Kōrero: Painting

Dick Frizzell and 'Mickey to tiki tu meke'

Dick Frizzell and 'Mickey to tiki tu meke'

In April 2013 Dick Frizzell carries the original of this famous painting, which was up for auction. It had originally been bought for $4,000 in 1995. Frizzell spent time in an advertising agency and his art reflected an awareness of urban popular culture by calling on popular symbols. This particular image was reproduced many times, both in the form of prints and also on T-shirts. At the auction in 2013 it sold for $110,215.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Greg Bowker

Permission of the New Zealand Herald must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Painting - Expressionism and postmodernism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/45913/dick-frizzell-and-mickey-to-tiki-tu-meke (accessed 6 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014