McCahon, Colin John, 1919-1987

Artist, art gallery worker, university lecturer. Attended Art School at Dunedin. Son of John Kernohan McCahon and Ethel Beatrice (née Ferrier). Married Annie (Anne) Eleanor Hamblett. See DNZB (Vol 5, 1941-1960, p303-305, M4)

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Date: Dec 1957 (1957) By: Webb, Peter Selwyn, 1933- Ref: MS-Papers-1974 Description: Text of talk given at exhibition in Auckland, discussing work of McCahon and the role of the pioneer in the arts Quantity: 1 folder(s) (4 pages). 0.01 Linea...
Date: 1978 - 1979 By: Bromhead, Peter, 1933-; Auckland star (Newspaper) Ref: A-361-239/275 Description: Cartoons on New Zealand and international political and social issues. Quantity: 37 original cartoon(s). Physical Description: Black ink on card, sizes var...
Date: Apr-Aug 2004 From: Wedde, Ian Curtis, 1946- : Collection Ref: MSDL-2395 Description: Comprises files chiefly relating to public talks given by Wedde, and essays possibly related to talks. Events include: 'The South Project - South 1: the Gath...
Date: 1999 From: Eyework Design & Production :[Ephemera and posters. 1988-2004] Ref: Eph-B-EYEWORK-WCG-1999 Description: Includes: Stephen Bambury. "Bambury; works 1975-1999". Guest curator Wystan Curnow. Opening, City Gallery 15 October [1999]. Invitation card (2 copies) Keith...
Date: 2000 - 2003 From: Eyework Design & Production :[Ephemera and posters. 1988-2004] Ref: Eph-B-EYEWORK-WCG-2000/2003 Description: Includes: 2000: "Viva la vida; Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican modernism". Mexican masterpieces from the Jacques & Natasha Gelman Collection. City Gal...
"Big Paintings" exhibition at the National Art Gallery, Wellington
Date: 1971 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-0447 Description: Schoolchildren visiting a "'Big Paintings" exhibition by New Zealand artists at the National Art Gallery. Includes works by Colin McCahon (frames 6 and 7), a...
"Big Paintings" exhibition by New Zealand artists at the National Art Gallery
Date: 1971 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-0448 Description: Views of a "Big Paintings" exhibition by New Zealand artists at the National Art Gallery. Includes works by Colin McCahon and Pat Hanly (frames 8 to 10). Un...
Date: 1982 By: National Art Gallery (N.Z.) Ref: ArtEph-1982-M-01 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s) on folded pamphlet. Physical Description: Pamphlet, 6 sides, 295 x 210 mm. Provenance: Donated by Glenys Lloyd in...
Date: 15 September 1972-1 February 1974 From: Peter McLeavey Gallery: Records Ref: MS-Papers-12387-057 Description: Exhibition dates: 10 September-29 September 1973. Title taken from enclosure. Arrangement: In labelled envelope. Quantity: 1 folder(s). 1 colour original ...
Date: 22 July 1974-16 October 1974 From: Peter McLeavey Gallery: Records Ref: MS-Papers-12387-066 Description: Dates of exhibition: 6 August-23 August 1974 Title taken from enclosure. Arrangement: In labelled envelope. Quantity: 1 folder(s). Processing information...
Date: 21 May 1981-25 March 1983 From: Peter McLeavey Gallery: Records Ref: MS-Papers-12387-171 Description: Exhibition dates: 7 December-24 December 1982. Title taken from enclosure. Arrangement: In labelled envelope. Quantity: 1 folder(s). Processing informati...
Date: 15 November 1981-18 June 1982 From: Peter McLeavey Gallery: Records Ref: MS-Papers-12387-160 Description: Exhibition dates: 5 December-24 December 1981. Exhibition catalogue also lists a work by Don Peebles. Title taken from enclosure. Arrangement: In labelled ...
Date: 1984 From: Paul, Janet Elaine, 1919-2004 :[Thirty-one sketchbooks 1959-1997]. Ref: E-683 Description: Contents are mainly textual. Includes notes about various artists, mainly Australian; sketches of Biblical scenes; notes on a Matisse exhibition; notes about...
Date: 1979 By: McCahon, Colin John, 1919-1987 Ref: C-077-023 Description: A non-representational work Nos 9 and 13 of limited edition of 200 numbered copies Same as C-077-023-a Inscriptions: McCahon, '72 Quantity: 1 b&w photo-...
Date: 1976-1985 From: Paul, Janet Elaine (Dame), 1919-2004 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5640-095 Description: Includes clippings of reviews of work by Janet Paul's family and others. Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Holograph, mss, typescript and printe...
Date: 1979 By: McCahon, Colin John, 1919-1987 Ref: C-077-023-a Description: A non-representational work Nos 9 and 13 of limited edition of 200 numbered copies Same as C-077-023 Inscriptions: McCahon, '72 Quantity: 1 b&w photo-me...
Date: 18 Feb 1939-26 Aug 1976 From: Lilburn, Douglas Gordon, 1915-2001 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-2483-072 Description: Inward correspondence from: Douglas MacDiarmid (telegram 2 Nov 1965); Ruth Mackay (15 Dec 1974); Rita MacKenzie (card, Dec?]); Robin Maconie (3 May 1968); Pe...
Date: [1967-1969] Ref: MS-Papers-5887 Description: Comprises 32 letters from Rita Angus to Doris Lusk; and letters from Juliet Peter, Colin McCahon, Freda Simmonds, Charles Brasch, Fairley Bennett, Paul Olds,...
Date: 1961-1970 By: Lusk, Doris More, 1916-1990 Ref: MS-Papers-5888 Description: The letters concern matters relating to art, exhibitions, galleries, and artists in New Zealand, particularly in Wellington and Christchurch. Most of the let...
Date: 17 March-21 September 1971 From: Peter McLeavey Gallery: Records Ref: PA12-3867 Description: Exhibition dates: 6 April-23 April 1971. Title taken from enclosure. Date range given is the date range of the papers in the exhibition envelope. Arrangeme...