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NZ Portrait Gallery Appoints Brian Wood As Acting Director

Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 5:51 am | NZ Portrait Gallery

Curator, writer, arts collector and marketer Brian Wood has been appointed Acting Director of the New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pūkenga Whakaata. Brian Wood Wood will replace current Director of the NZ Portrait Gallery Jaenine Parkinson for a ... More >>

Conceptual Language Buff Receives Curatorial Internship

Monday, 18 June 2018, 2:35 pm | NZ Portrait Gallery

Massey University graduate, Robert Laking, has been named as the recipient of the 2018 New Zealand Portrait Gallery Liz Stringer Curatorial Internship at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pūkenga Whakaata. More >>

Transgender Icon Immortalised in National Portrait Gallery

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 12:04 pm | NZ Portrait Gallery

‘Carmen Rupe – The Final Portrait’ painted by New Zealand Contemporary Artist Te Mete was officially unveiled and gifted to the people of Wellington by MP Louisa Wall during a special ceremony held at the National Portrait Galleryon Wednesday. ... More >>

Leading Prize For Wanganui Artist

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 9:44 am | NZ Portrait Gallery

A Wanganui artist, André Brönnimann, has won this year’s $20,000 Adam Portraiture Award with a striking portrait of three women wearing moko called Sisters. More >>

Adam Portraiture Award Exhibition at NZ Portrait Gallery

Sunday, 21 February 2016, 3:54 pm | NZ Portrait Gallery

An exhibition of paintings by the 59 finalists for this year’s Adam Portraiture Award, one of the country’s premier art prizes, will open at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery on Thursday. More >>

NZ Portrait Gallery Judge Announced

Monday, 15 February 2016, 9:40 am | NZ Portrait Gallery

An international judge has chosen 59 finalists from a record 366 entries for this year’s Adam Portraiture Award, New Zealand’s premier portrait prize which is held every two years. More >>