Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys - the exhibition catalogue from Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki available to buy at Museum Bookstore

Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

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A vivid and revealing book focused on the fascinating European journeys of British modernist Frances Hodgkins

New Zealand-born Frances Hodgkins (1869-1947) arrived in London in 1901 and, by the 1920s, had become a leading British modernist, exhibiting frequently with avant-garde artists such as Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore. This book explores Hodgkins as a traveller across cultures and landscapes - teaching and discovering the cubists in Paris, absorbing the landscape and light of Ibiza and Morocco, and exhibiting with the progressive Seven & Five Society in London. Complete with a rich visual chronology of the artist's encounters abroad, alongside over one hundred of Hodgkins' key paintings and drawings, the book is an illuminating journey that moves us from place to place through the writings of a number of distinguished national and international art historians, curators and critics: Frances Spalding (University of Cambridge, England), Alexa Johnston (Auckland-based writer and curator), Elena Taylor (University of New South Wales, Australia), Antoni Ribas Tur (Ara newspaper, Spain), and Julia Waite, Sarah Hillary, Catherine Hammond and Mary Kisler (Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, New Zealand).

Details
  • Authors: Mary Kisler and Catherine Hammond
  • Hardcover: 268 pages | 202 illustrations
  • Date published: May 2019
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-0500094181
  • Product Dimensions: 29.2 x 24.8 cm

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