Navigation for Arts on Sunday

Sunday 19 July 2009

12:40 Portrait of an Unidentified Man

We talk to actor Pierre Brault, who's created a play about a play about the world's most notorious - and prolific - art forger of the 20th century, Elmyr de Hory.

12:50 Winnebago Man and the Best Worst Movie

Simon talks to two documentary makers who've explored the '15 minutes of fame' syndrome.

1:00 At the Movies with Simon Morris

Simon reviews would-be celebrity Bruno, and a new Italian film based on the true story of The Sicilian Girl. He also checks out some of the documentaries on show at the International Film Festival, including The Agony and Ecstasy of Phil Spector.

1:30 Wigmaker to the stars

Expat Richard Muller, who has just been home working on a TV series of Kaitangata Twitch by Margaret Mahey.

Richard Muller and Margaret Mahy

Richard Muller and Margaret Mahy on the set of Kaitangata Twitch

1:40 Venice Biennale

Lucy Orbell reports in from Venice with the hits and the misses at the Venice Biennale.

Save yourself

Francis Upritchard's Save Yourself, currently on exhibit and the Venice Biennale.

Amelia Nurse1:50 NZ Body Art 09

In anticipation of the NZ Body Art Awards next Saturday in Auckland, Amelia Nurse (right) met up with artist Dara Wakely in an icy Newtown studio to replace her Radio NZ t-shirt with one of the painted on variety.

The awards will be held on July 25 at the Bruce Mason Centre in Takapuna, on Auckland's North Shore.

David Hill2:00 The Laugh Track

Author and reviewer David Hill (left) shares his comedy favourites.

David, who is based in New Plymouth, frequently writes stories for the Radio New Zealand drama department.

2:20 Printing Types: New Zealand Type Design since 1870


The rich history of New Zealand typeface design is the subject of a new exhibition at Objectspace in Auckland.

Luke Wood

2:30 Chapter and Verse

New poetry from - Just This, and Mary Cresswell - Nearest & Dearest.

Brian Turner and Mary Cresswell

2:50 S é raphine Pick

Artist Séraphine Pick on her upcoming survey show of 15 years of paintings that redefine traditional portraiture.

Seraphine Pick

Séraphine Pick Untitled 1998. Oil on canvas. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu. Purchased 1998. Reproduced courtesy of the artist.

3:00 The Sunday Drama

Deep Vein Thrombosis - a romantic comedy written by Mel Johnston and Rochelle Savage. Shannon is sick of living in the village that is Wellington, but just as she plans to ship out, she finds someone who could be worth staying for!