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

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.

0191 Stephen Turner, The Currency of Gottfried Lindauer’s Māori Portraits

This article addresses the relations between painting, photography and settler colonialism in the nineteenth century through Lindauer's Māori portraits: While commissioners and curators of his Māori portraits situate his paintings within a metropolitan regime of evaluation which is underpinned by distance and debt, the portraits are also vehicles for currency of another kind […].

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0196 Hilke Thode-Arora, The Romanticized Māori

The impact of cartes de visite, photographs and postcards sent overseas in large numbers must have been immense, creating and perpetuating stereotyped images of Māori people. However, the 1890s brought an increasing acceptance and appropriation of photographs by Māori people themselves […].

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