Tony Fomison

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Tony Fomison
Date of Birth:
12 Jul 1939
Place of Birth:
Christchurch/Canterbury (region)/New Zealand
Date of Death:
07 Feb 1990
Place of Death:
Waitangi/Northland (region)/New Zealand
New Zealander

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    Extra Ordinary Everyday

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  • Ian Scott, Sky Dash, 1969-1970, oil on canvas, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, gift of the artist


    Local Revolutionaries: Art & Change 1965 – 1986

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  • Likeness & Character Portraits From The Auckland Art Gallery Collection


    Likeness & Character Portraits from the Auckland Art Gallery collection

    One of the highlights of the exhibition is the first display of Tony Fomison's The Ponsonby Madonna. For more information click here. Most people have...

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    Intimate Portraits

    Historically portraiture has typically been concerned with recording resemblances of the great and the good, or those wealthy enough to commission a likeness. This exhibition...

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