Kōrero: Art galleries and collections

Jim and Mary Barr collection, City Gallery Wellington, 2008

Jim and Mary Barr are among the most significant contemporary collectors of art in New Zealand, and they regularly lend items from their collection to public art galleries for exhibition. In 2008 the City Gallery Wellington mounted Reboot: the Jim Barr & Mary Barr Collection exhibition over four months. In this video Jim Barr talks about the collection, the couple's collecting practices and their relationships with the artists.

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City Gallery Wellington

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Courtesy of Jim Barr and Mary Barr

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Roger Blackley, 'Art galleries and collections - Galleries and collections, 1900 to 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/42106/jim-and-mary-barr-collection-city-gallery-wellington-2008 (accessed 29 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Roger Blackley, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014, updated 8 Aug 2016