Monday, March 26, 2007


unvarnished facts, reckless guesswork, insinuations and possible inventions that have arrived at the brett graham and and rachael rakena installation is in a shipping container en route to venice. hamish mckay has signed the lease on a new gallery space in an ex-mason’s building around the corner from peter mcleavey. a letter sent by auckland art fair honchos to dealers greeted them with the words “hello possums”. the pink frame placed on McCahon's painting tomorrow will be the same but not as this is by bruce robinson, when working at the christchurch art gallery, has been replaced by a black one. the anish kapoor being commissioned by alan gibbs for his sculpture park has come up against major technical difficulties but is on track - the piece will tunnel through a hill on the gibbs’ farm. alicia frankovich, a graduate from aut, is to be included in the latest cream series of books published by phaidon – this one to be called ice cream: contemporary art in culture. any missed details, indignant denials or additions gratefully received, and the cutest - rewarded.