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By Mark Amery Courtesy of The Dominion Post Question. What do the following established and acclaimed contemporary New Zealand women artists have in common? Fiona Pardington, Jacqueline Fraser,…
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By Mark Amery Courtesy of The Dominion Post Great art often stays with me like great music - it demands another spin. It keeps turning in the head, making me want to return. It's catchy but…
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By Mark Amery Courtesy of The Dominion Post One of my favourite art experiences this year has been visiting a space that at first glance appeared to contain no art. Upstairs at Gambia Castle in…
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By Mark Amery Courtesy of The Dominion Post There's an old cliche about video art that it might be mistaken for the "telly having gone on the blink"- the television set just needing a good thwack…
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Courtesy of The Dominion Post Mark Amery explores how Joanna Langford creates landscapes for the mind. I suspect we all have places in the landscape that hold magic. Sites that lodge…
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By Mark Amery Courtesy of The Dominion Post "I'm sorry sir, pens are not allowed," a gallery attendant advised as I scrawled in my notebook in the Rita Angus survey exhibition at Te Papa. "I'll go…
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By Mark Amery Courtesy of The Dominion Post Entering Mark Hutchins Gallery in Willis Street last week I was propelled through the door by a furious chilly wintry blast into a calm, warm white…
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It's not important that you agree with what is written, but it’s vital it excites discussion and tes
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By Mark Amery Courtesy of The Dominion Post Walking down Courtenay Place late last week, I was struck by the sight of a young girl in a pink fairy dress twirling round and around, completely in…
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