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Kauri Die Back

The McCahon House property has approximately 30 Kauri, two of which were recently felled as they had died from the Kauri Die Back disease and were a risk to people and property.  These Kauri are culturally significant. Over 50 artworks by Colin McCahon feature 'Kauri' in the title. At a recent seminar presented by art historian Peter Simpson, over 60 slides with images referencing... Read more

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Artists' Residency: invitation to apply opens 18 May

Invitation to apply for the artists' residency programme during 2014 – 2015 opens on 18 May 2013. You are welcome to go onto a notification list, please email the office.  Application Form and Guidelines can be down loaded here To find out more about the residency please read the Artists' Residency pages

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The Triennial opened and around the galleries

Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro spoke about their collaborative work installed in AAG as part of the 5th Auckland Triennial, comments included "this work looks at destruction and a sort of mania" this was one of many reflective soundbites I wished I could copy down while they spoke about the installation, which in part represents the ideal of the Dream House many live in, renovate and inhabit,... Read more

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5th Auckland Triennial

McCahon House Trust is very excited to be hosting, in partnership with Australian Government and Australia Council for the Arts, the Artist Collective Healy and Cordeiro. They are here as participants in the 5th Auckland Triennial If you were to live here… organised by Auckland Art Gallery with major partner AUT University. More than thirty artists and collectives from around the world... Read more

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Rohan Wealleans in ArtNews

Rohan Wealleans was featured in the 2013 Autumn issue of Art News, both on the cover and with an article about his studio practice.      "Auckland artist Rohan Wealleans caps off a highly successful decade with a large show about wizards in Wellington, and a provocative collaboration with British artist Sarah Lucas in London." Read the full article in Art News.

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Ruth Buchanan residency editions

Ruth Buchanan has created a series of seven works Sensitive Fingertips I - VII. The digital photographs depict an assemblage of research materials and created objects generated in response. The name Sensitive Fingertips relates to a reference found during her research in a NZ Herald (1954) -“ Tall, gentle Mrs. Ilse von Randow has developed such sensitive fingertips that in China she learnt... Read more

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