Wednesday, July 18, 2012

By the numbers

1.05    the number in millions of dollars that Creative NZ is giving to people to teach people to give to the arts

3    the number in millions of dollars that the Government gives Te Papa each year to purchase work for its collections

3.03     the number of minutes it takes to demolish the apartment block next to the Christchurch Art Gallery in stop-motion

13    the number of commissioned works in the Auckland Art Gallery’s Pacific Island exhibition Home AKL

16    the number of people who applied to be director of the Dunedin Public Art Gallery

32.4    the percentage of Te papa staff who are unionised

49,636     number of air-kilometres flown by Walters Prize artists getting to Auckland to set up the exhibition