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

'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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 Novel

Description: The imaginary interior monologue of artist Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010), addressing herself as 'you', as she recollects and goes over her life and work. In a fragmented narrative progressing by image and word associations, Jean Fremon gives the reader a sense of fascina... read more

Whose is this voice, addressing the artist Louise Bourgeois as ‘you’? It is the voice of Louise Bourgeois as written by Jean Frémon, a gallerist and writer who knew her and has written this insightful, beautifully written little book, which could be classified as a 'second-person ventril... read more

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: 9780993009389
: Les Fugitives
: Les Fugitives
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: Jean Frémon; Cole Swensen
: Paperback
: 709.2
: 100
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Now, Now, Louison
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 Art

This Art-tastic activity book has some of the best art you'll ever see in Aotearoa New Zealand. And don't freak out, but you'll probably learn stuff too. By the time you've finished, you'll have your own artists workbook full of artworks that will possibly make you famous at home (if not aro... read more

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: 9781877375514
: Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna o Waiwhetu
: Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna o Waiwhetu
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: Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū
: Paperback
: 96
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Art Tastic
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 Art

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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 Art

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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 Art

The face is not only central to identity, but is also the primary vehicle for human expression, emotion, and character. It signifies intellect and power, is often regarded as a window into the soul, and is the focus of attention when individuals meet. How have different cultures d... read more

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: 9780500518625
: Thames & Hudson Australia Pty, Limited
: Thames and Hudson (Australia) Pty Ltd
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: Debra N. Mancoff
: Hardback
: English
: 704.942
: 320
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The Face - Our Human Story
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 Art

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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 Art

Émigré artist Theo Schoon was fascinating, unorthodox, controversial, pioneering and at times reckless. His life intersected with important cultural periods and places, where what it meant to be modern in New Zealand were being debated andarticulated in art, litera... read more

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: 9780995100176
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
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: Damian Skinner
: Paperback
: 709.2993
: 336
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Theo Schoon: A Biography
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 Art

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

Kushana Bush inhabits a singular position within contemporary New Zealand art. Her meticulously detailed compositions, multi-ethnic characters and open-ended narratives combine to create a unique visual language. It is an approach that has attracted significant attention for... read more

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: 9780994135315
: Dunedin Public Art Gallery
: Dunedin Public Art Gallery
: 290mm X 230mm
: New Zealand
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: Kushana Bush; Cam McCracken; Lauren Gutsell; Justin Paton; Heather Galbraith; Dunedin Public Art Gallery Staff (Contribution by)
: Hardback
: 759.993
: 120
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Kushana Bush :The burning hours
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 Art

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
: 19.80 cmmm X 12.90 cmmm
: United Kingdom
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: Franny Moyle
: Paperback
: 717
: en
: 759.2
: 528
: 24 pp colour, 16 pp black and white
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Turner
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