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Artists at Work: New Zealand Painters & Sculptors in the Studio

Artists at Work: New Zealand Painters & Sculptors in the Studio
  

This book is a rare and fascinating picture of contemporary New Zealand artists in their studios. It provides new insights into the practical aspects of how artists embark on their creative processes. The 24 painters and sculptors were chosen by well-known writer and art commenta... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780670074693
Barcode 9780670074693
Published 27 September 2010 by Penguin
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Wolfe, Richard
Photographs by Robinson, Stephen

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ISBN-13 9780670074693
ISBN-10 0670074691
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Books (NZ)
Publication Date 27 September 2010
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Wolfe, Richard
Photographs by Robinson, Stephen
Category Art Styles: C 1960 -
AU, NZ & South Pacific Books
New Zealand & Related
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Fine Arts / Art History
ONIX Text General/trade
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Not specified
Weight 1,360g
Dewey Code 709.93
Catalogue Code 105355

Description of this Book

This book is a rare and fascinating picture of contemporary New Zealand artists in their studios. It provides new insights into the practical aspects of how artists embark on their creative processes. The 24 painters and sculptors were chosen by well-known writer and art commentator Richard Wolfe and photographer Stephen Robinson. The exciting line-up includes established names like Stanley Palmer, Paul Dibble, Jacqueline Fahey and Dick Frizzell as well as up-and-coming artists such as Tracey Tawhiao, Heather Straka and Andrew McLeod. Collectively, they represent a rich diversity of styles and a broad geographic spread through the country. Artists @ Work makes a unique contribution to our understanding and appreciation of our artists and their work, to be treasured by every New Zealand art lover.

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Author's Bio

Stephen Robinson has been taking photographs for 30 years, and his subjects have covered New Zealand arts and crafts, cooking, farming and social history. His images have appeared in a wide range of publications and some 12 book projects, including Crafted by Design, The Bach and Heartland. He has two children, and lives in a converted warehouse and photographic studio in Auckland's inner city suburb of Newton. Richard Wolfe completed a BFA at the Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, in 1972. He has worked as a museum display artist and curator, exhibition designer and writer. He has written over 30 books on New Zealand history, art and popular culture, among them New Zealand Portraits and With Honour: Our Army, Our Nation, Our History. He lives in Freemans Bay, Auckland, with his wife, artist Pamela Wolfe.

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