Story: Post-object and conceptual art

Billy Apple and Wystan Curnow

A 1992 documentary, Buying art, selling Billy Apple, examined the artistic practice of one of New Zealand's best-known post-object artists. In this excerpt, Billy Apple talks about his arms-length approach to making works, and the role of critic Wystan Curnow as a creative collaborator.

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Christina Barton, 'Post-object and conceptual art - The rise of post-object art', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 July 2022)

Story by Christina Barton, published 22 Oct 2014