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Joe Sheehan : other stories : stone works : 2002-2012

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  • Catalogue title
    • Joe Sheehan : other stories : stone works : 2002-2012 / curated by Helen Kedgley
  • Type
  • Identifiers
    NB1108 SHE  (Call Number)
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  • Abstract
    "Other Stories is Joe Sheehan's first survey exhibition, bringing together thirty sculptural objects from the past ten years of his practice. Sheehan has fashioned a unique identity for himself creating work which explores the contemporary relevance of stone carving in New Zealand. His exquisitely carved, carefully considered pieces - beautiful replicas of everyday objects in stone - engage with the classic tradition of stone sculpture, yet confound the usual expectations of the medium. Sheehan's body of work in the last decade has attracted considerable critical acclaim for its technical skill, which is always both eloquent and restrained, and for his repositioning of stone carving in a contemporary conceptual framework."--Publisher website.
  • Physical description
    31 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Production
    Kedgley, Helen, 1948-, curator (Author)
    Sheehan, Joe, artist (Creator)
    Pataka Art + Museum (Publisher)
    Porirua City, New Zealand  (Place of occurrence)
  • Subject
  • Citation
    Joe Sheehan : other stories : stone works : 2002-2012
  • Notes
    • Includes bibliographical references.
    • Published in August 2012 for the exhibition held at Pataka Art and Museum, Porirua City, 25 August-25 November, 2012.

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