New Zealand Society of Sculptors and Painters

International Sculpture Symposium 1971

International Sculpture Symposium 1971 by New Zealand Society of Sculptors and Painters

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Five international sculptors were commissioned to make permanent sculptures on sites around Auckland City as part of Auckland City's centenary celebrations. Organised by the N.Z. Society of Sculptors and Painters (NZSSP), Hiroaki Ueda; Michio Ihara (Japan); Helen Escobedo (Mexico); Fred Loopstra (USA) and Tom Burrows (Canada) came to New Zealand and constructed their works or instigated their construction during a five week period from mid August, 1971. An events programme, film and exhibition also occurred. The archive consists of correspondence, photos and press clippings.

International Sculpture Symposium 1971
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E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Jim Allen, 2011
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Research Library
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Not on display

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