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The frangipani is dead

Karen Stevenson

The frangipani is dead

contemporary Pacific art in New Zealand, 1985-2000

by Karen Stevenson

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Published by Huia in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arts, Pacific Island -- 20th century,
  • Art, Modern -- 20th century -- New Zealand

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKaren Stevenson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNX595 .S74 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23012741M
    ISBN 109781869693251
    LC Control Number2008531911

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As well as. This book offers a contextual understanding of the contemporary Pacific art movement in New Zealand. As well as examining key individual artists, the book also addresses issues that underlie this movement and the inspirations for creating this art.

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