Story: Canterbury region

Group Show catalogue

Group Show catalogue

A collective known as The Group held annual art exhibitions in Christchurch, giving new artists an opportunity to show their work. It was formed in the late 1920s by a number of Canterbury artists who were frustrated by the conservatism of art societies and galleries. Many of its members later became leading New Zealand artists.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: ArtEph-52-G-01-cover

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury region - The arts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/10382/group-show-catalogue (accessed 27 September 2020)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015