Billy Apple: Life/Work
Billy Apple (born Barrie Bates in Auckland, 1935) is New Zealand’s most internationally significant living artist and a pioneer of pop and conceptual art.
This is the first substantial book on Billy Apple’s career. Based on over a decade of research all over the world and unprecedented access to Apple’s own archive, Billy Apple®: Life/Workchronicles an extraordinary sixty-year career and the art scenes that have sustained it in London, New York and Auckland.
- Written by Christina Barton
- This book includes more than 200 illustrations in colour, with a generous selection of reproductions of Apple’s works as well as other illustrative material.
Christina Barton is the director of the Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi at Victoria University of Wellington, where she has taught art history since 1995. She is a respected art historian, writer and curator who has worked at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki and Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.
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