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

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: 9780473301125
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: Radi
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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
: 200 illustrations, some colour
: 184
: 741.6092
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: Hardback
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A Micronaut in the Wide World: The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy
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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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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
: BG
: 0
: 770.92
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The Domain : Gavin Hipkins
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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
: ill. (some col.), ports.
: 320
: 709.04071
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Pop to Popism
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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
: throughout
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Wanted: The Search for the Modernist Murals of E. Mervyn Taylor
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This is a Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller. "Other things in the world are white but for me porcelain comes first". A handful of clay from a Chinese hillside carries a promise: that mixed with the right materials, it might survive the fire of the kiln, and fuse into ... read more

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: 9780099575986
: Vintage Publishing
: Vintage
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Edmund De Waal
: 416
: 738.209
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The White Road: A Pilgrimage of Sorts
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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
: colour illustrations
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: 709.2
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This Model World: Travels to the Edge of Contemporary Art
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Awards:Longlisted for Ockhams Illustrated Non Fiction Award 2018  

From the 1930s through the 1950s, a substantial number of forced migrants - refugees from Nazism, displaced people after World War II and escapees from Communist countries - arrived in New Zealand from Europe. Among them were an extraordinary ... read more

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: 9781869408732
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 265mm X 215mm
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: Leonard Bell
: HB
: 320
: 709
: English
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Strangers Arrive: Emigres and the Arts in New Zealand, 1930-1980
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'Her bravest work of performance art to date . . . Rawly intimate' ObserverThis memoir spans Marina Abramovic's five decade career, and tells a life story that is almost as exhilarating and extraordinary as her groundbreaking performance art. Taking us from her early life in... read more

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: 9780241974520
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Books Ltd
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: United Kingdom
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: Marina Abramovic
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: 709.2
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Walk Through Walls: A Memoir
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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
: 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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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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