by Ariane Craig-Smith & Sue Gardiner on 10 April 2014
Currently on show in the atrium of the Auckland Art Gallery, in conjunction with the exhibition My Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia, is a spectacular light work by contemporary Aboriginal artist Jonathan Jones. Untitled (sum of its parts), 2010, is from the Chartwell Collection, held...
by Melanie on 01 April 2014
Chartwell is proud to have supported a new artist publication, "Manhattan Phrase: 40.74279,-74.008981 to 40.728411,-73.975679", by Shannon Novak.
During October 2013 in New York, Novak exhibited “Manhattan Phrase: 40.74279,-74.008981 to 40.728411,-73.975679”, a site-specific...
by Melanie on 25 March 2014
Invitation to hear inaugural Creative Thinking Fellow
"The capacity to be creative - to produce new concepts, ideas, inventions, objects, or art - is perhaps the most important attribute of the human brain."
Creative thinkers in Auckland, Waikato and Wellington will have the chance to...
by Melanie on 25 March 2014
Artspace is pleased to announce that the 2014/15 Chartwell Stairwell Commission has been awarded to individual projects by Julian Priest and Daphne Simons. The commissioning panel composed of Sue Gardiner and Rob Gardiner from The Chartwell Trust, artist Alex Monteith, and Artspace’s...
by Melanie on 10 March 2014
Steve Carr’s popular work, Screen Shots, 2011, is on display at the Christchurch Art Gallery for their latest family-focused exhibition featuring artists who explore the pleasures and possibilities of experimentation. An edition of this work is held in the Chartwell Collection, purchased in...
by Sue on 03 February 2014
What's the point of it? Martin Creed asks in this major retrospective exhibition at the Hayward, which includes a work on loan from the Chartwell Collection, Auckland, New Zealand. On until 27 April 2014, the exhibition includes Work no. 607, from 2006, a pen on paper work.
by Melanie on 28 January 2014
Chartwell is happy to announce that Artspace’s Chartwell Stairwell commission will continue in 2014. Artspace has launched a call for proposals for the 2014 commission, with applications due February 10, 2014.
Find out more about the Chartwell Stairwell programme or submitting a proposal...
by Sue on 24 January 2014
The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, currently has a summer exhibition titled Melbourne Now until the 23 March 2014. In the accompanying catalogue, curator Isobel Crombie writes about playtime in the gallery spaces. It is an impressive and relevant article to the Chartwell...
by Sue on 24 January 2014
In January, I had the pleasure of attending the South East Asian premier of Herb and Dorothy 50 x 50, the second film about this extraordinary couple, Herb and Dorothy Vogel of New York. Renowned collectors from the 1960s until 2012, in the early days the couple used Herb's salary as a postal worker...
by Sue on 08 December 2013
Chartwell regards the public gallery as an interface between the general public and the world of art production and the world of academic study. Galleries enable access across and between these different perspectives and highlight the value of the arts to a community for a strong sense of well...
by Melanie on 05 December 2013
Simon Ingram’s work in the Chartwell Collection show at The Dowse Art Museum which was titled As Many Structures As You Can, unfolded as a painting performance during the opening of the exhibition. Once completed, the painting machine was placed ‘on hold’ for the remainder of the...
by Melanie on 03 November 2013
Auckland artist Shannon Novak created two new virtual artworks in New York as part of the Art in Odd Places Festival 2013.
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Interview with Shannon Novak »
by Melanie on 20 October 2013
As Many Structures As I Can
Fiona Amundsen, Steve Carr, Selina Foote, Gavin Hipkins, Sara Hughes, Simon Ingram, Emily Kame Jngwarreye, Richard Killeen, Laresa Kosloff, Gabriella Mangano, Silvana Mangano, Richard Maloy, Michael Parekowhai, Justene Williams & Bill Culbert
The Dowse Art...
by Melanie on 06 October 2013
Simon Denny has been chosen as the artist to represent NZ at the 2015 Venice Biennale with Robert Leonard as curator. Congratulations!
View Simon Denny's work in the Collection »
by Melanie on 01 October 2013
On 26 October Auckland Art Gallery opens its largest overview of contemporary New Zealand art in 25 years – Freedom Farmers: New Zealand Artists Growing Ideas.
Freedom Farmers offers a dynamic sample of 20 New Zealand contemporary artists from emerging to established practitioners,...
by Melanie on 15 September 2013
University of Otago names fellows for 2014 »
View works in the Chartwell Collection by Patrick Lundberg »
Thumbnail image: Patrick Lundberg, No Title, 2011.
by Sue on 11 September 2013
Gregor Kregar has been announced as the recipient of the 2015 Southern Way McClelland Commission valued at $250,000.
There were over 100 submissions from national and international applicants for the Southern Way McClelland Commission and the selection panel consisted of Robert Lindsay,...
by Melanie on 08 September 2013
Alicia Frankovich's work, Man Walked on the Moon from the Chartwell Collection, was exhibited in this exhibition, Brigadoon, Paris until 7 December 2013.
Image: Man Walked on the Moon, 2012
by Melanie on 22 May 2013
Nicholas Mangan participates in the 13th Istanbul Biennial titled 'Mom, am I a Barbarian?' (14 September - 10 October 2013) curated by Fulya Erdemci with his film 'A World Undone' courtesy of Chartwell Collection. For further information visit http://bienal.iksv.org/en
by Melanie on 21 May 2013
Upright Piano, Samuel Holloway et al., is a recent acquisition to the Chartwell Collection. There is a performative aspect to the work, in which an invited pianist is involved. In the video below, Hermione Johnson performs the second realisation of Upright Piano, Samuel Holloway et al. on...