“We live in a country abundant in creativity”
Megan is a current BA (Hons) student in Art History. She is interested in the experiences and depictions of women in Early Modern Europe, and is writing her dissertation on Katherine Villiers, the Duchess of Buckingham (d. 1649).
Monica is a second year BA/BFA student majoring in Art History. She is interested in the intersection of craft and fine art.
Aviva van den Heever
Aviva is a fourth-year student studying a BA/BFA (Hons.) degree. She specialises in contemporary and modern art alongside art history. Aviva is also interested in art therapy and the benefits of art practice.
Toshi is a first year BA student majoring in Art History and Gender Studies.
Anneka is a second year BA student majoring in Art History and Psychology. She is particularly interested in modern and contemporary art.
Petra is a third-year Law/Arts student. She likes the work of Mark Rothko and Jan van Eyck.
Ahmed is a third year BA/LLB student majoring in French. He is particularly passionate about classical music and art.
Alanna is a third-year BA/BComm student majoring in Art History, Marketing and Management. Her favourite artistic movements are Impressionism, Surrealism and Abstraction.
Emelie is a first year Law/Arts student majoring in Art History and Philosophy. She is interested in photography, modern and contemporary art.
Kate is a second year BA student majoring in Art History and Anthropology. She is passionate about clothing and textile history.
Art History Courses
Art and Auckland
There are lots of things for art lovers to do in Auckland, here’s a map to get you started
Books, Articles & Podcasts
How To Look At a Painting (Justin Paton)
An excellent introduction to how to engage with (and criticise) art by an internationally-renowned NZ curator.
This blog focuses on the political value of female agency and patronage and covers early modern portraiture, beauty practices, jewellery and apparel, collecting, architecture and garden design.
A great resource for all things art and culture in NZ society.