Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – Brett Graham

Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – Brett Graham

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Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – Fiona Jack

Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – Fiona Jack

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Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – Helen Johnston

Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – Helen Johnston

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Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – Sriwhana Spong

Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – Sriwhana Spong

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Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – Mike Parr

Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – Mike Parr

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Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – John Reynolds

Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – John Reynolds

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Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – Sangeeta Sandrasegar

Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – Sangeeta Sandrasegar

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Short stories about great photographs

Short stories about great photographs

Te Papa curator Athol McCredie shares stories about seven photographs from New Zealand Photography Collected.
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Installing The Art of Remembrance at Te Papa

Installing The Art of Remembrance at Te Papa

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Artists at work: Richard Stratton

Artists at work: Richard Stratton

Ceramic artist Richard Stratton explores ancient techniques in his Wellington studio.
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The Art of Remembrance

The Art of Remembrance

Max Gimblett talks about his work Remembrance.
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The Story of The Art of Remembrance Project

The Story of The Art of Remembrance Project

Hear about the many people involved in this ambitious art project.
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<EM>Seated woman</EM> by Rudolph Haigh

Seated woman by Rudolph Haigh

Curator Sarah Farrar discusses this early portrait.
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<EM>Untitled</EM> by Eric Lee-Johnson

Untitled by Eric Lee-Johnson

Hear curator Sarah Farrar talk about this boldly lit photograph.
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<EM>Interior, early hours</EM> by Ben Cauchi

Interior, early hours by Ben Cauchi

Sarah Farrar discusses this curiously ‘empty’ photograph.
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<EM>Storm, Antarctic Centre, Christchurch, 2002</EM> by Anne Noble

Storm, Antarctic Centre, Christchurch, 2002 by Anne Noble

Curator Sarah Farrar talks about this unusual ‘Antarctic’ photograph.
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<EM>Moa restoration</EM> by Augustus Hamilton

Moa restoration by Augustus Hamilton

Curator Athol McCredie talks about this highly theatrical scene.
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Behind the scenes: From storeroom to gallery wall

Behind the scenes: From storeroom to gallery wall

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<EM>The first view of the valley</EM> by Carleton Watkins

The first view of the valley by Carleton Watkins

Curator Lissa Mitchell talks about this dramatic photograph
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<EM>Relief Hill, Nevada County</EM> by Carleton Watkins

Relief Hill, Nevada County by Carleton Watkins

Curator Lissa Mitchell talks about this photograph of Californian mining
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<EM>Milford Sound, cascade from Mitre</EM> by Alfred Burton

Milford Sound, cascade from Mitre by Alfred Burton

Curator Athol McCredie talks about this early scenic photograph
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<EM>Colonial Mutual Life building</EM> by Gordon Burt

Colonial Mutual Life building by Gordon Burt

Curator Athol McCredie talks about this photograph of a vanished Wellington building
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<EM>Miss H Hedley</EM> by Spencer Digby Studios

Miss H Hedley by Spencer Digby Studios

Curator Athol McCredie talks about this glamourous studio photograph
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<EM>Georgiana Meen</EM>, photographer unknown

Georgiana Meen, photographer unknown

Curator Athol McCredie talks about this early photographic portrait
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<EM>Central School orchestra</EM>, photographer unknown

Central School orchestra, photographer unknown

Curator Athol McCredie examines the details of this group portrait
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<EM>New Zealand (M&#257;ori) Pioneer Battalion ‘Hui Aroha’, Gisborne</EM> by James McDonald

New Zealand (Māori) Pioneer Battalion ‘Hui Aroha’, Gisborne by James McDonald

Curator Athol McCredie discusses this photograph of a Gisborne hui
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<EM>Marine snail, Carinastele kristellae</EM> by Bruce Marshall

Marine snail, Carinastele kristellae by Bruce Marshall

Curator Athol McCredie talks about this highly detailed image
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<EM>Summer eve</EM> by Henry Edward Gaze

Summer eve by Henry Edward Gaze

Curator Athol McCredie discusses what is hidden in this serene image
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<EM>Wire mesh</EM> by Frank Hofmann

Wire mesh by Frank Hofmann

Curator Athol McCredie talks about this boldly lit photograph
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<EM>Willis Street, Wellington</EM> by John Daley

Willis Street, Wellington by John Daley

Curator Athol McCredie talks about how John Daley was able to take candid photographs such as this one
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<EM>Paetawa, Taima, Moko and Tete, Ruatahuna</EM> by Terry O’Connor

Paetawa, Taima, Moko and Tete, Ruatahuna by Terry O’Connor

Curator Athol McCredie tells the story behind this intimate photograph
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<EM>Dividing barriers, crystalizing ponds</EM> by Wayne Barrar

Dividing barriers, crystalizing ponds by Wayne Barrar

Curator Athol McCredie discusses this striking landscape photograph
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<EM>The Barne Glacier, Antarctic Centre, Christchurch</EM> by Anne Noble

The Barne Glacier, Antarctic Centre, Christchurch by Anne Noble

Curator Athol McCredie talks about this unusual ‘Antarctic’ photograph
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<EM>Te Kooti at Ruatahuna</EM> by Paratene Matchitt

Te Kooti at Ruatahuna by Paratene Matchitt

Hear the artist talk about this work in an interview recorded by Te Papa in 2011
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<EM>Black Painting</EM> by Ralph Hotere

Black Painting by Ralph Hotere

Curator Megan Tamati-Quennell explains how this work achieved the ideal the artist was striving for
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<EM>Gesamtkunsthandwerk</EM> by Karl Fritsch, Martino Gamper, and Francis Upritchard

Gesamtkunsthandwerk by Karl Fritsch, Martino Gamper, and Francis Upritchard

Curator Justine Olsen talks about the collaboration involved in this detailed, handmade installation

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<EM>Studio</EM> by Derrick Cherrie

Studio by Derrick Cherrie

Curator Sarah Farrar talks about this large sculpture
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Ng&#257ti Toa kaum&#257;tua Te Waari Carkeek’s welcome to <EM>Ng&#257ti Toa portraits</EM>

Ngāti Toa kaumātua Te Waari Carkeek’s welcome to Ngāti Toa portraits

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Wh&#257;nau wall

Whānau wall

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An unusual 1830s settee

An unusual 1830s settee

Curator Justine Olsen tells the story of a settee made during early European settlement in New Zealand
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A reading from Colin McCahon’s essay ‘Beginnings’

A reading from Colin McCahon’s essay ‘Beginnings’

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Lois White’s painting <EM>Winter’s approach</EM>

Lois White’s painting Winter’s approach

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Helen Hitchings

Helen Hitchings

Curator Justine Olsen talks about Helen Hitchings, gallery owner and fabric printer
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Te Papa curator Megan Tamati-Quennell on Ralph Hotere’s Black painting

Te Papa curator Megan Tamati-Quennell on Ralph Hotere’s Black painting

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How to talk about art with kids

How to talk about art with kids

Tips from Helen Lloyd, a Senior Educator at Te Papa
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Gretchen Albrecht – artist talk

Gretchen Albrecht – artist talk

Auckland-based painter Gretchen Albrecht talks about the process of creating her work In a shower of gold (2011) – now in Te Papa's collection, and about how the history of her own work sustains her now.

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T&#299;vaevae: Stitched with love

Tīvaevae: Stitched with love

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Zine making with Kerry Ann Lee

Zine making with Kerry Ann Lee

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Mark Stocker talks about <EM>Rue de Chartres, St Malo (The Golden Apple)</EM>

Mark Stocker talks about Rue de Chartres, St Malo (The Golden Apple)

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Emily Karaka talks about her work <EM>The Treaties</EM>

Emily Karaka talks about her work The Treaties

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Fiona Connor talks about her work <EM>Can do academy #3</EM>

Fiona Connor talks about her work Can do academy #3

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Nina Tonga talks about a t&#299;vaevae manu (appliqué quilt)

Nina Tonga talks about a tīvaevae manu (appliqué quilt)

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Glenn Jowitt talks about <EM>Cake for King Taufa‘ahau Tupou IV</EM>

Glenn Jowitt talks about Cake for King Taufa‘ahau Tupou IV

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Glenn Jowitt talks about <EM>Sataua, Savai‘i, Western S&#257;moa, 1982</EM>

Glenn Jowitt talks about Sataua, Savai‘i, Western Sāmoa, 1982

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Jonathan Mane-Wheoki talks about Natalia Goncharova

Jonathan Mane-Wheoki talks about Natalia Goncharova

Extracts from an interview with Jonathan Mane-Wheoki (1943–2014), Te Papa’s former Head of Arts and Visual Culture
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Quiet afternoon

Quiet afternoon

Curator Chelsea Nichols talks about the artist Ernest Heber Thompson and his art work Quiet afternoon
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Goblin market

Goblin market

Tony Mackle, former Te Papa curator and collection manager, talks about Frank Craig’s Goblin market
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Artist Bill Culbert installing <EM>Daylight flotsam Venice</EM> (2013) and <EM>Drop</EM> (2013) at Te Papa

Artist Bill Culbert installing Daylight flotsam Venice (2013) and Drop (2013) at Te Papa

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Bill Culbert in Venice 2013 – Installing the work

Bill Culbert in Venice 2013 – Installing the work

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Join Walter Cook on a collector’s quest into the past

Collector Walter Cook tells the story of his collection of modern ceramics, glass, and metalwork, which he gifted to Te Papa
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Bill Culbert in Venice 2013 – Front Door Out Back

Bill Culbert in Venice 2013 – Front Door Out Back

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Bill Culbert in Venice 2013 – Making the work

Bill Culbert in Venice 2013 – Making the work

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Behind the scenes: Installing Bill Culbert’s Daylight flotsam Venice

Behind the scenes: Installing Bill Culbert’s Daylight flotsam Venice

A time-lapse video documenting the installation of Bill Culbert’s 2013 art work Daylight flotsam Venice at Te Papa in August 2014
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Anonymous Bodies

Anonymous Bodies

Curator Athol McCredie talks about the photographs Martha Graham – ‘Ekstasis’ by Barbara Morgan and Woman planting rice, Toyama, Japan by Hiroshi Hamaya in the exhibition Anonymous Bodies
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Buck Nin

Buck Nin

Darcy Nicholas remembers Buck Nin, his friend and fellow artist
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Letter from a modern art collector – Mary Chamot

Letter from a modern art collector – Mary Chamot

Mary Chamot writes to Melvin (Pat) Day, then Director of New Zealand’s National Art Gallery, January 1970
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Crucifixion

Crucifixion

Curator Chelsea Nichols talks about Colin McCahon’s Crucifixion
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Defunct mnemonics

Defunct mnemonics

Curator Megan Tamati-Quennell talks about Defunct mnemonics by Peter Robinson
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Drop and Daylight flotsam Venice

Drop and Daylight flotsam Venice

Curator Sarah Farrar talks about Drop and Daylight flotsam Venice by Bill Culbert
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Museum piece

Museum piece

Curator Sarah Farrar talks about Museum piece by Peter Roche and Linda Buis
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John Crichton

John Crichton

Curator Justine Olsen talks about modernist designer John Crichton and his work Patio chaise
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Porteuse de raisins (Woman carrying fruit on her head)

Porteuse de raisins (Woman carrying fruit on her head)

Curator Chelsea Nichols talks about Porteuse de raisins (Woman carrying fruit on her head) by Natalia Goncharova
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Mary Chamot

Mary Chamot

Curator Chelsea Nichols talks about scholar and curator Mary Chamot and the Collecting Modern exhibition
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Rayonist manifesto

Rayonist manifesto

An extract from artist Natalia Goncharova and Mikhail Larionov’s Rayonist manifesto of 1913
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Portrait of Rita Angus

Portrait of Rita Angus

Emerging poet Mackenzie Paton reads her poem 'Portrait of Rita Angus', a response to Rita Angus’s self-portraits
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Scene in an orchard

Scene in an orchard

Curator Chelsea Nichols talks about Scene in an orchard by Natalia Goncharova
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Jeffrey Harris

Jeffrey Harris

Extracts from an interview with artist Jeffrey Harris
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Strategic plan

Strategic plan

Curator Megan Tamati-Quennell talks about Strategic plan by Peter Robinson
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‘Te Pakanga’ series

‘Te Pakanga’ series

Curator Megan Tamati-Quennell talks about Paratene Matchitt’s ‘Te Pakanga’ series
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Charles Goldie and two Ngapuhi cousins

Charles Goldie and two Ngapuhi cousins

Curator Matiu Baker talks about the women who appear in Charles Goldie’s Darby and Joan (Ina Te Papatahi, Ngāpuhi), and The widow (Harata Rewiri Tarapata, Ngāpuhi)
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Letter from a modern art collector – Ernest Heber Thompson

Letter from a modern art collector – Ernest Heber Thompson

Ernest Heber Thompson writes to Stewart Maclennan, then Director of New Zealand’s National Art Gallery, November 1957
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Untitled (We are unsuitable for framing)

Untitled (We are unsuitable for framing)

Curator Sarah Farrar talks about Untitled (We are unsuitable for framing) by Barbara Kruger
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Historical postcards of the Whanganui River

Historical postcards of the Whanganui River

Curator Lissa Mitchell talks about historical postcards including Muir & Moodie studio's Mangapukata, Wanganui River, New Zealand
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Maori abstraction

Maori abstraction

Artist Darryn George talks about his practice
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McCahon Series: Walk – A Response

McCahon Series: Walk – A Response

Riki Gooch and The Sound Institute perform a sonic journey past the 14 ‘stations’ in Colin McCahon’s sweeping multi-canvas work Walk (Series C).
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Guide

Guide

A poem by Ashleigh Young in response to Colin McCahon’s Walk (Series C)
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Tidal

Tidal

A poem by Dinah Hawken in response to Colin McCahon’s Walk (Series C)
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Ghosting

Ghosting

A poem by James Brown in response to Colin McCahon’s Walk (Series C)
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Colin

Colin

A poem by Bill Manhire in response to Colin McCahon
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McCahon Series: Riki Gooch and The Sound Institute perform Walk – a response

McCahon Series: Riki Gooch and The Sound Institute perform Walk – a response

A sonic journey past the 14 ‘stations’ in Colin McCahon’s sweeping multi-canvas work Walk (Series C)
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Shi Lu: A revolution in paint

Shi Lu: A revolution in paint

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Dutiful daughter of New Zealand jewellery

Dutiful daughter of New Zealand jewellery

Jeweller Lisa Walker is interviewed by jeweller and teacher Peter Decker about found materials and studying and working in Germany
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Painting conservator Tijana Cvetkovic on Petrus van der Velden’s Marken funeral barge

Painting conservator Tijana Cvetkovic on Petrus van der Velden’s Marken funeral barge

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Jeweller John Edgar on being a stone engineer

Jeweller John Edgar on being a stone engineer

Edgar's works appear in the exhibition Bone Stone Shell: 25 years on
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Keeping the faith

Keeping the faith

Award-winning biographer Jill Trevelyan talks about the life of legendary New Zealand art dealer Peter McLeavey
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Flower Beds at Vétheuil

Flower Beds at Vétheuil

Listen to Karl Maughan's response to Monet's Flower Beds at Vertheuil, an except from Te Papa's audio guide for Colour & Light: Impressionism from France & America.
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The water lily pond

The water lily pond

Listen to Karl Maughan talk about Monet's garden at Giverny, an excerpt from Te Papa's audio guide for Colour & Light: Impressionism from France & America.
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Te Papa curator Rebecca Rice on Petrus van der Velden’s Storm at Wellington Heads

Te Papa curator Rebecca Rice on Petrus van der Velden’s Storm at Wellington Heads

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Te Papa curator Sarah Farrar on Andrew McLeod’s Artist Project

Te Papa curator Sarah Farrar on Andrew McLeod’s Artist Project

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Curator Athol McCredie on Frank Hofmann’s Kampa Steps, Prague; Design for bookplate; Reversal design

Curator Athol McCredie on Frank Hofmann’s Kampa Steps, Prague; Design for bookplate; Reversal design

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Te Papa curator Athol McCredie on Frank Hofmann’s Lili Kraus II

Te Papa curator Athol McCredie on Frank Hofmann’s Lili Kraus II

Hofmann was inspired by New Photography – a movement that sought 'modern' ways of seeing and viewed photography as art.
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Jeweller Alan Preston on his work White foreshore

Jeweller Alan Preston on his work White foreshore

Preston's works appear in the exhibition Bone Stone Shell: 25 years on

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Jeweller Lisa Walker on what inspires her

Jeweller Lisa Walker on what inspires her

Walker's works appear in the exhibition Bone Stone Shell: 25 years on

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Jeweller Warwick Freeman on addressing identity issues

Jeweller Warwick Freeman on addressing identity issues

Freeman's works appear in the exhibition Bone Stone Shell: 25 years on
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Te Papa Press book trailer – Peter McLeavey: The life and times of a New Zealand art dealer

Te Papa Press book trailer – Peter McLeavey: The life and times of a New Zealand art dealer

Te Papa Press is proud to publish "Peter McLeavey: The life and times of a New Zealand art dealer"
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Janet Lilo: Pola-Pop City

Janet Lilo: Pola-Pop City

Te Papa visitors help artist Janet Lilo create a collaborative art work inspired by the Warhol: Immortal exhibition
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Art to art: Robin White artist talk

Art to art: Robin White artist talk

Robin White talks with Sarah Farrar, Curator Contemporary Art, Te Papa, 1 April 2013
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Art to art: Niki Hastings-McFall artist talk

Art to art: Niki Hastings-McFall artist talk

Niki Hastings-McFall speaks as part of Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa exhibition opening, 31 March 2013
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Mark Stocker on Zinnias

Mark Stocker on Zinnias

Art historian Mark Stocker on William Nicholson’s Zinnias
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Curator Sarah Farrar on Nicholas Mangan’s Nauru, notes from a cretaceous world

Curator Sarah Farrar on Nicholas Mangan’s Nauru, notes from a cretaceous world

Curator Sarah Farrar on Nicholas Mangan’s Nauru, notes from a cretaceous world
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Curator Justine Olsen on Rie and Coper’s coffee set

Curator Justine Olsen on Rie and Coper’s coffee set

Curator Justine Olsen on Rie and Coper’s coffee set
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Curator Sarah Farrar on Gordon Walters’ Kahu

Curator Sarah Farrar on Gordon Walters’ Kahu

Curator Sarah Farrar on Gordon Walters’ Kahu
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Curator Michael Fitzgerald on Anton Seuffert’s writing bureau

Curator Michael Fitzgerald on Anton Seuffert’s writing bureau

Curator Michael Fitzgerald on Anton Seuffert’s writing bureau
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Curator Matiu Baker on Ratene Hihitawa

Curator Matiu Baker on Ratene Hihitawa

Curator Matiu Baker on Ratene Hihitawa
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Curator Matiu Baker on Chief Wahanui

Curator Matiu Baker on Chief Wahanui

Curator Matiu Baker on Reihana Wahanui Te Huatare
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Curator Mary Kisler on Joan Eardley’s Catterline in winter II

Curator Mary Kisler on Joan Eardley’s Catterline in winter II

Curator Mary Kisler on Joan Eardley’s Catterline in winter II
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Curator Athol McCredie on Mrs Rabone

Curator Athol McCredie on Mrs Rabone

Curator Athol McCredie on Mrs Rabone
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Aboriginal art scholar Brenda Croft on Peter Emily Kame Kngwarreye’s Alagura too dry

Aboriginal art scholar Brenda Croft on Peter Emily Kame Kngwarreye’s Alagura too dry

Aboriginal art scholar Brenda Croft on Emily Kame Kngwarreye’s Alagura too dry
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Curator Athol McCredie on Frank Hofmann’s Diving Tower, Prague

Curator Athol McCredie on Frank Hofmann’s Diving Tower, Prague

Curator Athol McCredie on Frank Hoffman’s Diving Tower, Prague
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Aboriginal art scholar Brenda Croft on Peter Marralwanga’s The Giant Water Spirit

Aboriginal art scholar Brenda Croft on Peter Marralwanga’s The Giant Water Spirit

Aboriginal art scholar Brenda Croft on Peter Marralwanga’s The Giant Water Spirit
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Curator Sarah Farrar on Rita Angus’s Rutu

Curator Sarah Farrar on Rita Angus’s Rutu

Curator Sarah Farrar on Rita Angus’s Rutu
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Art historian Linda Tyler on Mrkusich’s Buildings

Art historian Linda Tyler on Mrkusich’s Buildings

Art historian Linda Tyler on Milan Mrkusich’s Buildings
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Curator Vicki Robson on Frances Hodgkins’ Double portrait no. 2

Curator Vicki Robson on Frances Hodgkins’ Double portrait no. 2

Curator Vicki Robson on Frances Hodgkins’ Double portrait no. 2
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