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The first brush strokes are up for what will be a four-storey-high mural of artist Rita Angus above central Wellington.
An art exhibit in Israel featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald has sparked protests by the country's Arab Christian minority.
OPINION: Husband-and-wife comedians and commentators Jeremy Elwood and Michele A'Court give their views.
Elizabeth Raine would have been proud to see her work as part of a travelling exhibition on show in her home town.
The children's book The Kuia and the Spider is a Kiwi classic, as cherished as The Hungry Caterpillar and Hairy Maclary, and will soon transform from the page to the stage.
It wasn't until artist Shannon Novak left his hometown of New Plymouth that he felt safe enough to come out as a gay man.
As a 20-year-old, Adam Murphy was devastated when he was turned down for New Zealand's most prestigious acting school, Toi Whakaari, in Wellington.
Liz Sneyd has given up apologising for the mess in her suburban Wellington living room. It's organised chaos – there's only room for 16 violins on the wall, so the other five are just lying around. The corner is a jumble of violin cases. There are music stools, music stands and a floor-to-ceiling bookshelf of music scores. You get the feeling the TV doesn't get much of a look-in.
From the bizarre to the bemusing, it's been another odd year for criminals, creeps, cretins and the badly behaved. Matt Stewart reports.
Street artist and social commentator Banksy has popped up in Wales, leaving a new artwork on a garage in Port Talbot that references the town's air pollution.
At the time of apartheid in South Africa, the eyes of the world turned to the country and one man: Nelson Mandela.
A $55,000 temporary sculpture commissioned by Auckland Council to mark the 125th anniversary of women's suffrage has sparked outrage and confusion among east Auckland locals.
OPINION: It was the stories of loss, love and audacity which captivated our collective popular culture in 2018.
At a grand age of 40,000 years old, swamp kauri donated to The Centre for Fine Woodworking has a lot going for it.