To the Ends of the Earth by Sir Ranulph Fiennes

It's All About the Image by Dick Frizzell

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Take a trip through New Zealand art via Dick Frizzell's point of view. He shines a light on some of the works he's always loved a number of which have seemed to miss muster in the usual round-ups. It's an eclectic bunch of paintings and begins with images he was drawn to (because that's what it was all abouta images) back before he was told what he'd be better off looking at. From Peter McIntyre inviting him up onto the scaffolding to watch him painting the WWII mural in the Hastings War Memorial Library, through to discovering modern art at art school, his first sighting of a McCahon, teaching at Elam with talented students like Karl Maughan and discovering the brightest of bring young things today this is a wonderful journey. Written in Dick's self-proclaimed gonzo style, this is a fascinating discussion of art history through the eyes of our most mainstream populist artist. Examines the stars of New Zealand painting in a colloquial and revelatory way. This 2012 Random House New Zealand Paperback is in Good condition.

ISBN: 9781869797072 SKU: 1126470 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.