Tim Jones

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Cliff Rowe

Cliff Rowe

Gallery staff were able to research some of the works in our collection while we were locked down.

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Bringing up the rear

Bringing up the rear

We finish our handwashing poems with R A K Mason's Song of Allegiance, read, as was the Keats sonnet that started this series, by me.

 

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Keep on washing

Keep on washing

Hand-washing remains the best thing we can do. Here's another poem against which to time your ablutions. Douglas MacDiarmid reads his own poem 'Daylight'. He wrote the poem and created the painting, Hills from Annat, in 1946.

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Professor John Simpson’s Gift of Books

A selection of the books given to the Gallery library by Professor John Simpson.

Exhibition

Backstory: First Issues

A series of exhibitions highlighting treasures from the Gallery’s library and archive

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Village life

Village life

Some detective work has put us in touch with the owners of the farm painted by Evelyn Page.

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On the beach by Charles Simpson

On the beach by Charles Simpson

This article first appeared as 'Seaside outing displays a lightness of touch' in The Press on 24 April 2018.

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Moonlight by Julius Olsson

Moonlight by Julius Olsson

This article first appeared as 'Artist left all at sea by changing tides' in The Press on 6 December 2016

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Where In The World?

Where In The World?

We have recently been pleased to accept this work into our collection as a gift from Audrey Parker. It is a lithograph, from 1934, by J.M. Thomasson. Thomasson taught at Christchurch Technical College and in 1937 became head of art at the recently opened Papanui High School.

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