The lightness of Bill Culbert
Ian Wedde, Making Light WorkAuckland University PressRRP $99.99.Bill Culbert is one of the New Zealand’s great expatriate artists and has made an impact not only in Europe and the UK but also in this country. With the publication of Ian Wedde’s book on the artist, “Bill Culbert: Making Light Work” we have been provided with a fascinating look at the artist and an enquiry into the nature of contemporary art.
Lighting the way with art
The announcement that Bill Culbert will represent New Zealand at the 2013 Venice Biennale officially recognises the work of an outstanding artist. Christopher Moore reviews the light and times of a man with a singular passion.
About - Beautiful/Decay
Beautiful/Decay began as a small black and white, DIY, photocopied ‘zine in 1996, releasing three issues in its first incarnation. In 2001, it was resurrected as a full color art and design publication featuring some of the most cutting edge and exciting work by artists and designers from all over t
Bill Culbert, Light Plain (1996), New Plymouth, 1997. Lamp shades, light bulbs and fittings. Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Photograph Bryan James, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery.