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Art and identity (1st of 2)

Art and identity

In the 1980s photographer Peter Black captured the face of former television quizmaster Selwyn Toogood on a television in a Wairarapa fish-and-chip shop. For over 30 years Peter Black has been one of New Zealand’s foremost documentary photographers, and his work provides a powerful record of the pace of everyday life.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Creative life - Visual arts and crafts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/1800/art-and-identity (accessed 22 January 2020)

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