Title: Ralph Hotere The Dark is Light Enough – a Biographical Study
Author: Vincent O’Sullivan
Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Publication date: 06/11/2020
A significant new biography of Ralph Hotere provides the compelling life story of this major New Zealand artist.
Vincent O’Sullivan’s compelling, nuanced portrait of the great New Zealand artist Ralph Hotere brings the man and his art to life.
Ralph Hotere (Te Aupouri and Te Rarawa; 19312013) was one of Aotearoas most significant modern artists.
Hotere invited the poet, novelist and biographer Vincent OSullivan to write his life story in 2005.
Now, this book the result of years of research and many conversations with Hotere and
his fellow artists, collaborators, friends and family provides a nuanced, compelling
portrait of Hotere: the man, and the artist.
“Vincent OSullivan has given us the remarka