http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/76930124/Early-photos-of-Maori-for-sale-taken-by-one-of-NZs-first-women-photographers Advertisements Continue reading A BBC TV presenter is selling her 19th century photographs of Maori taken by Elizabeth Pulman, possibly this country’s first professional female photographer.
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
Natalya St. Clair illustrates how Van Gogh captured this deep mystery of movement, fluid and light in his work. Continue reading And more Van Gogh
This video is from the Lebanese University Fine Arts Institute – Golden Spiral Festival 2015. It has quite remarkably captured the impressionist painting style in a video Continue reading Double (V) – Van Gogh and Vermeer