Explorer, Artist, Settler
Auckland University Press, 9781869404215, 216pp.
Publication Date: December 1, 2008
About the Author
Iain Sharp was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1953 and moved to Auckland, New Zealand in 1961 where he currently resides. He is a poet, critic, historian, journalist, and librarian. From 1995 to 2005 he was the books editor of national weekly the Sunday Star-Times, winning national review awards in 1995, 1996, and 1999. He has published several collections of his own poems, which have appeared in various anthologies including Contemporary New Zealand Poets in Performance and Mahones. His most recent book is Real Gold: Treasures of the Auckland City Libraries.
Praise For Heaphy: Explorer, Artist, Settler…
Finalist, Biography, 2009 Montana NZ Book Awards
"A stimulating commentary on the paintings, and on how Heaphy?s images changed with time." —Scoop Review of Books