Posts tagged with Art at Te Papa

Dr Who?

Zinnias, 1911, United Kingdom. Nicholson, William. Gift of the National Art Collections Fund, London, 1954. Te Papa

Happy news for historical art lovers: Te Papa is soon to have a newly appointed Curator Historical International Art. Dr Mark Stocker is currently a lecturer at University of Otago’s Department of History and Art History, where he has been Associate Professor since 2003. He is an expert on historical European art, particularly in the… Read more »

Art on TV

  • Lisa Reihana, Mai i te aroha, ko te aroha, Te Ara a Hine, Te Papa, Level 2
  • Lisa Reihana, Mai i te aroha, ko te aroha, Te Ara a Hine, Te Papa, Level 2
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  • Paul Cullen, artist's model for A Garden

Fans of art and TV on demand may already know about the great series New Artland hosted by musician Chris Knox on freeview TVNZ 7, and available online. The programme invites artists to make a new work involving a community. Series two has recently been uploaded, and they are already up to Episode 7. If… Read more »

New arrival

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Last week we took delivery of Art at Te Papa, the big book on the art collection. We are absolutely thrilled with it. The book’s official launch isn’t until next week, but Te Papa store already has an impressive display in its window. Some numbers: The book features 419 works in the collection by 300… Read more »

Cover version

Michael Illingworth, Untitled 1971

Don’t judge a book by its cover, the saying goes. There’s no doubt, though, that a book’s cover can say an awful lot about what’s inside. Deciding what work should go on the cover of the forthcoming book Art at Te Papa — Michael Illingworth’s Untitled 1971 — wasn’t easy.  We tried lots of different possibilities,… Read more »