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CS Arts issue 23 - January 2006

This edition focuses on the role and architecture of art museums - in particular, Te Papa Tongarewa. It is also the first to carry the new name CS Arts. Previously the magazine was called CS News, and prior to that, Seven Plus News.

 

Interviews

Toi Te Mana
Jonathan Mane-Wheoki is curating Toi Te Papa, the showcasing of Te Papa's permanent national collection. He shares his own creative influences and his passion for New Zealand art history. Continued in issue 25 - January 2006
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The Baptism of Christ
Kees Bruin on what's behind his latest work, part of the upcoming exhibition Allusion and Illusion
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Articles

Te Papa Tongarewa: A theological response to the building
Dr Murray Rae, a lecturer in systematic theology and previously an architect, reveals layers of meaning in the landmark home of New Zealand's national museum
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A temple for the arts: Galleries as spiritual spaces
Willemijn De Groot explores the history and purpose of art museum architecture, tracking a change in attitude towards art as a new kind of religion
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The expansion and use of art galleries and churches in New Zealand
Peter Crothall argues that both galleries and churches need to be outward looking and relevant, embracing the communities in which they are placed
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Pilgrim's talent: artist Mark Lander
John Coley tells how this inventive artist has developed a unique practice and is helping impoverished communities around the world

 

Exhibition reviews

Empty of shadows and making a shadow
Ralph Hotere at the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu

Gary Currin
At the Milford Gallery, Dunedin

Cristina Popovici
At the Arthouse, Christchurch

Sign
Stefan Roberts at Campbell Grant galleries, Christchurch

Related Marks
Janet Joyce at Studioworks Gallery, Christchurch

Vineyard Series
Sam Harrison at Soeur Design, Christchurch

 

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