New Zealand Sculpture: A History by Michael Dunn

By Michael Dunn

The publication incorporates a normal bibliography and examining lists for every significant artist.

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He lived on his bicycle, and gave up the whole of his term holidays and Christmas vacation to the pursuit of the allpowerful coin which meant the success or failure of the project . . he was out in all weathers, and visited all kinds of localities, returning home often in the small hours of the morning, and on one occasion he had to camp out during the night at a railway siding, a mishap having befallen his bicycle . . Mr. ’ With dedication of that order it is no wonder that the Oamaru memorial, featuring a trooper with rifle at the ready position, on top of a pylon, is out of proportion in its grandeur to the modest size of the town.

Contrary to reasonable expectations, develop their art in the closed colonial environment. In painting, movements her work was well received there by sculptors of the calibre of Charles Despiau such as Impressionism were regarded with open scepticism or disbelief by New (1874–1946), who praised her 1933 solo show. But, unlike Frances Hodgkins Zealanders long after the turn of the century. In politics, too, the country drifted who remained in Europe to ultimately find some success and recognition, away from the progressive policy of the Liberals towards a conservative Margaret Butler returned to Wellington to face lack of interest and obscurity.

Included among these were two panels entitled Zealandia despatching Troops to fight for the Empire and In Memoriam, those killed in South Africa indicating that Hutchinson had entered into a memorial competition. He failed to get regular work even though he achieved some local FIGURE 20 Allen Hutchinson, Old Woman, Te Arawa, 1900, Bishop Museum, Honolulu. Plaster, height 560 mm, width 395 mm recognition. This included a studio visit from the Governor, Lord Ranfurly, in March 1901. After unsuccessful attempts to gain major commissions in Auckland, Hutchinson left for San Francisco in February 1902.

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