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Lisa Reihana : emissaries / Lisa Reihana ; [director and commissioning editor, Rhana Devenport].

By: Reihana, Lisa, 1964-.
Contributor(s): Auckland Art Gallery [issuing body.] | Biennale di Venezia (57th : 2017 : Venice, Italy).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2017Description: 144 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780864633125; 0864633122.Other title: Emissaries [Portion of title].Subject(s): Reihana, Lisa, 1964- -- Exhibitions | Art, New Zealand -- 21st century -- Exhibitions | Maori in art -- Exhibitions | Art, New Zealand -- Italy -- Exhibitions | Waka toiGenre/Form: Exhibition catalogs.DDC classification: 709.2 Summary: Lisa Reihana: Emissaries is a beautifully designed and exquisitely illustrated examination of one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most ambitious artworks, in Pursuit of Venus, for its presentation at the 57th Venice Biennale. Comprising seven essays by leading scholars and curators, a lively conversational exchange, and insights into the career of Lisa Reihana (Ngāpuhi, Ngātihine, Ngāi Tu), the book provides a captivating account of the sources that influenced the artist’s expansive creative endeavour and how the Venice exhibition might be understood within the context of transnational indigenous art making.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

"Catalogue to accompany the exhibition 'Emissaries' by artist Lisa Reihana, New Zealand's official entry in the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017"--Publisher information."Catalogue to accompany the exhibition 'Emissaries' by artist Lisa Reihana, New Zealand's official entry in the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017"--Publisher information.

Catalog of the exhibition held at the New Zealand pavilion for the 57th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia, May 13-November 26, 2017. Exhibitor: Lisa Reihana. Commissioner: Alastair Carruthers. Curator: Rhana Devenport. Venue: Arsenale.

"La Biennale di Venezia. 57. esposizione internazionale d'arte. Partecipazioni nazionali."

Includes bibliographical references.

Lisa Reihana: Emissaries is a beautifully designed and exquisitely illustrated examination of one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most ambitious artworks, in Pursuit of Venus, for its presentation at the 57th Venice Biennale. Comprising seven essays by leading scholars and curators, a lively conversational exchange, and insights into the career of Lisa Reihana (Ngāpuhi, Ngātihine, Ngāi Tu), the book provides a captivating account of the sources that influenced the artist’s expansive creative endeavour and how the Venice exhibition might be understood within the context of transnational indigenous art making.