Artwork Description / Detail
Douglas MacDiarmid’s art is held in public collections throughout New Zealand including the Alexander Turnbull Library, Wallace Arts Trust, Hocken Library, Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Dowse Art Museum, Victoria University and Te Papa Tongarewa: Museum of New Zealand. He has exhibited in New Zealand since his 1950 show at the Helen Hitchings Gallery in Wellington and in 1968, the QEII Arts Council held a Retrospective Show of his work. MacDiarmid has also exhibited in Paris, Athens, Casablanca and London to great acclaim. A film, A Stranger Everywhere by Eric Grinda, chronicling the artist’s life and career was screened at the Fesivaldes des antipodes in 2006.