Melvin (Pat) Day
(1923 - 2016)
Day was born in Hamilton and at the age of eleven began Saturday morning classes at Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland. In 1939 he went... Read more
The New Zealand Portrait Gallery gives us perspectives on ourselves and our place in the world. It is home to a growing collection of portraits. Our exhibitions include painting, sculpture, caricature, photography and new media. These portraits of members of our society spur us into thinking about what it means to be New Zealanders – perhaps even to wonder if there is a character that is particularly our own. Find Out More
A photograph captures a split second in time and records it for history. Whether colour or black and white, digital or film,... Read more
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