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Mina Arndt (1885-1926) : the making of a New Zealand artist
(University of Canterbury. Dept. of Art History, 2000)
Mina Arndt (1885-1926) belongs to the generation of New Zealand born artists, who established early patterns of professional art practice in this country. The events of her life show how Arndt followed career strategies ...
Shifting boundaries : the art of Eileen Mayo
(University of Canterbury. Art History, 2000)
The artist, Eileen Mayo, D.B.E., was born in Norwich, England in 1906. Educated at the Slade School of Art, University of London (1923-24) and at the Central School of Arts and Crafts (1925-1928), she established a career ...
An 'American dream' in the 'England of the Pacific' : American influences on New Zealand architecture, 1840-1940
(University of Canterbury, 2001)
This thesis investigates the American influence upon New Zealand architecture between 1840 and 1940. Taking a thematic approach, it argues that architecture in New Zealand, as a case study of a broader historical discourse, ...
New Zealand Prints 1900-1950: An Unseen Heritage
(University of Canterbury. School of Fine Arts, 2006)
The vibrant school of printmaking which emerged and flourished in New Zealand between 1900 and 1950 forms the subject of this thesis. It examines the attitudes of the printmakers, many of whom regarded the print as the ...
The architecture of Hassan Fathy : between western and non-western perspectives
(University of Canterbury. Art History, 2001)
This thesis examines the career of the Egyptian architect, Hassan Fathy (1900-1989). Part one deals with Fathy's biography. It contains an account of his family background, his childhood and education, the influences of ...