Category Archives: Picture of the week

Selene Simcox

Selene Simcox has a residency at the Manthel van Reijn Studio (Mt Eden) from the 21st Feb to 10th March. There will be an open studio from the 7th to 10th March and a one night only exhibition on the … Continue reading

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Nathan Huff

Nathan Huff is in NZ at the moment curating work for the Art in Embassies Program.  He has been looking for a couple of NZ artists to include at the residence of the US Ambassador to New Zealand, David Huebner. This … Continue reading

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Munny and Friend

I was looking through some old photos yesterday and stumbled across this. I did this as a wedding present for my best friend a couple of years ago. It is using a DIY Munny from Popup Gallery in Wellington.

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Willie Verginer

Italian artist Willy Verginer is a master of wooden sculpture. His sculptures are life size and simply painted. They are beautiful to look at and masterfully executed. Enough said…

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Ali Cavanaugh

Excerpts From Ali’s website Ali Cavanaugh was born in St. Louis in 1973 and has worked as a professional artist for 13 years. Her compositions are strong and intuitive, thanks not only to being a wife and mother but also … Continue reading

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Aakash Nihalani

Artist Aakash Nihalani is the mastermind behind these tape-based artworks, and his simple aesthetic has a deeper meaning than just decoration.  He states on his website “My street work consists mostly of isometric rectangles and squares.  I selectively place these graphics around … Continue reading

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Ravishing Beasts

Ravishing Beasts is one of my favourite websites, one that I get a lot of inspiration from. Set up by Rachel Poliquin whose interest in taxidermy began as a fascination with both its animal-objects, lingering old and musty beyond their natural course, and … Continue reading

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Yago Hortal

I like Yago’s work…

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Does anyone else find these creepy?

Beautifully made, but sorry, a bit too creepy for me…and I have a pretty wild imagination and actually really like strange things. The Artist is Kate Clark, here is a snippet from her artist statement: Studying the tension between personal … Continue reading

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I want this…

Monster Skin Rug by Joshua Ben Longo (2006) Cashmere, Wool, Polymer Clay, approx. 36in x 50in Bit different from having a boring old beer skin or zebra skin rug…don’t you think?

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