On Going Out with the Tide: Wystan Curnow

  • Date: 29 May 2017
  • Time: Monday, 6pm
  • Cost: Free

Curator Wystan Curnow talks about Colin McCahon: On Going Out with the Tide, examining how Māori themes and subjects profoundly altered the direction and meaning of McCahon’s work just as he was reaching the height of his powers as a painter. 

Part of the Deane Lectures series, presented in association with Colin McCahon: On Going Out with the Tide and supported by the Deane Endowment Trust.

Cash bar available. 


Other upcoming Deane Lectures include:

McCahon House: History and Mythology
Aaron Lister, Vivienne Stone and Shannon Te Ao
Monday 12 June, 6pm 

Personal Perspectives on the Treaty Settlement Process
Rt Hon Jim Bolger and Tāmati Kruger
Thursday 29 June, 6pm 

Colin McCahon’s Urewera Mural and John Scott’s Aniwaniwa Visitor Centre
Gregory O’Brien, Jacob Scott and Peter Simpson 
Monday 3 July, 6pm

The Maungapōhatu Diamond: The Poetics and Truth of Prophecy
Jeff Sissons
Monday 24 July, 6pm 

Further lectures will be announced. Speakers include Robert Leonard and Ngahiraka Mason.