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Eileen Mayo : nature, art and poetry / Peter Vangioni with Jillian Cassidy.

By: Mayo, Eileen.
Contributor(s): Vangioni, P. J. (Peter Joseph), 1968- [curator,, writer of introductory material.] | Cassidy, Jillian [contributor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Ōtautahi Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand : Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, 2019Description: 88 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm.Content type: still image | text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781877375552; 1877375551.Subject(s): Mayo, Eileen | Mayo, Eileen -- Criticism and interpretation | Women printmakers | Women printmakers -- New Zealand -- Biography | Lithographers -- New Zealand | Animals in artDDC classification: 769.92
Contents:
Curator's note / Peter Vangioni -- Devoted to Nature / Peter Vangioni -- New Zealand's grande dame of printmaking / Jillian Cassidy -- Selected works -- Chronology of the artist's life -- List of works -- Selected further reading.
Summary: Calling on the natural world around her for inspiration, Eileen Mayo's extraordinary skill with line, colour and composition made her one of Britain's foremost print artists in 1930s London, where she exhibited alongside the likes of Claude Flight, Sybil Andrews and Cyril Power. Mayo left it all behind when, in 1953, she abandoned London for Sydney then Christchurch, each move generating a new body of work. This is the first substantial publication on Mayo, publishing for the first time many of her exquisite neo-romantic wood engravings, prints, designs and book illustrations that continue to enthral and delight audiences.-- Google Books.
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Calling on the natural world around her for inspiration, Eileen Mayo's extraordinary skill with line, colour and composition made her one of Britain's foremost print artists in 1930s London, where she exhibited alongside the likes of Claude Flight, Sybil Andrews and Cyril Power. Mayo left it all behind when, in 1953, she abandoned London for Sydney then Christchurch, each move generating a new body of work. This is the first substantial publication on Mayo, publishing for the first time many of her exquisite neo-romantic wood engravings, prints, designs and book illustrations that continue to enthral and delight audiences.

"The exhibition Eileen Mayo: Nature, Art and Poetry was curated by Peter Vangioni and showed at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, 2 February - 16 June 2019"--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references.

Curator's note / Peter Vangioni -- Devoted to Nature / Peter Vangioni -- New Zealand's grande dame of printmaking / Jillian Cassidy -- Selected works -- Chronology of the artist's life -- List of works -- Selected further reading.

Calling on the natural world around her for inspiration, Eileen Mayo's extraordinary skill with line, colour and composition made her one of Britain's foremost print artists in 1930s London, where she exhibited alongside the likes of Claude Flight, Sybil Andrews and Cyril Power. Mayo left it all behind when, in 1953, she abandoned London for Sydney then Christchurch, each move generating a new body of work. This is the first substantial publication on Mayo, publishing for the first time many of her exquisite neo-romantic wood engravings, prints, designs and book illustrations that continue to enthral and delight audiences.-- Google Books.