5 Great Works

Michael Parekowhai, Chapman’s Homer

Michael Parekowhai Chapman’s Homer 2011. Bronze, stainless steel. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, purchased 2013 with the assistance of Christchurch City Council through the Public Art Advisory Group, Christchurch Art Gallery Foundation and Westpac, IAG, Ben and Penny Gough, Chartwell Trust, Ravenscar Trust, Friends of Christchurch Art Gallery, Grant and Sandra Close, Dame Jenny Gibbs, Kevin and Joanna Hickman, Stewart and Nati Kaa, Tony Kerridge, McFadden family, Andrew and Jenny Smith, Chapman Tripp, Colliers, Meadow Mushrooms, MWH Ltd, Pace Project Management, The Press; and 1,074 other big-hearted individuals and companies.

Bill Culbert, Bebop

Bill Culbert Bebop 2013. Furniture, fluorescent tubes, electrical components, wire, sheet glass. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, purchased with assistance from the Christchurch Art Gallery Trust and Gabrielle Tasman, 2014.

Martin Creed, Work No. 2314

Martin Creed, Work No. 2314 2015. Neon. Commissioned by Christchurch Art Gallery Foundation, gift of Neil Graham.

Bridget Riley, Cosmos

Bridget Riley, Cosmos 2016-17. Acrylic. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, acquired through the Christchurch Art Gallery Foundation with the generous help of Heather Boock; Ros Burdon; Kate Burtt; Dame Jenny Gibbs; Ann de Lambert and daughters, Sarah, Elizabeth, Diana, and Rachel; Barbara, Lady Stewart; Gabrielle Tasman; Jenny Todd; Nicky Wagner; and the Wellington Women’s Group (est. 1974). © Bridget Riley 2017. All rights reserved.

Ron Mueck

A specially commissioned work by Ron Mueck, chicken / man 2019. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, acquired through the Christchurch Art Gallery Foundation with the generous help of the Ben Gough Family Foundation, Gabrielle Tasman and Ken Lawn, Jenny and Andrew Smith, Charlotte and Marcel Gray, Friends of Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch Art Gallery London Club, Catherine and David Boyer, and over 514 generous pledgers.

Christchurch Art Gallery Foundation
Annual Report 2021