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Tuesday

30

October

ANNA CAHILL ON DOUGLAS MACDIARMID

Author's Talk

COLOURS OF A LIFE: The Life and Times of Douglas MacDiarmid. Anna Cahill, Dunedin-raised writer based in Brisbane will talk about her newly published biography of painter Douglas MacDiarmid, who left New Zealand for Europe as a young man. He was friends with Rita Angus, Charles Brasch, the Curnows, Theo Schoon and Frank Sargeson amongst others. Almost 96, he now lives in Paris. Anna’s talk will be followed by an opportunity to view a selection of the artist’s work from the extensive holdings in the Hocken Collections at 2.00-2.45. The viewing will be followed by afternoon tea. Meet at 2.00 in the Hocken Foyer, Hocken Library 90 Anzac Ave. Free. All welcome. 

free
12.30pm to 1.30pm
Tuesday
30 October