Louise Henderson: From Life is the first major survey of work by French-born, New Zealand artist Louise Henderson (1902–1994) and opens at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki on Saturday 2 November. Featuring work from across Henderson’s seven-decade career, the exhibition traces the development of the artist’s bold and colourful abstract style.
The scene for some parents looks like this: You lovingly create a Fortnite character from ham, nestled against a backdrop of your child’s favourite crackers. The crusts are off the honey sandwich, as demanded. There is a packet of the favourite chippies and a bar that claims to contain veggies but seems to be mostly sugar. You add an apple and a carrot stick for freshness and to assuage guilt. Then you send it out into the world with a host of kisses and wait, impatiently.
Coinciding with Wills Month, a new exhibition at Waikato Museum celebrates the generosity of local citizens, philanthropists, collectors and artists who have bequeathed a range of taonga and artworks to the Waikato Bequests Trust collection. at the Museum.
Toyota New Zealand has broadened its customer appeal for the Hilux range with a new entry level two-wheel drive Hilux grade, the WorkMate, aimed at buyers who need an affordable workhorse backed by the dependability of Toyota.