Congratulations Seraphine Pick
Phantom Limb by Seraphine Pick, winner of the 2007 Norsewear Art Award. You can see details of the award and view the other prizewinners here. The Stuff news item is here. Some of Pick's other recent work is here. This image appears by permission of Norsewear Art Award.
The uses of art (history)
When I was at university, I had a friend whose boyfriend was a high-flying commerce student. As I've mentioned before, there wasn't a lot of fraternisation between the various faculties. Each tended to stick to their own kind, and to the considerable comfort of reinforcing one's personal stereotypes; it was a rare thing, for example, for an arts student (lefty, vegetarian, sensitive) to date a scientist (war-gaming nerds) or an engineer (beer-swilling munters) or a lawyer (self-righteous…
Séraphine Pick: assumed identities
The celebrated faces gracing two of the paintings in Séraphine Pick's Brooke Gifford Gallery exhibition late last year wore expressions that were hard to pin down. Defensive, evasive and devoid of their customary charisma, the only thing they clearly conveyed was their wish to be somewhere – anywhere – else.
Seraphine Pick Yesterday I had a potter around Wellington’s City Art Gallery and came across a wonderful exhibition by Seraphine Pick - a New Zealand based artist who creates images from dream-scape...
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