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The enigmatic Helen Hitchings

Sunday 16 August 2015, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

$20

Included in Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa is the exhibition Being Modern: Helen Hitchings which introduces the glamorous taste-maker Helen Hitchings and her ground-breaking gallery of modern art and design.

Between 1949 and 1951 Helen Hitchings operated the first dealer gallery devoted to modernism. Who was this young visionary who brought together the best of art and design in Wellington?

Art Curator Justine Olsen considers Helen Hitchings in the context of Wellington and its cultural environment.   

Registration required. To register, use the ‘Book now’ button or phone the office on (04) 381 7051.

Feature image: Untitled [Helen Hitchings on couch] 1947, by John Drawbridge. Te Papa. 2015-0002-5


Members $15, Non-Members $20 (includes a glass of wine and free parking)

Details

Date:
Sunday 16 August 2015
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
$20
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