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Centennial art exhibition

Centennial art exhibition

A. H. McLintock is third from right in this photograph showing the hanging of paintings for the Dunedin opening of the National Centennial Exhibition of New Zealand Art in 1940. McLintock's catalogue essay for the exhibition was one of the first attempts to evaluate New Zealand's art history.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 15 February 1940, p. 13

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Rebecca Rice and Mark Williams, 'Criticism and the arts - The nationalism debate, 1930s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/42912/centennial-art-exhibition (accessed 17 November 2019)

Story by Rebecca Rice and Mark Williams, published 22 Oct 2014