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Don't miss these Colin McCahon events

Published: Mon 2 Dec 2002 05:46 PM
Don't miss these Colin McCahon events at City Gallery Wellington
The spectacular Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith opens to the public this Sunday, 8th December, at City Gallery Wellington, and to coincide with the opening we have two free talks by experts on McCahon....
* Tour of Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith by exhibition curator Marja Bloem, from the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam 2pm, Sunday 8 December
Acclaimed European curator Marja Bloem offers her unique insight into the work of Colin McCahon. This special guided tour is a rare opportunity to hear about McCahon's practice from an international perspective.
Gordon H. Brown - Elements of Modernism in McCahon's Early Work 6pm, Thursday 12 December 2002
Hear fellow artist, friend and distinguished McCahon scholar, Gordon H. Brown, discuss the work of Colin McCahon. He will consider how McCahon adapted examples of European modernist art in his early work, drawing on his extensive knowledge of McCahon's practice and his in-depth understanding of modernist art history and theory. Seats are limited for this free event. To secure your seat please phone 04 801 4241.
City Gallery Wellington is open daily from 10am - 5pm (except Christmas Day). Admission free.
Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith is curated and organised by the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (SMA) with the organisational support of the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, New Zealand (AAG). The principal sponsor in New Zealand is Ernst & Young. The exhibition is generously supported by Creative New Zealand and private patrons in New Zealand and Australia. Indemnified by the New Zealand Government. Its presentation in Wellington is generously supported by Totally Wellington. Events Principal Sponsor: Montana Wines Ltd.

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