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Gretchen Albrecht : between gesture and geometry / Luke Smythe.

By: Smythe, Luke, 1980-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Massey University Press, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 303 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 x 31 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0995109516; 9780995109513.Subject(s): Albrecht, Gretchen, 1943- | Albrecht, Gretchen, 1943- -- Criticism and interpretation | Albrecht, Gretchen, 1943- -- Themes, motives | Painting, Abstract -- New ZealandDDC classification: 759.993 Summary: "Gretchen Albrecht CNZM is one of New Zealand’s most significant painters. Over the course of her long career, her work has continued to surprise and delight, and her paintings feature in many important collections both in New Zealand and overseas. This comprehensive survey of her much-admired work reveals a painter steeped in art history, drawing freely from a range of sources to create vivid, intellectually persuasive and deeply affecting work, and determined to push her work in new directions. With a text by leading art writer Luke Smythe, plus a preface by art curator Mary Kisler, this magnificent book both interrogates Albrecht’s work and celebrates her accomplishments"-- Inside front flap.
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Gretchen Albrecht CNZM is one of New Zealand's most influential painters. Over the course of her long career, her work has continued to surprise and delight and her paintings feature in many important collections both in New Zealand and overseas. This comprehensive survey of her much-admired work reveals a painter steeped in art history, drawing freely from a range of influences to create vivid, intellectually persuasive and deeply affecting work, and determined to push her work in new directions. With a text by leading art writer Luke Smythe, plus a preface by Mary Kisler, this magnificent book both interrogates Albrecht's work and celebrates her accomplishments.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Gretchen Albrecht CNZM is one of New Zealand’s most significant painters. Over the course of her long career, her work has continued to surprise and delight, and her paintings feature in many important collections both in New Zealand and overseas. This comprehensive survey of her much-admired work reveals a painter steeped in art history, drawing freely from a range of sources to create vivid, intellectually persuasive and deeply affecting work, and determined to push her work in new directions. With a text by leading art writer Luke Smythe, plus a preface by art curator Mary Kisler, this magnificent book both interrogates Albrecht’s work and celebrates her accomplishments"-- Inside front flap.