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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... more

Herb and Dorothy 50 x 50

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... more

Chartwell support of Public Galleries

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... more

Simon Ingram's Studio Situation at The Dowse Art Museum

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... more

Manhattan Phrase and Pastorale 2013

Auckland artist Shannon Novak created two new virtual artworks in New York as part of the Art in Odd Places Festival 2013. View Manhattan Phrase » View Pastorale » Interview with Shannon Novak » more

As Many Structures As I Can at The Dowse

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... more

Simon Denny selected to represent NZ at Venice Biennale 2015

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 » more

Landmark New Zealand contemporary art exhibition at Auckland Art Gallery this summer

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,... more

Collection artist awarded Frances Hodgkins Fellowship 2014

University of Otago names fellows for 2014 » View works in the Chartwell Collection by Patrick Lundberg » Thumbnail image: Patrick Lundberg, No Title, 2011. more

Gregor Kregar wins sculpture commission

  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,... more

Alicia Frankovich - Brigadoon

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 more

Chartwell artist takes part in 13th Istanbul Biennial

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 more

Video recording of Upright Piano, Samuel Holloway et al.

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... more

City Gallery Wellington senior curator

In May 2013, City Gallery Wellington announced the appointment of Robert Leonard to the position of Senior Curator. Currently Director of Brisbane’s Institute of Modern Art, Robert Leonard is one of New Zealand’s most experienced exhibition makers. Before moving to Brisbane in 2005 he... more

Chartwell artists in Adam Art Gallery exhibition more

The 5th Auckland Triennial NZ artists

VENUES Auckland Art Gallery Artspace Auckland Museum Fresh Gallery Otara George Fraser Gallery Gus Fisher Gallery NZ Film Archive Silo Six ST PAUL St Ten artists and collectives from around New Zealand will present their work at If you were to live here …, the free three-month... more

Frieze Art Fair New York- Sculpture Park

New Zealand artist Fiona Connor announced in Freize New York Sculpture Park... Frieze is pleased to announce the artists that will be participating in the Sculpture Park at Frieze New York 2013. The Sculpture Park overlooks the East River and sits adjacent to the main fair structure in the unique... more

Imants Tillers- Australian Award 2013

Imants Tillers is the winner of the 2013 Wynne Prize, AGNSW, Sydney, Australia. See Tillers work in the Chartwell Collection HERE. Winner: Archibald Prize 2013: Del Kathryn Barton more

Ruth Buchanan in Melbourne

Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia presents: LOOSELY SPEAKING 23.03.13 – 27.04.13 RUTH BUCHANAN (NZ), SARAH CROWEST, ADELLE MILLS CURATED BY PIP WALLIS Exhibition Dates: 23 March – 27 April 2013 Opening: Friday 22 March 2013, 6 – 8pm Isn’t this entire,... more

13 Rooms Performance Series 2013.

13 Rooms, the 27th Kaldor Public Art Project in Sydney is an ambitious event. Featuring 13 artists from around the world, including Damien Hirst, Marina Abramović, John Baldessari and Tino Sehgal, 13 Rooms is an innovative group exhibition of ‘living sculpture’ within 13 purpose-built... more

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