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How to Look at a Painting
How to Look at a Painting

How to Look at a Painting

The Ginger Series


144 Pages, 5 1/8 x 7 6/8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $16.95)

Publication Date: November 2005

ISBN 9780958253888

Rights: US, CA, CAM & SAM

Awa Press (Nov 2005)

Price: $14.95


In this engaging, award-winning book, an acclaimed art writer journeys through centuries of the painted world—from the luscious fruit of Italy's Caravaggio to the lonely landscapes of New Zealand's Rita Angus, the dazzling panoramas of America's Lari Pittman and the mysterious "tombstones" of Japanese artist On Kawara.

Author Biography

Justin Paton is the curator of contemporary art at Dunedin Public Art Gallery and the winner of the 2006 Montana New Zealand Book Award.