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The accompanying catalogue to the forthcoming exhibition ‘Frances Hodgkins: A New Zealand Mo…
Frances Hodgkins European Journeys by Mary Kisler and Catherine Hammond. New Zealand-born Frances
When Frances Hodgkins, our most celebrated artist, first left New Zealand in 1901, location became a key factor in her determination to succeed as an artist. In this engaging book, curator Mary Kisler follows in Hodgkins’ footsteps through England, France, Italy, Morocco, Spain and Wales to discover the locations in which Hodgkins constantly pushed her exploration of modernism. Warm, insightful, fresh, expert and richly illustrated, this handsome book sheds new light on Hodgkins’ life, art and social milieu.
Jonathan Grant Galleries presents a changing selection of works by New Zealand and British artists.
The biography explores the past 10 decades of the artist’s career, from his childhood in New Zealand, through his long and colourful painting career in France. The art, relationships, travel, and philosophies of a truly charismatic expatriate New Zealand painter.
What am I looking for? “The Perfect Balance” between modes of expression strongly entrenched and fresh parameters. The familiar will be there, but new pathways open a tantalizing perspective.
Rendered in Ray Ching’s wonderfully exquisite detail; Aesop’s Outback Fables casts the ancient …
Published to accompany the 2018 ‘British Paintings & Sculpture’ exhibition at Jonathan Grant Galleries.