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Auckland Book Launch, Peter McLeavey Biography

Auckland Book Launch, Peter McLeavey Biography

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  • Wed 20 Nov ’13, 6:00pm – 8:00pm


Webbs Auction House & Gallery, 33a Normanby Rd, Mt Eden


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission



Webb’s has much pleasure in inviting you to the launch of Peter Mcleavey: The Life and Times of a New Zealand Art Dealer. From Montana award-winning author Jill Trevelyan, and based on a private archive of diaries and correspondence, this is the first biography of Peter McLeavey, the charismatic, pioneering art dealer who since the 1960s has shaped the New Zealand art market.

Speakers on the night will include the author
Jill Trevelyan, Olivia McLeavey, Te Papa's Chief Executive Michael Houlihan and artist John Reynolds.
The book launch will coincide with the preview for sales of Important Paintings & Contemporary Art and Fine Jewellery & Watches.

The evening will be catered with canapés by Toto, refreshments from Antipodes and wines from Terra Sancta, Arrowtown.
Watch the online trailer here.

RSVP: hwinskill@webbs.co.nz Ref McLeavey

Illustrated above:
Peter at Don Binney: Paintings and Drawings,
July - August 1970. Photographed by John B Turner.

Courtesy Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and the artist

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