Frances Hodgkins; Paintings and Drawings

Author(s): Elizabeth Eastmond

Fine Art

Ongoing public demand has resulted in this new edition of the classic book on the work of acclaimed New Zealand artist Frances Hodgkins, Although her work has a considerable reputation, and though her life and letters have been extensively explored, the paintings themselves had not received the detailed and concentrated attention they deserved until the publication in 1994 of this landmark work, which was described on publication as ", , , an essential and fitting monument to an unassuming personality and an astonishing life's work" (Greg O'Brien, Evening Post. The original text comprised three long essays, extensively illustrated in black and white, focusing on different periods of her work, followed by 40 full- colour reproductions, Frances Hodgkins was a finalist in the book production category of the 1995 NZ Book Awards, This new edition includes a new afterword with details of some newly discovered works and an updated bibliography and list of exhibitions. It will be in paperback with flaps.


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General Fields

  • : 9781869402631
  • : Auckland University Press
  • : Auckland University Press
  • : December 2002
  • : 273mm X 279mm X 15mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Revised edition
  • : 759.993
  • : 214
  • : colour and b&w illustrations, bibliography
  • : Elizabeth Eastmond