I thought it would be like the portrait galleries in Australia and the UK: paintings of historic figures through the ages and a special exhibition. It was actually incredibly disappointing: one large room with some black and white photos and incomprehensible, garish modern "portraits". I...更多
We were fortunate to see an exhibition of works by Leo Bensemann and friends, all of whom were part of the local art scene in the middle of the 20th century. It was an interesting twist on portraiture, with people painting portraits of each other....更多
The gallery is on the quay and only a few minutes pleasant walk from the Museum of New Zealand. The current exhibition of portraits by 'The Group' are well worth a visit and worthy of considerable appreciation. The gallery is small so the exhibits are...更多
Amazing art. It was raining today so I went and saw some of wellingtons art galleries and this was one of my favourites. It was small but had so many amazing paintings from many different artists and also had small blurbs about the history of...更多
The gallery focuses on a group of artists from the mid 1900s out of Christchurch and the portraits they made of each other.
It was interesting to see them through their own eyes (self portraits) and the eyes of their contemporaries.