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Finding Frances Hodgkins / Mary Kisler.

By: Kisler, Mary.
Contributor(s): Hodgkins, Frances, 1869-1947 [artist.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Massey University Press, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 431 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 21 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780995102972; 099510297X.Subject(s): Hodgkins, Frances, 1869-1947 | Hodgkins, Frances, 1869-1947 -- Travel | Kisler, Mary | Women painters -- New Zealand -- Biography | Painters -- New Zealand -- Biography | Painting, Modern -- 20th century | Museum curators -- New Zealand -- Travel -- Anecdotes | England -- In art | Wales -- In art | Morocco -- In art | Europe -- In artDDC classification: 759.993 Summary: When Frances Hodgkins, our most celebrated artist, first left New Zealand in 1901, location became a key factor in her determination to succeed as an artist. In this engaging book, curator Mary Kisler follows in Hodgkins' footsteps through England, France, Italy, Morocco, Spain and Wales to discover the locations in which Hodgkins constantly pushed her exploration of modernism. Warm, insightful, fresh, expert and richly illustrated, this handsome book sheds new light on Hodgkins' life, art and social milieu.
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When Frances Hodgkins, our most celebrated artist, first left New Zealand in 1901, location became a key factor in her determination to succeed as an artist. In this engaging book, curator Mary Kisler follows in Hodgkins' footsteps through England, France, Italy, Morocco, Spain and Wales to discover the locations in which Hodgkins constantly pushed her exploration of modernism.Warm, insightful, fresh, expert and richly illustrated with more than 70 artworks, this handsome book sheds new light on Hodgkins' life, art and social milieu.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-419) and index.

When Frances Hodgkins, our most celebrated artist, first left New Zealand in 1901, location became a key factor in her determination to succeed as an artist. In this engaging book, curator Mary Kisler follows in Hodgkins' footsteps through England, France, Italy, Morocco, Spain and Wales to discover the locations in which Hodgkins constantly pushed her exploration of modernism. Warm, insightful, fresh, expert and richly illustrated, this handsome book sheds new light on Hodgkins' life, art and social milieu.