New Zealand Sculpture

Author(s): Michael Dunn (Professor, and Head of Elam Art School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, New Zealand)

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This work charts the growth of sculpture in this former British colony from the era of British imports through a period of strong British influence to the more confident art of the 20th century, using a wider set of sources and materials and more personal dorms of expression.

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Michael Dunn is Professor and Head of the Elam Art School of Fine Arts at the University of Auckland. He has written many books on New Zealand art including A Concise History of New Zealand Painting (1991) and Contemporary Painting in New Zealand (1996) and was a co-author of Frances Hodgkins: Paintings and Drawings recently reissued in a paperback edition.

Early carvers and masons 1860-1890; public statuary of the Victorian and Edwardian periods; the origins of local sculpture; sculpture between the wars 1918-39; sculpture and the art schools 1920-60; post-war sculpture 1945-60; figurative sculpture post 1960; abstraction and modernism 1960-1990; post-object and conceptual sculpture 1969 to the present; contemporary Maori sculpture; contemporary developments.

General Fields

  • : 9781869402778
  • : aupnz
  • : aupnz
  • : December 2002
  • : 280x280mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 730.9930904
  • : 250pp
  • : Colour illustrations
  • : Michael Dunn (Professor, and Head of Elam Art School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, New Zealand)
  • : Hardback