The artworks in History Sees Division focus on an important moment in New Zealand’s art history, a time when art and politics collided. More than any historic period to date, in the 1980s themes of division and social unrest appeared through a range of artistic practices. Take a visual tour of social change and protest via the anti-nuclear work of sculptor Greer Twiss, screenprints of Stuart Page and Michael Shannon and the politically charged work of Ralph Hotere and Philip Dadson.
Part of New Zealand Art: Opening the Past to the Ever-changing Present | Toi Aotearoa: Mai i Mua ki te Ao Hurihuri, a new series of exhibitions drawn from our collection.
- Curated by
- Natasha Conland
- Ground level