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The ExpatriatesDownload PDF
Exhibition: 4 April 1985 - 16 June 1985
The history of New Zealand painting is set against a broad background of expatriatism. During the last two decades of the nineteenth century and the first three of the twentieth century, many artists left these shores to seek an identity and a maturity in their work which they hoped could be sustained in a climate where there was more understanding.