Spotlight on the Heritage Collection
Showing items tagged as ephemera.
30 April 2014
Many miles went into the making of Alby Carter’s Road Series, a classic example of which is this vibrant woodblock print of Kaihihi Road. To make one of these images, Carter would take his sketch pad for long wanders up and down...
24 June 2013
They say lightning never strikes twice. But inspiration does – at least in artist Rae van’t Hof’s case. While putting images of some early works onto a memory stick for Puke Ariki’s ‘Taranaki Artist Ephemera’ project, Rae was drawn to a painting...
24 June 2013
Often described as 'the painter's painter', Paul Hutchinson has steadfastly refused to follow trends in painting. Completely self taught, he has been working full-time as an artist since he was 17, developing the skills and techniques of painting...
20 May 2013
At first glance this medallion may look like a remnant of some lost civilisation, but it’s really just a bit of shameless self promotion. It features the bust of James Morison, a famous nineteenth century English ‘quack doctor’. Morison, who called...
26 February 2013
They say good things come in small packages. The saying is true both of Taranaki artist Anne Holliday’s painting Jess and its subject matter. Amongst the thickly applied paint, the expressive brushstrokes and page fragments from a South African...