“Art is the only serious thing in the world and the artist is the only person who is never serious”
Megan is a third-year BA student majoring in Art History and History. She is interested in the experiences and depictions of women in Early Modern Europe.
Petra is a third-year Law/Arts student. She likes the work of Mark Rothko and Jan van Eyck.
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.
Toshi is a first year BA student majoring in Art History and Gender Studies.
James is a BA Hons student in Anthropology, focusing on Ethnomusicology. He completed his undergraduate degree in Anthropology and Art History in 2017.
Emma is a third-year BA/Law student majoring in Art History and Ancient History.
Jacob is a third-year BA/Law student majoring in French.
Alanna is third-year BA/BComm student majoring in Art History, Marketing and Management. Her favourite artistic movements are Impressionism, Surrealism and Abstraction.
Monica is a second year BA/BFA student majoring in Art History. She is interested in the intersection of craft and fine art.
Anneka is a second year BA student majoring in Art History and Psychology. She is particularly interested in modern and contemporary art.
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.