Since the 1970s, Albrecht’s work has evolved from the poured acrylic ‘stained canvases’ for which she first gained widespread recognition, into a pair of signature ‘shaped-canvas’ formats: the hemisphere (half circle) & the oval. These are shapes that Albrecht associates with particular meanings & states of mindView more...
ARTIS Gallery offers a selection of limited edition works by Don Binney.
Don Binney OBE was one of New Zealand’s most famous painters, best known for his paintings of birds. Binney described himself as a figurative painter concerned with the psychical metaphor of the environment. Working in oil, acrylic, charcoal, ink and carbon pencil, many of his works depicted the west coast of Auckland and Northland, containing sea, sky, native birds, still life and occasionally, figures.View more...
ARTIS Gallery offers a selection of limited edition works by Michael Smither. For more information on Smither’s original paintings please visit his artist profile page in the Represented Artist section of our website.
Michael Smither has produced a vast and varied body of work over his career, translating his intimate observations of his local environments, family and friends, and objects of the everyday into works of art. His artworks have come to sit alongside our notion of identity as New Zealanders.View more...
Fascinated by the magic of line and paint since childhood, Grahame Sydney has become one of New Zealand’s most significant and enduring artists, anchored firmly in the heartland of Central Otago.
Sydney’s work now spans over four decades and encompasses oils, watercolours, egg tempera, lithographs, etching, photography and film. There is a somewhat surreal quality, an ineffable tension, to his dramatic works.View more...
Weston Frizzell is a mixing and remixing – of identities, images, ideas, art, advertising, music, politics, and people. Although the name may deceive you, the self-titled art brand is a fusing of the creative energies (and surnames) of two separate individuals, Mike Weston and Otis Frizzell. Together they draw from a vast pool of cultural images, bringing the iconography of commerce into direct confrontation with the “high art” of New Zealand modernism to produce their own visually arresting and witty works of art.View more...