Who's who, where's where and what's what in the arts in Nelson.

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Nelson Arts Guide 2015
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Awards:Shortlisted for PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Illustrated Book 2012 and New Zealand Post Book Awards: Illustrated Non-Fiction 2012.

Graham Percy is one of New Zealand's highest achieving illustrators on a global scale. Though he lived in London from 1964 until his death in 2008, he grew up here and never ceased thinking of himself as an expatriate Kiwi. A ... read more

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: 9781869404703
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 248mm X 200mm
: New Zealand
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: Gregory O'Brien
: Hardback
: en
: 741.6092
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: 200 illustrations, some colour
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A Micronaut in the Wide World: The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy
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Writer and curator Peter Vangioni provides an entertaining introduction to the low-brow, high-art world of Tony de Lautour, one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading artists.
Described as “a body of work like nothing else this country has seen”, de Lautour&rsq... read more

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: 9781877375538
: Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna o Waiwhetu
: Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna o Waiwhetu
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: Peter Vangioni with Giovanni Intra, Zara Stanhope, Lara Strongman, Alice Tappenden and Peter Robinson
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Us v Them : Tony de Lautour
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From the emergence of pop art in the 1950s through to its reinvented forms in the 1980s, Pop to popism explores the dynamic engagement of art with popular culture.
Drawn from major public and private collections around the world, Pop to popism includes 195 works by 73 artists includ... read more

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: 9781741741094
: Art Gallery of New South Wales
: Art Gallery of New South Wales
: 291mm X 240mm X 27mm
: Australia
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: Wayne Tunnicliffe
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: 709.04071
: 320
: ill. (some col.), ports.
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Pop to Popism
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Early in his career, New Zealand artist Gavin Hipkins was described by fellow artist Giovanni Intra as a ‘tourist of photography’. This epithet has been used repeatedly by commentators on Hipkins’ work to describe two intertwined aspects of his practice. As art h... read more

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: 9781776561780
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
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: Gavin Hipkins
: Hardback
: 770.92
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The Domain : Gavin Hipkins
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Awards:Shortlisted for Ockhams Illustrated Non Fiction Award 2018

A substantial publication, Gordon Walters : New Vision, is being co-published by Auckland Art Gallery and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery to mark the occasion of this exhibition.


Gordon Walters was one of New Zealand’s foremost abstract painters. His legacy in New Zealand art and design is considered by many to be unparalleled. Over a career spanning 50 years he produced artwork of great refinement and exactitude. Although best known for his mesmeri... read more

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: 9780864633156
: Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki
: Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki
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: Lucy Hammonds; Julia Waite; Laurence Simmons
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Gordon Walters: New Vision
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Mervyn Taylor - wood engraver, painter, illustrator, sculptor and designer - was one of the most celebrated New Zealand artists of the 1930s to 1960s. He was highly connected to modernism and nationalism as it was expressed in New Zealand art a... read more

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: 9780994141552
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
: 250mm X 210mm X 31mm
: New Zealand
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: Bronwyn Holloway-Smith
: Hardback
: 256
: throughout
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Wanted: The Search for the Modernist Murals of E. Mervyn Taylor
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Awards:Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

In April 2011, Anthony Byrt was living in Berlin and building a career as a critic, writing about contemporary art for magazines like frieze and Artforum International. Then one day his world turned upside down. A baby boy, two weeks in intensive ca... read more

If you are looking to keep abreast of developments in contemporary NZ art, go no further than Anthony Byrt’s This Model World. Immensely readable, Byrt combines serious art discussion with his own personal take on our contemporary artists, as well a... read more

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: 9781869408589
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 210mm X 150mm
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: Anthony Byrt
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: 709.2
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This Model World: Travels to the Edge of Contemporary Art
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Surrealism did not begin as an art movement but as a philosophical strategy, a way of life, and a rebellion against the establishment that gave rise to the First World War. In Lives of the Surrealists, Desmond Morris concentrates on the artists as people--as remarkable individu... read more

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: 9780500021361
: Thames & Hudson Australia Pty, Limited
: Thames and Hudson (Australia) Pty Ltd
: 240mm X 165mm
: United Kingdom
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: Desmond Morris
: Hardback
: 1
: English
: 709.04063
: 272
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Lives of the Surrealists
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Farewell to the Muse documents what it meant to be young, ambitious, and female in the context of an avant-garde movement defined by celebrated men whose backgrounds were often quite different from those of their younger lovers and companions. Focu... read more

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: 9780500239681
: Thames & Hudson Ltd
: Thames & Hudson Ltd
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Whitney Chadwick
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The Militant Muse: Love, War and the Women of Surrealism
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Lebensztejn is one of France's best - kept secrets. A world - class art historian who has lectured and taught at major universities in the United States, his work has remained almost entirely in French, his American audience limited to a sma ll but dedicated group of cognoscenti. First ... read more

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: 9781941701546
: David Zwirner
: David Zwirner
: 178mm X 108mm
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: Jean Claude Lebensztejn
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: 709.2
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: 155 illustrations, 130 in colour
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Pissing Figures
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Awards:Runner-up for Most Beautiful Books in the World Awards 2017.

This award-winning contemporary art book is made completely from the perspective and language of bugs, from the front page
to the final chapter, with no human writing and text, only the "writing" of bugs. Inspired by the marks left behind by a cicada
walking across his sketc... read more

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: 9781851498857
: ACC Art Books
: ACC Art Books
: 185mm X 130mm
: United Kingdom
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: Zhu Yingchun
: Paperback
: 759.951
: 334
: 92 colour, 236 b&w
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The Language of Bugs
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