Ralph Hotere: The Dark is Light Enough
- Author: O'Sullivan, Vincent
- ISBN: 9780143775157
- Availability: In Stock
$NZ 44.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 44.99
Vincent O'Sullivan's compelling, nuanced portrait of the great New Zealand artist Ralph Hotere brings the man and his art to life. It is already in high deman, and we recommend ordering your copy today so as to not disappoint. Ralph Hotere (Te Aupouri and Te Rarawa; 1931-2013) was one of Aotearoa's most significant modern artists. Hotere invited the poet, novelist and biographer Vincent O'Sullivan to write his life story in 2005. Now, this book - the result of years of research and many conversations with Hotere and his fellow artists, collaborators, friends and family - provides a nuanced, compelling portrait of Hotere: the man, and the artist. Hotere came to Dunedin as the Hodgson's Fellow at the University of Otago. His works are in private collections and major public institutions and art galleries throughout New Zealand. His exploration of 'Te Pou' - the darkness, in its various forms (both literal and metaphorical) are instantly recognisable.