LOOK Gallery is an Art
Gallery with a Specialty Bookshop and Bacaro Wine Bar. It has light tasty
food (cicchetti), C4 Coffee, and a great selection of fine wines. There are
two Gallery areas, plus an artist
studio, an outdoor Courtyard and LOOK's Bookroom. It is also now open late
on Friday evening until 8pm.
The business is owned by
professional artists; Stephen and
Mary Bessant. Both Stephen and Mary have
lived overseas and worked and exhibited internationally most of their
lives. Their art is in both private and corporate collections in a variety
of countries including: Australia, Holland, Singapore, Thailand, Hong
Kong, Malaysia, Spain, Sweden, New Zealand, Germany, Mexico, U.S.A. and
LOOK is located in the
pretty seaside village of Redcliffs in Christchurch, New Zealand. Stephen and Mary both
have their working art studios on-site, and as well as their own works,
have a large display of numerous other artists’ pieces in many mediums.
There is also an ongoing ever changing collection of works for sale from
What makes LOOK Gallery
unique, is that it is New Zealand's only COMMISSION FREE Art Gallery and
Wine Bar, selling art throughout the whole gallery at commission free
prices. Artists rent a space and sell their art at their price without any
markup. Read more about it on our rental
LOOK Gallery’s specialty books are all
inspirational and motivational, including a variety of ‘creative’
books and ‘personal and business development’ books.
To read more about our business and the
new business model we have developed for LOOK Gallery, click here
to read an article on the Business Page of THE PRESS newspaper.