“Hello my dears, I’m writing this in the train which is stopped at the moment at Salzberg for passport examination. So if the writing becomes erratic, you’ll know I’m on the way again … “
The 1958 travel letters an... read more

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: 9781988595009
: Cuba Press Limited, The
: Ahoy!
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: Mary Bell Thornton
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Don't Forget to Feed the Cat: The travel letters and sketches of Stewart Bell Maclennan
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When Frances Hodgkins, our most celebrated artist, first left New Zealand in 1901, location became a key factor in her determination to succeed as an artist.
In this engaging book, curator Mary Kisler follows in Hodgkins' footsteps through England, France, Italy, Morocco, Sp... read more

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: 9780995102972
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
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: Mary Kisler
: Hardback
: 428
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Finding Frances Hodgkins
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A vivid and revealing book published alongside a landmark exhibition focused on one of New Zealand’s most internationally recognised artists, Frances Hodgkins.
Marking the 150th anniversary of the artist’s birth
New Zealand-born Frances Hodgkins (... read more

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: 9781869408930
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 285 x 235 mm
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: Catherine Hammond & Mary Kisler
: Hardback
: English
: 268
: colour illustrations
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Frances Hodgkins  European Journeys
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This book documents 50 years of Leo Bensemann's landscape paintings - the first time such a collection has been compiled. It is the culmination of many years spent by Caroline Otto, Leo's daughter, gathering photographs of her father's art and collecting information on... read more

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: 9780958224277
: nikpnz
: nikau
: 300x200mm
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: Caroline Otto
: Paperback
: 124pp
: BxW and colour photographs
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Leo Bensemann : Landscapes and Studies
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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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Provides comprehensive illustrated explanations of the author's drawing methods and a detailed account of the author's exploration of the spherical perspective structure of observational drawings.

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: 9780473152062
: David Jowett
: David Jowett
: 300mm X 210mm
: New Zealand
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: David Jowett
: Paperback
: 741.2
: 47
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Drawing, Vision and Perspective
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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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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
: ---length:- '7.5'width:- '6.75'units:- Inches
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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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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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Across millennia, dissent has been an essential ingredient in the development of human civilization, acting as a driving force behind social and political change. In I object, satirist Ian Hislop, along with co-writer Tom Hockenhull, gathers together some 180 objects that peo... read more

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: 9780500480410
: Thames & Hudson Australia Pty, Limited
: Thames and Hudson (Australia) Pty Ltd
: ---length:- '9.5'width:- '6.75'units:- Inches
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: Ian Hislop + Thomas Hockenhull
: Hardback
: English
: 701.03
: 224
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I Object: A History of Dissent
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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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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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