Ralph Hotere was an artist of international repute with a
career spanning more than five decades. But he was also a
resident of a particular location, Port Chalmers. This week
Bruce Munro talked to some of those who knew him as ''just
Glasses of whisky were raised as Ralph Hotere ONZ passed his
favourite Careys Bay Hotel for the last time yesterday
Ralph Hotere's funeral cortege leaves Port Chalmers.
The community Ralph Hotere fell in love with and in which
made his home will have a chance to farewell the artist
before his Requiem Mass this morning.
Family friends and the arts community are saluting the
achievements of Ralph Hotere ONZ after he died in Dunedin
Ralph Hotere, one of New Zealand's most acclaimed and
provocative artists, has died.
In a moving ceremony which combined formality and family,
Dunedin artist Ralph Hotere was yesterday invested with this
country's highest honour, the Order of New Zealand.
The exhibition "Ralph Hotere: Zero to Infinity" opened at the
Hocken Collections on Friday night, celebrating the artist's
The man many consider New Zealand's greatest living artist
will mark his 80th birthday in Dunedin next month.
The home of Careys Bay artist Ralph Hotere is being offered
for sale by tender.
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