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Elizabeth Eastmond: Frances Hodgkins’s War Art – Houses and Outhouses, Purbeck

Frances Hodgkins "The Courtyard in Wartime" (1944) University of Auckland Art Collection
5 Nov 2020
Thursday 5 November, 12 pm
Join us for a series of lunchtime talks in association with our current exhibitions Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys, 19 Gallery, and Imogen Taylor and Sue Hillery: Double Portrait.
Event type: 
Exhibition, Public Program, Seminar/Public Lecture
Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi
Gate 3, Kelburn Parade, Wellington


For our final lunchtime talk Waiheke-based art historian Elizabeth Eastmond addresses one of Hodgkins' last paintings produced during WWII, prior to her death in Dorchester in 1947. Eastmond taught art history for many years at the University of Auckland, where amongst other courses she co-founded (with Cheryll Sotheran) "Women in Art", the first paper in New Zealand to bring a feminist perspective to the discipline of art history.