This gorgeous book takes a look at the work of forty of New Zealand's leading designers and craftspeople of the twentieth century. Douglas Lloyd Jenkins, well known as a writer, lecturer and critic on..
In this collection, newly painted for this book, Ray Ching's drawing and painting skills, familiar to New Zealanders through his widely seen paintings of birds, are imaginatively engaged in an altoget..
Grahame Sydney is regarded as one of New Zealand's major artists. He is best known for his magnificent landscapes of Central Otago, many of which hang in public and private collections throughout New ..
In the first book of its kind, author Jenny Haworth shows World War II through the eyes of five of New Zealand's commissioned war artists - Peter McIntyre, Austen Deans, Russell Clark, Allan Barns-Gra..
The Artists: 21 Practitioners in New Zealand Contemporary Art c. 2013-2015 provides a unique insight into the richness and diversity of New Zealand contemporary art through the work of emerging and es..
The Polynesian concept of atua-of gods, figurative objects and associated beliefs-developed over thousands of years and spread throughout the region. The superb examples of sculpture illustrated in th..
Before I Forget is the second volume of memoirs by well-known painter, feminist and writer Jacqueline Fahey. In her first volume, Something for the Birds (AUP, 2006), Fahey described her childhood in ..
The world of New Zealand Artists in World War I - How did New Zealand Artists, both those who were specifically commissioned and those who volunteered as soldiers, record their experiences in this war..
Timed to coincide with the Dunedin Public Art Gallery's 125th anniversary celebrations, Beloved: Works from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery offers an introduction to the Gallery's magnificent collectio..
Bone Carving describes and illustrates the materials, tools and techniques, explaining every stage from roughing out to final polishing and mounting, in a clear, strongly personalised style. The autho..
This exciting book by a leading younger art historian charts the growth and development of the Maori modernist art that emerged from the rapid urbanisation of Maori in the midtwentieth century and the..
"An artist has an obligation to the art of his or her people. It's the people's art. It doesn't belong to you. It must identify Maori to Maori if it is going to remain relevant about our tribal belief..
This book was suggested by the McCahon House Trust which has overseen the restoration and preservation of the house in French Bay where McCahon and his family lived in the 1950s. With the house restor..
Twelve years ago, a young Auckland photographer, Yvonne Todd, became the surprise winner of the first Walters Award. Judge Harald Szeemann confessed that Todd's was 'the work that irritated me the mos..
Wystan Curnow is New Zealand's longest-serving and, arguably, most important art critic. This edited collection brings together a selection of his art writings from 1971 to 2013 to provide the first c..