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‘Fairy godmother’ strikes again – nzherald

The artist who created a stir with his nude portrait of All Black Anton Oliver has won a lucrative international grant.

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Oliver’s nude modeling upsets All Blacks’ legend – Taipei Times

New Zealand rugby, which prefers its top players to be stoic and reserved, has been shaken by news former All Blacks captain Anton Oliver has posed nude for an oil portrait.

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Healthy dose of realism – Otago Daily Times

Simon Richardson is something of an anomaly in today’s artistic climate. In deciding to bypass the abstract in favour of realism, this young painter- a man seemingly unaffected by todays artistic trends- has blazed a trail that seperates him from the majority of his art school-trained peers.

Portrait of an artist’s life – Sunday Star Times

A New painting of one of the country’s literary greats Hone Tuwhare, will be exhibited in Dunedin next month.

This Thing In The Mirror

“Not 21st century enough” was how Simon Richardson felt in the company of his peers and tutors  at Otago Polytechnic School of Art in the 1990s.

Painter reflects on win – Otago Daily Times

Months of painting alone were rewarded when Dunedin artist Simon Richardson won the 15th annual Mainland Art Awards on Saturday night.

Richardson’s Star Shines – Otago Daily Times

The Shining star in this weeks line up is Simon Richardson whose works are now showing at the Marshall Seifert Annex.

New York beckons artist – Otago Daily Times

Young Artist Simon Richardson has received international recognition twice in the past year but he is still struggling for support in New Zealand.