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Nationalism debates: interpreting New Zealand painting (2nd of 4)

Nationalism debates: interpreting New Zealand painting

Gordon H. Brown and Hamish Keith's book on New Zealand painting first appeared in 1969. The jacket design, to which Colin McCahon contributed, signalled the modernism in New Zealand art that Keith and Brown sought to explain.

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Reference: Gordon H. Brown and Hamish Keith, An introduction to New Zealand painting, 1839-1980. Auckland: Collins, 1969

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Rebecca Rice and Mark Williams, 'Criticism and the arts - Issues of identity, 1960s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/42932/nationalism-debates-interpreting-new-zealand-painting (accessed 17 October 2019)

Story by Rebecca Rice and Mark Williams, published 22 Oct 2014