Damian Skinner

Damian Skinner is a freelance art historian and curator who lives in Gisborne. He has worked with many galleries and museums, and published widely on New Zealand art. Dr Skinner has written a number of books about Maori art. His 2008 book The Carver and the Artist explored the relationship between customary and contemporary art, starting with the cultural revival of Sir Apirana Ngata in the early years of the twentieth century and the subsequent generation of modern Maori artists. He has also...See more