Chinese angle to art
The New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts at 1 Queens Wharf is hosting a China–New Zealand arts exhibition until November 21. The exhibition displays 49 paintings by 19 Chinese and New Zealand artists. The art covers regions of Yellow River, Yangtze River, the South Pacific and different civilisations between the East and West. Chinese artists include Chen Hui, Chen Zhengming, Cheng Dali, Deng Weidong, Gao Runxi, He Jiaying, Liu Dawei, Liu Jingui and Man Weiqi. Art from New Zealand includes Billy Apple, Colin McCahon, Dick Frizzell, Gail Haffern, Gerry Copas, Mark Ussher, Nigel Brown and Ralph Hotere.