Colin McCahon : the Titirangi years, 1953-59 / Peter Simpson.
By: Simpson, Peter.Material type: BookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Auckland University Press, 2007Description: 174 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781869403898 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): McCahon, Colin | McCahon, Colin -- Criticism and interpretation | Painters -- New Zealand -- BiographyDDC classification: 759.993
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
A comprehensive overview of a crucial period in the work of New Zealand painter Colin McCahon, this monograph includes seven chapters and reproductions of 80 of his most important paintings. Focusing on McCahon's 1958 trip to the United States, this compilation reveals the impact the trip had on his subsequent works.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 166-168) and index.
1. The move to Auckland -- 2. From cleaner to keeper at Auckland City Art Gallery -- 3. A new direction, 1953-58 -- 4. Visiting America, 1958 -- 5. 'A quite new visual experience', 1958-59 -- App. The solo and Group Shows, 1953-60.
"This book follows the successful 2006 exhibition of works from artist Colin McCahon's period at Lopdell House in Titirangi, Auckland. The book includes more than 80 colour plats and a list of McCahon's exhibited paintings from 1953 to 1960."--BOOK JACKET.