This book looks at the work of Pacific Island artists living in New Zealand. As well as being an in-depth examination of individual artists, the book addresses the key issues that underlie this movement and the inspirations for creating this art. It is an overview of the period and places the emergent Pacific art into the broader New Zealand socio-political scene of this time. The illustrations are beautifully reproduced in colour and it is an attractive title overall. The difficulty of the language and concepts however would make this suitable only for senior secondary students, but a very valuable addition to art departments.
Huia Press, ISBN 978 1 86969 325 1