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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'Standing among Tony's installation of paintings and painted Coca Cola bottles precariously balanced on a shelf held up by a stick, I was a little freaked out. Tony, the art provocateur, had succeeded in provoking me.' Welcome to the low-brow, high-art world of Tony de Lautour. W... 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
: Paperback
: 224
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Us v Them : Tony de Lautour
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Reading Level:Near Fine
Awards:Longlisted for Ockhams Illustrated Non Fiction Award 2018  

New China Eyewitness is the fascinating account of the 1956 visit to the People's Republic of China by a group of prominent New Zealanders - including Roger Duff, James Bertram, Evelyn Page, Angus Ross and Ormond Wilson - and of ho... read more

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: 9781927145944
: Canterbury University Press
: Canterbury University Press
: 240mm X 173mm X 21mm
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: James Beattie
: Hardback
: 1st Edition
: 176
: HB
: 52 colour photos, 38 B&W photos, 1 map
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New China Eyewitness: Roger Duff, Rewi Alley and the art of museum diplomacy
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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
: Paperback
: 709.04071
: 320
: ill. (some col.), ports.
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Pop to Popism
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Claudio Romo is equally talented as both writer and illustrator - he believes that the 'two forms of narrations' combine to create 'a single fabric: ourselves.' In A Journey in the Phantasmagorical Garden of Apparitio Albinus, we explore the fl... read more

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: 9781584236931
: Gingko Press, Incorporated
: Gingko Press, Inc
: --- length: - '29' width: - '20' units: - Centimeters
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: Claudio Romo (Artist)
: Hardback
: English
: 741.983
: 64
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A Journey in the Phantasmagorical Garden of Apparitio Albinus
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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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Born in Christchurch in 1901, Len Lye was driven by a lifelong passion for motion and energy, and how to represent them in art. He moved to London, where he exhibited with Frances Hodgkins and Henry Moore, and then to New York, where he became renowned as a film-maker and kinet... read more

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: 9781927249215
: Awa Press
: Awa Press
: 214mm X 162mm X 18mm
: New Zealand
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: Len Lye
: Paperback
: 709.2
: 208
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Zizz! The life of Len Lye
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Reading Level:Very Good
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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: 1st Edition
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: 709.2
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This Model World: Travels to the Edge of Contemporary Art
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Description: Walter De Maria's "Lightning Field" is 400 stainless steel poles, positioned 220 feet apart, in the desert of central New Mexico. Over the course of several visits, it becomes, for Raicovich, a site for confounding and revealing perceptions of time, space, duration... read more

‘The Lightning Field’ is a one-mile-by-one-kilometer grid of 400 evenly spaced 4.5m-8m high stainless steel poles in the remote desert of New Mexico, constructed by Walter De Maria in 1977 such that it would support a regular hypothetical slab precisely on all points. As well as bei... read more

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: 9781566894661
: Coffee House Press
: Coffee House Press
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: Laura Raicovich
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At the Lightning Field
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The extraordinary life of J. M. W Turner, one of Britain's most admired, misunderstood and celebrated artists J. M. W. Turner is Britain's most famous landscape painter. Yet beyond his artistic achievements, little is known of the man himself and the events of his life: the tragic committal of ... read more

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: 9780241964569
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Books Ltd
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: United Kingdom
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: Franny Moyle
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: 717
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: 759.2
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: 24 pp colour, 16 pp black and white
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Turner
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Lisa Reihana: Emissaries is a beautifully designed and exquisitely illustrated examination of one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most ambitious artworks, in Pursuit of Venus [infected], for its presentation at the 57th Venice Biennale. Comprising seven essays by leading scholars a... read more

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: 9780864633125
: Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki
: Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki
: 290mm X 230mm
: New Zealand
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: Lisa Reihana
: Hardback
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Lisa Reihana : Emissaries
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A spirited portrait of the colorful, irrepressible, and iconoclastic American collector who fearlessly advanced the cause of modern art. One of twentieth-century America's most influential patrons of the arts, Peggy Guggenheim (1898-1979) brought to wide public ... read more

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: 9780300224290
: Yale University Press
: Yale University Press
: 210mm X 146mm
: United States
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: Francine Prose
: Paperback
: 1116
: English
: 709.2 B
: 240
: 12 b/w illus.
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Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern
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