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Richard Killeen

Richard Killeen (1946-) is a significant New Zealand painter, sculptor and digital artist.


Richard Killeen was educated at the Elam School of Fine Arts, where his lecturers included Colin McCahon, before graduating in 1966. He has won a number of awards, including the QE2 Arts Fellowship, and has been the subject of several major exhibitions. He is particularly famous for his arranged collections of aluminium 'cut outs' hung on walls, from 1978 onwards, and has continued arrangements of objects in this style.


Further reading

  • , in Art New Zealand magazine (No.20: Winter 1981)The Escape from the Frame: Richard Killeen's Cut-OutsFrancis Pound,
  • , Christchurch Art GalleryBook of the Hook

External links

  • Richard Killeen home page
  • Artist page at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
  • Artist collection page at Christchurch Art Gallery
  • Official artist page for Killeen's Auckland dealer gallery, Ivan Anthony

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