Grahame Sydney’s Central Otago
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In 1995 the work of 3 Southern mates, artist Grahame Sydney, fiction writer Owen Marshall and poet Brian Turner was brought together in a seminal publication ‘Timeless Land’. It went on to become a multi-award winning Kiwi classic. 25 years on ‘Landmarks’ is a lavish new companion volume featuring works completed since 1995 that once again celebrates 3 of our literary and artistic heavyweights. Through their own marks, be it in ink or paint, they offer a love song to Central Otago and the South, its magnificent spaces, and their continued deep connection to the land. Published 2020. Price includes shipping within NZ. For international rates please email: email@example.com
Grahame Sydney Paintings: 1974 – 2014
This landmark 304 page hardback book (in slipcase) covers Grahame’s 40 year career as a full-time artist and features over 200 paintings, many unseen, as well as his most loved landscapes and figurative paintings. In the foreword, Grahame delves into his childhood and the beginnings of his obsession with art while Sir Vincent O’Sullivan (NZ Poet Laureate) writes insightfully about his work. Over 4.500 copies sold. First Published 2014. SORRY, 2ND EDITION SOLD OUT.
In 1862 the barren Interior of Otago, New Zealand was largely unknown, and home to a small number of newly-settled pastoralists. However when two prospectors announced they had struck gold, this sparse, inhospitable region became magnet to tens of thousands of hopeful men. Using several surviving diaries of gold prospectors, ‘Promised Land’ is a comprehensive and graphic account of the story of the discovery of gold and what we now call ‘Central Otago’. Published 2009. SORRY SOLD OUT.