Eye on the Prizes: Extrinsic Motivation in the Arts

  With the Walters Prize 2014 winner to be announced in October, I’m sure questions [read: rage-fuelled letters to The Herald] are going to be raised about the value of art prizes in New Zealand, whether we need such prizes and why the arts can’t seem to fund themselves. Neither can the America’s Cup either […]

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Picturing Killers: The Gow Langsford Debate

UPDATE 6/5/14:  The artist and father of Sio Matalasi have now talked and it has been decided the image is going to remain up at the Gow Langsford Gallery. ____________________________________________________ There is a reasonable squall around the images by artist Jono Rotman on display at Gow Langsford in Auckland, a well-known dealer gallery. The images […]

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