New Zealand Painting: A Concise History

New Zealand Painting: A Concise History

by Michael Dunn
     
 

Tracing the main developments in New Zealand painting from colonial times to the present, this reference divides the paintings thematically rather than chronologically. The paintings cover the colonial landscape from 1840 to 1870, the later Victorian landscape from 1870 to 1890, images of the Maori from 1840 to 1914, and art in the 1890s. Information on the

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Tracing the main developments in New Zealand painting from colonial times to the present, this reference divides the paintings thematically rather than chronologically. The paintings cover the colonial landscape from 1840 to 1870, the later Victorian landscape from 1870 to 1890, images of the Maori from 1840 to 1914, and art in the 1890s. Information on the expatriates, regionalism and realism, modernism, neo-expressionism, later abstraction, and postmodernism is included. This fully revised edition includes a new chapter on Maori and Polynesian contemporary painting, as well as coverage of many new artists in both the historical and the contemporary sections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781869402976
Publisher:
Auckland University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author


Michael Dunn is the head of the Elam School of Fine Arts at the University of Auckland. He is the author of New Zealand Sculpture, A Concise History of New Zealand Painting, and Contemporary Painting in New Zealand.

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