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Artists -- New Zealand

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 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

Colin McCahon poems to Rita Angus.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2008/3
Scope and Contents Written in soft pencil. The poems, addressed by McCahon to Rita Angus, were written probably around 1972, not long after Angus' death (1970); they make reference to various points in their long friendship and provide insights into major events in their lives. The poems are very significant both from the point of view of the cultural importance of writer and subject represented and the light they throw on their relationship, but also from a literary point of view: McCahon is known primarily...
Dates: ca 1972

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

Jim Allen papers

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2013/09
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of material relating to Jim Allen’s teaching at the Elam School of Fine Arts and his professional sculptural commissions produced during the 1960s and 1970s.Documents produced as part of Allen’s tenure at Elam School of Fine Arts (1960-1977) include Faculty of Fine Arts meeting minutes, correspondence, time-tables and course material.Material relating to Allen’s art practice includes contracts and documentation of commissioned works,...
Dates: 1954 - 1976

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

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

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

University of Auckland Library art ephemera collection.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-FA 2017/02
Scope and Contents The Fine Arts Library collected printed art ephemera from the 1960s until the closure of the Library in early 2020.The collection focuses 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,...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1940s - 2010s