SOLD OUT Writers Festival 2019 – Finding Frances: Mary Kisler


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Auckland Writers Festival 2019 presents their Weekend Gallery Series including a diverse range of speakers hosting events across Sat 18–Sun 19 May. 

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It’s a big year for the expat artist Frances Hodgkins (1869-1947), an outstanding artist of her generation whose professional life spanned 56 years, and saw her achieve prominence among the avant-garde in England in the 1930s and 1940s, if not at the time in New Zealand. Coinciding with the much-anticipated opening of exhibition, Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys, at  Auckland Art Gallery, accompanied by a substantial  publication of the same name, edited by library manager Catherine Hammond and curator Mary Kisler, who has also written Finding Frances Hodgkins, a personal account of tracking the artist’s works to Europe and Morocco. She presents a talk on the stellar modernist.

Auckland Art Gallery auditorium
Earlybird $20, General admission $25