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Piera McArthur: The Endless Possibilities of Portraiture

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 4:44 pm | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

“ The Endless Possibilities of Portraiture ” opening at the NZ Portrait Gallery on November 14, exhibits the lifetime’s work of Piera McArthur, one of New Zealand’s most energetic and luminous artists. More >>

Movers And Shakers at the NZ Portrait Gallery

Monday, 24 June 2013, 7:05 pm | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Movers And Shakers at the NZ Portrait Gallery-Shed 11 Wellington Waterfront June 27 –Sept 8 More >>

Makers of Modern NZ

Monday, 21 November 2011, 2:31 pm | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

The Makers of Modern New Zealand 1930-1990, curated by Brian Easton 60 portraits representing transformational change in NZ Reflecting Mana – portraits of Tainui by Alan Bekhuis/Paul McNamara Gallery The NZ Portrait Gallery Shed 11 Wellington ... More >>

THE MATCH: Portraits of NZ Rugby Players

Monday, 1 August 2011, 3:47 pm | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

The search for the spirit of rugby in New Zealand has been a 6 year project for English photographer David Matches. ‘The Match’ is a series of 100 life-sized portraits of amateur and international rugby players which will form a major, ground-breaking ... More >>

King Henry VIIIth’s 500th - Exhibition

Monday, 20 April 2009, 1:13 pm | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

On the 500th anniversary of the accession to the throne of Britain’s most controversial king, Henry VIIIth, on April 22 1509, his portrait is the focus of a new exhibition opening at the NZ Portrait Gallery on Wednesday, April 22, at 5.30pm. Historian David ... More >>

New Zealand Artist’s International Success

Tuesday, 27 November 2007, 10:55 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

New Zealand Artist’s International Success Freeman White, the winner of the 2006 New Zealand Portrait Gallery’s 2006 Adam Award, has become the first New Zealander to be represented in the prestigious Portrait Gallery of Scotland’s permanent collection. ... More >>

Two New Paintings For The NZ Portrait Gallery

Thursday, 22 November 2007, 9:28 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

From The Nz Portrait Gallery A portrait of New Zealand poet James K. Baxter painted in a jail cell in North Queensland, is one of two portraits presented to the New Zealand Portrait Gallery this week ( Monday November 19). The portrait was painted ... More >>

Gallery to launch campaign for new premises

Friday, 7 April 2006, 2:21 pm | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

The Director of the National Portrait Gallery in London will lecture at the close of the New Zealand Portrait Gallery’s current exhibition as the NZ gallery launches a fund raising drive to increase its activities . More >>

Portrait Award Attracts Record Entry Numbers

Monday, 20 February 2006, 5:25 pm | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

The 203 entries to this year’s Adam Portraiture Award are a new record for the biennial competition according to the New Zealand Portrait Gallery. “The response has been outstanding and shows the wide interest in portraiture all over New Zealand,” says ... More >>

The Chocolate Factory in Auckland’s CBD

Monday, 2 August 2004, 11:26 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

The resemblance between the world-famous Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory and the Wallace Trust Gallery in Auckland may not be immediately obvious, but art-hungry gallery visitors will shortly agree they have something in common. An intense odour ... More >>

Portrait Gallery Unveils Speaker's Portrait

Thursday, 22 July 2004, 9:43 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

A portrait of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Jonathan Hunt, created with thousands of pebble stones, is undoubtedly one of the most original portraits yet commissioned in New Zealand. Unveiled by Denis Adam in the New Zealand ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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