When Papakura artist Jacquelyn Ritete surveys the 40 cells at Counties Manukau Police station in Wiri, she doesn’t see dim lighting, drab walls and graffiti; she sees potential. NZ Herald article Advertisements Continue reading Artists in the Manukau Police cells
Watch the reactions as someone starts altering the artworks… Continue reading CollegeHumor’s Art Gallery Prank
The movie “Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict” was shown at the Auckland Film Festival earlier this year. Some Friends members were lucky enough to have seen it then. The Film returns to Rialto Cinema, Newmarket on Wednesday, 17 February 2016 at 5:30pm Continue reading Did you miss the Peggy Guggenheim movie?
The Christchurch Art Gallery has reopened after 5 years of closure. http://www.3news.co.nz/nznews/christchurch-art-gallery-reopens-its-doors-2015121908#axzz3uumBQ4XM Continue reading Christchurch Art Gallery reopens
Banksy created a series of new works at “the Jungle” migrant camp in Calais, France in an effort to remind nations to be more accepting of refugees. In one piece, the street artist depicted Apple co-founder Steve Jobs as a Syrian refugee Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/banksy-depicts-steve-jobs-as-syrian-refugee-in-new-work-20151212#ixzz3uuepMixn Continue reading Banksy makes a point about the value of refugees