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Art, New Zealand -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Beverley Simmons research papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2009/01
Scope and Contents This collection represents a professional art critic and writer’s accumulation of research materials on various artists and aspects of New Zealand art and the artistic community, focusing mainly on the Auckland region during the 1960s and early 1970s. It includes draft notes, correspondence, press clippings, exhibition catalogues and invitations, and photographs. Many local artists feature in the files such as Milan Mrkusich, Para Matchitt, Stanley and Noelle Palmer, Barry...
Dates: 1957 - 1993

Bronwynne Cornish papers

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2011/04
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs, printed ephemera, and newspaper articles concerning Bronwynne Cornish's artistic practice and career. It is also includes examples of Bronwynne Cornish's personal and professional correspondence and curriculum vitaes.

Dates: 1970 - 2010

Darcy Lange videorecordings.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2013/14
Scope and Contents The collection predominantly consists of video works from the latter part of Darcy Lange's career and is arranged into two series: 'Videorecordings' and 'Historical material'.Series 1 - Videorecordings, includes examples from two suites of work: theArtists at Work series; and an earlier series produced during the 1970s entitled People at Work.The Artists at Work suite,...
Dates: 1971 - 2002

Elam School of Fine Arts Printing Research Unit records

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2012/11
Scope and Contents

The collection contains minutes, reports, notes, and correspondence relating to the establishment of the Elam Fine Arts Print Research Unit, as well as samples of work produced.

Dates: 1985 - 1994

From Scratch records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2017/01
Scope and Contents The From Scratch records are a collection of administrative and documentary material collected by Phil Dadson relating to the performance group, From Scratch. This is accompanied by a small amount of material relating to Scratch Orchestra (Series 1) and Dadson’s solo projects (Series 10).Series 2 Administration includes material relating to the funding, logistics, and operations of the group as well as curricula vitae and biographical information about group members....
Dates: 1970 - 2004

George Fraser Gallery exhibition records

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2014/12
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a visual record of the shows held at the George Fraser Gallery from the late 1980s through to the early 2000s. It also contains files of artists' work; not all artists represented went on to exhibit at the Gallery, but the files were retained as part of the gallery records.

In addition to the images, the collection includes some examples of exhibition applications and published ephemera used to promote and supplement the shows.

Dates: 1980s - 2000s

Jonathan Mane-Wheoki papers

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2016/01
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers and published works relating to Jonathan Mane-Wheoki's teaching and curatorial activities, and is divided into two main series: ‘Teaching material and subject files’ and ‘Festivals and events’. Teaching notes feature largely in the first series; the thematic files being created and added to throughout his career. Personal subject files are also included and cover a range of interests and activities such as New Zealand and Oceania art and film,...
Dates: 1970s - 2010s

Leo King research material.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2013/04
Scope and Contents

This collection represents the research material amassed by Leo King relating to Minnie Francis White (1891-1984), Robert Field Procter (1879-1984) and Betty Beadle (1924-2002).

Material includes reproductions of paintings and drawings, with information about the collections where the artworks are housed; correspondence between King and various art and cultural institutions; historical documentation, genealogical tables and press clippings.

Dates: 1920 - 2000

Paul Beadle papers

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2003/06
Scope and Contents

The Paul Beadle papers contain diaries, notes, sketchbooks, photographs, and working drawings produced throughout Paul’s life. Also represented are his personal teaching papers and technical notes made during his time at Elam School of Fine Art.

Dates: 1917 - 2006

Robin Lush Elam letter-press work collection.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2018/02
Content Description

A selection of fine printing from Robin Lush's personal collection of work produced on the Elam letter-presses.

All items were originally provided for a reunion display to mark the 125th anniversary of Elam School of Fine Art organised by alumni from the 1960s and 1970s.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1960s-1970s