Colin McCahon, I think if we all kept quiet for a while, 1969, paper (conte crayon and wash) 1554 x 553 mm

Colin McCahon, I think if we all kept quiet for a while, paper (conte crayon and wash) 1554 x 553 mm

[Three Otago Landscapes: Cover design for The Shell Guide to New Zealand edited by Maurice Shadbolt], (1968) Colin McCahon

[Three Otago Landscapes: Cover design for The Shell Guide to New Zealand edited by Maurice Shadbolt], Colin McCahon

The text is from Peter Hooper's poem 'Poetry is for peasants', from Journey towards an elegy and other poems (Nag's Head Press, Christchurch, 1969).

Poetry isn't in my words, it's in the direction I'm pointing. If you can't understand that and if you're appalled at the journey, stick to the guided tours. They issue return tickets.

Colin McCahon

The Marys at the Tomb - Auckland Art Gallery

Colin McCahon Let us possess one world, May – July 1955 enamel and oil on board, 76.1 x 55.8cm The John Weeks Trust, University of Auckland Art Collection

Colin McCahon Let us possess one world, May – July 1955 enamel and oil on board, x The John Weeks Trust, University of Auckland Art Collection


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Colin McCahon, I think if we all kept quiet for a while, 1969, paper (conte crayon and wash) 1554 x 553 mm

Colin McCahon, I think if we all kept quiet for a while, paper (conte crayon and wash) 1554 x 553 mm

Colin McCahon, the great NZ painter, saw Baxter in this way - someone who would lead us out of darkness.

Colin McCahon, the great NZ painter, saw Baxter in this way - someone who would lead us out of darkness.

Colin McCahon Painting

Colin McCahon Painting

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