Harry Watson: That Was Then, This Is Now

An exhibition of past and recent work by Page Blackie Gallery Artist Harry Watson is now on at Aratoi Museum of Art and History, Wairarapa. Harry creates animal, feathered and human protagonists (often based on real historical figures) that often … Continue reading

Karl Maughan exhibition opening – Tuesday 6th Dec

Karl Maughan’s new exhibition opens tomorrow evening from 5:30pm. Come along and meet the artist. And in the meantime, contact the Gallery for further details.

Dick Frizzell: Images in an artist’s heart

There are some surprises in Frizzell’s choice of paintings, writes Peter Simpson Book review: It’s All About The Image by Dick Frizzell (Godwit $65) It’s hard to avoid Dick Frizzell these days; whether it is paintings or wine or T-shirts … Continue reading

Israel Birch opens new exhibition Ara-i-te-uru at City Gallery Wellington

Ara-i-te-uru 26 November 2011 – 12 February 2012 in the Deane Gallery In te ao Māori (the Māori worldview) myth and actuality are a tangled tale. Often difficult to reconcile in contemporary times, elements of te ao tipua (the supernatural … Continue reading

‘One Hand’ explores the world of Zen Buddhism

By Kurt Shaw, PITTSBURG TRIBUNE REVIEW The forth exhibit in the Andy Warhol Museum’s Word of God Series, Max Gimblett’s ‘The Sound of One Hand’ brings to focus the world of Zen Buddhism. An artist living and working in New … Continue reading


Ngatai Taepa’s new exhibition Colour, Value and Perspective opens on Tuesday (8 November) at Page Blackie Gallery. Contact the Gallery for further details.

Responding to the Urewera Raids – Te Manawa

“This work appears to have a strong base in Tuhoe stories, but part of its success is its ability like more traditional Maori patternmaking to open out in abstraction from a strong kernel to the universal. The title comes from … Continue reading

Paul Dibble gifts large Huia to Palmerston North

Paul Dibble has gifted a final work to Palmerston North before he contemplates a shift up north. As stated in the Manawatu Standard, Ghost of the Huia is a 2.5m sculpture of a female Huia, in bronze, perched on a … Continue reading

Michael Smither Screenprints at Page Blackie Gallery

A gorgeous selection of Michael Smither Screenprints are now available at Page Blackie Gallery. Michael Smither is one of New Zealand’s most sought-after senior artists, renown for his iconic super-realist and highly coloured paintings and screenprints which capture a unique … Continue reading

It’s All About The Image – Dick Frizzell

Take a trip through New Zealand art history according to Dick Frizzell in his new book It’s All About The Image. In the book Dick shines a light on some of the works he’s always loved – a number of … Continue reading