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Face Value - A study in Maori Portraiture

Paperback, 1975, very good condition

A catalogue for the exhibition organised by the Dunedin Public Art Gallery and sponsored and toured by the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand

With many b/w and colour photos

"Apart from its intrinsic interest, and the fact that no similar touring exhibiton on this scale has been mounted, this collection of portraiture depicting the Maori through European eyes was initiated by the following reasons; to provide opportunities for comparison and study, help collectors to identify and evaluate, and permit reassessment of confirm criticism"(L. C. Loyd: Introduction). This small catalogue has a section on the symbols used in Moko. There is also a section on "two of the most controversial artists in New Zealand painting.C F Goldie and G. Lindauer. There are examples of their work along with small images of works by De Sainson, John Alexander Gilfillan, George French Angas, Charles Heaphy, Joseph Jenner Merrett, Robert F. Way, Haratio Gordon Robley, Charles Decimus Barraud, W. Dittmer, Richard Laishley, Louis John Steele, Sam Stuart, Frances Mary Hodgkins, E. von Meyern, Sydney Lough Thompson, Claus Edward Fristrom, Thomas Ryan, A. R. Coffey, Trevor Lloyd, David Edward Hutton, Edith Marion Collier, Maud Kimbell Sherwood, R. Proctor, J I. McDonald, Roland Hipkins, William Henry Allen, Harry Linley Richardson, Melvin Day, Dennis Knight Turner, Colin McCahon, Willian Sutton, Rita Angus, Mountford Tosswill Woollaston. "
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