Peter Vangioni (5)

Us V Them Tony de Lautour

ISBN: 9781877375538

Author: Peter Vangioni    Publisher: Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu

"Standing among Tony's installation of paintings and painted Coca Cola bottles precariously balanced on a shelf held up by a stick, I was a little freaked out. ...


"Standing among Tony's installation of paintings and painted Coca Cola bottles precariously balanced on a shelf held up by a stick, I was a little freaked out. Tony, the art provocateur, had succeeded in provoking me." Welcome to the low-brow, high-art world of Tony de Lautour. Writer and curator Peter Vangioni provides and entertaining introduction to the work of one of Aotearoa New Zealand's leading artists. Described as "a body of work like nothing else this country has seen", de Lautour's paintings and sculptures over the past thirty years are brought together taking the reader on a journey from the chaos of his early paintings inspired by seedy underground street culture to the careful geometric abstracts of his later major canvases. Includes an interview between de Lautour and fellow artist Peter Robinson.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 212 x 270 mm


Publication Date: 21-05-2018


$39.99
Van Der Velden: Otira

ISBN: 9781877375231

Authors: Peter Vangioni, Dieuwertje Dekkers    Publisher: Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu

A sumptuous book on the ground-breaking Otira works by Petrus van der Velden, one of New Zealand's keystone artists. This beautifully presented book features es...


A sumptuous book on the ground-breaking Otira works by Petrus van der Velden, one of New Zealand's keystone artists. This beautifully presented book features essays by Peter Vangioni and Dieuwertje Dekkers, and an introduction by Rodney Wilson, exploring the fascination van der Velden's Otira works continue to exert on art lovers and artists. Designed by award-winning designer Aaron Beehre, this richly illustrated publication is a long overdue addition to the scholarship on a truly international artist.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 245 x 265 mm


$29.99
Eileen Mayo Nature Art and Poetry

ISBN: 9781877375552

Authors: Peter Vangioni, Jillian Cassidy    Publisher: Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu

Calling on the natural world around her for inspiration, Eileen Mayo’s extraordinary skill with line, colour and composition made her one of Britain’s for...


Calling on the natural world around her for inspiration, Eileen Mayo’s extraordinary skill with line, colour and composition made her one of Britain’s foremost print artists in 1930s London, where she exhibited alongside the likes of Claude Flight, Sybil Andrews and Cyril Power. Mayo left it all behind when, in 1953, she abandoned London for Sydney then Christchurch, each move generating a new body of work. This is the first substantial publication on Mayo, publishing for the first time many of her exquisite neo-romantic wood engravings, prints, designs and book illustrations that continue to enthral and delight audiences.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 88


Dimensions: 205 x 242 mm


Publication Date: 01-02-2019


$34.99
Bill Hammond : Across the Evening Sky

ISBN: 9781877375675

Author: Peter Vangioni    Publisher: Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu

Bill Hammond was an artist with a singular vision. One of the greats of Aotearoa’s art history, his paintings of bird-people occupying mythologised landscapes...


Bill Hammond was an artist with a singular vision. One of the greats of Aotearoa’s art history, his paintings of bird-people occupying mythologised landscapes empty of human inhabitants have mesmerised audiences for three decades. This book shows the artist at his finest. Features: • An exclusive interview between the legendary Bill Hammond and fellow artist Tony de Lautour. • Engaging, readable texts by Rachael King, Nic Low, Paul Scofield, Ariana Tikao and Peter Vangioni. • Huge images and details of some of Hammond’s finest paintings. • Responses to Hammond’s practice by artists including Fiona Pardington, Marlon Williams and Shane Cotton among others. Produced by the same team who made Bill Hammond: Jingle Jangle Morning, which won Best Illustrated Book at the New Zealand Book Awards, and Best Book at the Publishers Association Book Awards.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 240 x 290 mm


Publication Date: 27-08-2021


$69.99
DUE > 31st Aug 2021
Hellzapoppin'! : The Art of Flying Nun

ISBN: 9781877375705

Author: Peter Vangioni    Publisher: Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu

Published to mark the fortieth anniversary of the founding of Flying Nun Records in Ōtautahi Christchurch, Hellzapoppin’! brings together original artwork an...


Published to mark the fortieth anniversary of the founding of Flying Nun Records in Ōtautahi Christchurch, Hellzapoppin’! brings together original artwork and design, film, record covers, posters and photography from the label’s early years. From rare collectible records and vintage posters to original artworks and paste-up designs, this book explores the art and artists behind some of New Zealand’s favourite bands. Entertaining essays from Peter Vangioni, Kath Webster, Russell Brown and Flying Nun founder Roger Shepherd will be interspersed with brief interview-style contributions from some of the people responsible for creating the art of the label. Heavily illustrated, it will feature original artwork for the records and posters, photography from the archives, and rarely seen vinyl releases and posters. The Flying Nun aesthetic was foundational to a generation of impressionable young creators and agitators. By talking to the people responsible, this book will burst a few enduring myths, and maybe start some new ones.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 92


Dimensions: 270 x 330 mm


Publication Date: 16-08-2021


$39.00
DUE > 20th Aug 2021
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