I am international

“He is the first important painter in that part of the world.” The Netherlands’ Stedelijk Museum is to hold the Western hemisphere’s first major retrospective of Colin McCahon’s work. “What at first sight would seem to be the naïve work of a religious believer from a distant corner of the world is revealed to be the explorations of a doubter whose questions and concerns have a much wider significance and add dimension to our view of postwar modernism.” Simultaneous with the Colin (“the Van Gogh of Australasia”) McCahon exhibition the Museum is presenting the work of NZ photogrpaher Laurence Aberhart.


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Nadia Reid Would Like to Go to Canada With You

Nadia Reid Would Like to Go to Canada With You

Nadia Reid’s “Oh Canada” isn’t a cover of the country’s national anthem, but that doesn’t stop the Dunedin-born musician from honouring some of her favourite Canadian singer-songwriters on her new song,…