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

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: 9780473301125
: Radi
: Radi
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Nelson Arts Guide 2015
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 Art

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
: 184
: 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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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
: 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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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
: 0
: BG
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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
: illustrations
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Zizz! The life of Len Lye
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 Art

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
: Paperback
: en
: 709.2
: A
: colour illustrations
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This Model World: Travels to the Edge of Contemporary Art
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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
: Hardback
: 1
: en
: 256
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The Militant Muse: Love, War and the Women of Surrealism
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 Art

Series:Ekphrasis

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
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 709.2
: 168
: 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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World-renowned Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama has worked in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, performance art, and installation. Kusama's iconic Infinity Mirror Rooms, which originated with Phalli's Field in 1965, situate viewers in kaleidoscopic spaces filled with multi... read more

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: 9783791355948
: Prestel
: Prestel
: 250mm X 220mm
: Germany
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: Mika Yoshitake
: Hardback
: 709.2
: 224
: 200 illustrations
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Yayoi Kusama : Infinity Mirrors
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If, as Walter Benjamin claimed, "it is the function of artistic form...to make historical content into a philosophical truth" then it is the function of criticism to recover and to complete that truth. Never has this been more necessary or more difficu... read more

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: 9781786634207
: Verso Books
: Verso Books
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Peter Osborne
: Paperback
: English
: 709.04/075
: 240
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The Postconceptual Condition: Postconceptual Condition
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