Christchurch Art Gallery

A visit recently to Christchurch Art Gallery was a delight in two ways. Firstly, the exhibitions;  Tony de Lautour distinctive paintings and sculptures, 19th and 20th Century New Zealand Art, the weight of sunlight and more.  I absolutely loved the wall which included Doris Lusk, and other cubist style artworks.  Always interesting to discuss works […]

PG Gallery 192

While walking along Bealey Avenue I was lucky to come upon PG gallery at 192 Bealey Avenue, representing contemporary artists in a lovely old home.  I was particularly drawn to Nigel Buxton artworks –  exhibition of seven works on paper which describe and explore interior space.  These were interesting works which tugged at your perception […]

Rangiora Art Society Exhibition

Held at the Chamber Gallery in the Rangiora Library this exhibition of 30 works depicting ‘The Waimakariri – Our Land’ was a feast of well priced local artists interpretation of the area.  Many of the works had sold and lots of local submissions.  This was a lovely surprise and especially as it was the Society’s […]

Christchurch Art Gallery

During a short visit to Christchurch New Zealand a trip to the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu was a great way to spend an afternoon. From the incredible Michael Parekowhai Chapman’s Homer (bronze, stainless steel sculpture) in the foyer to other contemporary works or strolling through the world renown landscapes, portraits and even […]