonist Toby Morris chatting and drawing with a selection of local illustrators, artists, cartoonists, sketchers and doodlers.
Art history tells us a lot about the present moment through its interpretation of the past. In historicising the work of bygone artists, it reveals changing attitudes and contemporary concerns, writes Emma Ng.