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Dark matter /

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Auckland Art Gallery, 2016Description: 293, [10] pages : colour illustrations ; 30 cmISBN:
  • 9780864633095
  • 0864633092
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Contents:
Foreword / Rhana Devenport -- Ways of loving / Ann Shelton & Cassandra Barnett -- Home and homelessness : Ann Shelton's aesthetics of displacement / Donna West Brett -- Haunting and archives in the time of the now / Abigail Solomon-Godeau -- Bodies at the vanishing point : doublethink and Ann Shelton's eventual photographic constructions / Dorita Hannah & John Di Stefano -- Rooted in dark history, exposed to light : Ann Shelton's photographs in a forest / Ulrich Baer -- The dark light : The matter of Ann Shelton's art / Zara Stanhope -- Bodies of work -- Epilogue.
Summary: Ann Shelton: Dark Matter traces the 20-year career of a leading New Zealand photographer. Ann Shelton’s evolution as a camera artist with a unique, penetrating vision into the culture and history of New Zealand is beautifully illustrated in this book, which includes multiple examples from all her important bodies of work.Dark Matter begins with Shelton’s early 1990s work which is known for its unflinchingly raw, autobiographical content. Through a series of essays which address the main themes in Shelton’s art and illuminate her particular approach readers are shown the way the artist’s exacting eye and fastidious research practice developed.The book presents Shelton’s well-known images of infamous historical sites in New Zealand alongside her more internationally-focused work and her latest, striking suite of photographs depicting ikebana-influenced plant arrangements.
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Book Book Whitecliffe Library NZ & Pacific NZ & Pacific NZ&P TR 647 SHE (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 0015118

Published on the occasion of the exhibition at Auckland Art Gallery, November 2016-April 2017.

Issued in a slip case.

Includes bibliographical references.

Foreword / Rhana Devenport -- Ways of loving / Ann Shelton & Cassandra Barnett -- Home and homelessness : Ann Shelton's aesthetics of displacement / Donna West Brett -- Haunting and archives in the time of the now / Abigail Solomon-Godeau -- Bodies at the vanishing point : doublethink and Ann Shelton's eventual photographic constructions / Dorita Hannah & John Di Stefano -- Rooted in dark history, exposed to light : Ann Shelton's photographs in a forest / Ulrich Baer -- The dark light : The matter of Ann Shelton's art / Zara Stanhope -- Bodies of work -- Epilogue.

Ann Shelton: Dark Matter traces the 20-year career of a leading New Zealand photographer. Ann Shelton’s evolution as a camera artist with a unique, penetrating vision into the culture and history of New Zealand is beautifully illustrated in this book, which includes multiple examples from all her important bodies of work.Dark Matter begins with Shelton’s early 1990s work which is known for its unflinchingly raw, autobiographical content. Through a series of essays which address the main themes in Shelton’s art and illuminate her particular approach readers are shown the way the artist’s exacting eye and fastidious research practice developed.The book presents Shelton’s well-known images of infamous historical sites in New Zealand alongside her more internationally-focused work and her latest, striking suite of photographs depicting ikebana-influenced plant arrangements.

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