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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 Cleavin,...
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, has...
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, and...
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

Snaps Gallery records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2012/06
Scope and Contents The Snaps Gallery records consist of correspondence, press cuttings, exhibition posters and ephemera, and administrative documents relating to the gallery’s events and activities between 1969 and 1981.
Dates: 1969 - 1981

Solar Plexus records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2012/01
Scope and Contents The Solar Plexus records has been arranged into five series: Series 1: Material related to annual performances; Series 2: Large photographic prints; Series 3: Soundrecordings; Series 4: Ephemera and publications; and Series 5: Teaching material. Series 1: Material related to annual performances, contains documentation of annual Solar Plexus events and photographs of live performances, correspondence and administration, including documentation relating to the International Radio...
Dates: 1970 - 1992

SoundCulture '99 records

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2012/04
Scope and Contents The collection comprises material collected by Phil Dadson during his involvement in the planning and administration of SoundCulture '99. It has been arranged into three series. Series 1: 'Background material' contains items relating to three earlier festivals: SoundWatch '92 and SoundWatch '94 which were held in Auckland; and SoundCulture '96 which was...
Dates: 1992 - 1999

Thomas Gulliver sketchbooks

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2015/01
Scope and Contents The sketchbooks contain pencil, pen and ink, and coloured sketches of landscapes, boats, buildings, as well as charicatures of people. Some of the sketches are clearly related to the later, finished works, such as the sketches of the 'Pied Fantail' and 'Kingfisher' which highlight his attention to colour and geometry.Further information on the sketchbooks is contained in: Johnston, Alexa (1979). T.V. Gulliver a catalogue of his graphic works. Thesis...
Dates: 1900s - 1920s

University of Auckland Library art ephemera collection.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2017/02
Scope and Contents The Fine Arts Library has been collecting printed art ephemera since the 1960s.The focus of the collection is on New Zealand artists and galleries, as well as festivals, events and awards. Overseas artists who have extensively exhibited and made other significant contributions to art in New Zealand are also included in the collection.Files may includes items such as advertisements, artist's statements, brochures, posters and flyers, invitations, memorabilia, and price...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1940s - 2010s