|Awards:||Shortlisted for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non-Fiction 2019 |
Mervyn Taylor - wood engraver, painter, illustrator, sculptor and designer - was one of the most celebrated New Zealand artists of the 1930s to 1960s.
He was highly connected to modernism and nationalism as it was expressed in New Zeal... read more
Acquiring his first Lalique vase in the 1970s, expatriate New Zealander Dr Jack C. Richards has amassed a collection of over 130 vases by the French designer René Lalique. Dating from 1913 to 1938, these vases reveal the sophistication of Lalique¿s work as a designer, his d... read more
Sculptor Paul Dibble often works on a big scale and this book features those works, both private and public, that make an imposing statement. Covering works for the public domain, commissions for schools and pieces for private clients, this book takes the reader through t... read more
New Zealand has one of the most extensive networks of backcountry huts in the world. Using photographs by acclaimed landscape photographer Rob Brown, this journal celebrates the diversity and character of these unique structures, for which many people have a great deal of affection.
Size: 210 x 148 mm
The vibrant paintings in this gorgeous book capture that bright sparkling quality of our New Zealand light. Graham Young portrays elements of the Kiwi lifestyle against a backdrop of familiar landscape – the corner dairy, old baches on the coast, boatsheds, villas and country barns. There is alw... read more
|Author:||Vincent O'Sullivan; Grahame Sydney (Artist)|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Illustrated Book 2015.|
Grahame Sydney: Paintings 1974-2014 is a major retrospective survey of paintings from Sydney's 40-year career as an artist. His paintings of the Central Otago landscape and the wider South Island are known and loved by large numbers of New Zealande... read more
|Reading Level:||Near Fine|
With 135 paintings from early colonial art to the work of contemporary painters, this book is a must-have for every lover of New Zealand and its art. When Landscape Paintings of New Zealand A Journey from North To South was published in 2006 it was hailed by a reviewer thus: 'This is New Zealand art h... read more
Based on the award-winning modern classic Eagle’s Complete Trees and Shrubs of New Zealand, this accessible edition presents a beautiful selection of Audrey Eagle’s acclaimed botanical paintings. In 2006, the award-winning Eagle’s Complete Trees and Shrubs of New Zealand was publishe... read more
Sir Peter Siddell's intricately detailed paintings of New Zealand urban scenes and landscapes that are not quite a replication of actuality are much loved and enduringly popular.
Both technical tours de force and rich with acute observation, they feature in all our nat... read more
Lisa Reihana: Emissaries is a beautifully designed and exquisitely illustrated examination of one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most ambitious artworks, in Pursuit of Venus [infected], for its presentation at the 57th Venice Biennale. Comprising seven essays by leading scho... read more
From the 1870s to the early twentieth century, the Bohemian immigrant artist Gottfried Lindauer travelled to marae and rural towns around New Zealand and - commissioned by Maori and Pakeha - captured in paint the images of key Maori figures. For Maori then and now, t... read more