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Ten x ten : art at Te Papa / edited by Athol McCredie.

Contributor(s): McCredie, Athol, 1953- [editor.] | Museum of New Zealand [issuing body.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Te Papa Press, 2017Description: 299 pages : colour illustrations ; 21 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780994136251; 0994136250.Other title: Ten by ten | 10 x 10.Subject(s): Museum of New Zealand -- Art collections -- Catalogs | Art, New Zealand -- 20th century | Art, New Zealand -- 21st century | Art, Modern | Art appreciationDDC classification: 708.993
Partial contents:
Head of art / Charlotte Davy -- Historical international art / Mark Stocker -- Historical New Zealand art / Rebecca Rice -- Historical photography / Lissa Mitchell -- Modern art / Chelsea Nichols -- Decorative art & design / Justine Olsen -- Modern & contemporary Māori & indigenous art / Megan Tamati-Quennell -- Photography / Athol McCredie -- Pacific art / Nina Tonga -- Contemporary art / Sarah Farrar -- Curators -- Artists.
Summary: Published to coincide with the imminent opening of the beautiful new art galleries at Te Papa, this book takes an intimate yet expert look at the national art collection. Ten art curators each pick ten art works and tell us why they love/admire/revere/are moved by them. It's an entirely fresh way to approach art, through the eyes of those who work with these paintings, prints, photographs, applied art objects and sculptures every day and who know them better than most.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Non-Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction 708.993 TEN Available T00631336
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

New Zealand's national art colleciton is held at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Ten art curators each pick ten art works, and explain why they are special to them and why they matter. Its an entirely fresh way to approach art, through the eyes of those who work with these paintings, prints, photographs, applied art objects and sculptures every day and who know them better than most.

Head of art / Charlotte Davy -- Historical international art / Mark Stocker -- Historical New Zealand art / Rebecca Rice -- Historical photography / Lissa Mitchell -- Modern art / Chelsea Nichols -- Decorative art & design / Justine Olsen -- Modern & contemporary Māori & indigenous art / Megan Tamati-Quennell -- Photography / Athol McCredie -- Pacific art / Nina Tonga -- Contemporary art / Sarah Farrar -- Curators -- Artists.

Published to coincide with the imminent opening of the beautiful new art galleries at Te Papa, this book takes an intimate yet expert look at the national art collection. Ten art curators each pick ten art works and tell us why they love/admire/revere/are moved by them. It's an entirely fresh way to approach art, through the eyes of those who work with these paintings, prints, photographs, applied art objects and sculptures every day and who know them better than most.