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0189-0197 Special Issue "Gottfried Lindauer – Painting New Zealand", eds. Alexandra Karentzos, Miriam Oesterreich and Britta Schmitz

"Gottfried Lindauer – Painting New Zealand" breaks new ground in the debate on cultural transfer processes of the 19th century. It generates new perspectives on past as well as present exhibition regimes, addressing questions of colonial self-presentation and representation, both of which are intellectually intriguing and currently the subject of politically-charged controversy. The dissonance between how the Māori used and valued portraiture and how the West viewed and reflected on the pictorial is discussed, as are negotiations over the documentary and the pictorial.

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