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Bill Hammond

Cave Painting 4, Bone Yard Open Home
Bill Hammond, 2008
Acrylic on canvas
Cave Music Quadriptych
Bill Hammond, 2012
Acrylic on linen, 182 x 54cm
Cave Painting 8
Bill Hammond, 2008
Acrylic on metal, 95 x 37.5cm
Cornwall Road Cave
Bill Hammond, 2011
Acrylic on linen, 160 x 80cm
Mountain Music
Bill Hammond, 2012
Acrylic on linen
Permanent Maroon
Bill Hammond, 2012
Acrylic on linen, 55 x 79cm
Proto 1–3
Bill Hammond
Lithographs in edition of 22
Singer Songwriter I
Bill Hammond, 2001
Etching, 76 x 66cm
Truth Is Marching In
Bill Hammond, 1986
Oil on metal, 59.5 x 90cm
Wat Is Sul
Bill Hammond, 1991
Eleven Lithographs
Bill Hammond, 1981
Lithographs in edition of 15

About Bill Hammond

W D (Bill) Hammond is a Lyttleton artist, born in 1947. He attended Canterbury University School of Fine Arts. His work tackles social and environmental issues, conveying messages about humanity and its status as an endangered species.

He has a strong interest in music, which can be seen in much of his early work. A shift in Hammond’s practice came in the early 1990s after he returned from a trip to the remote Auckland Islands, where there are no people and birds still rule the roost. Hammond imagined himself in old New Zealand, before even Māori had arrived. His work includes themes of environments under threat, and the vulnerability of life in a precarious world.

Bill Hammond’s first solo exhibition at the Peter McLeavey Gallery was in March of 1987 (exhibition #214). Since that time he has had more than 20 exhibitions at the gallery.

Exhibitions featuring Bill Hammond

XUT
Laurence Aberhart & Bill Hammond
The Young Designers & Works on Paper
Bill Hammond
It Was All Yellow
Octavia Cook, Veronika Djoulai, Darryn George & Bill Hammond
50 Years, 50 Knockout Works
30 artists
Home Sweet Home
6 artists
Recent Paintings
Bill Hammond
Stop Making Sense
Bill Hammond & Richard Killeen
Panel and Paint
Bill Hammond
Auckland Art Fair
5 artists
Some Exceptionally Fine Paintings, Photographs And Works On Paper, Part 5
Bill Hammond, Yvonne Todd & Robin White
Over Seas Part Two
Bill Hammond
The Empire Strikes Back
Andrew Barber, Bill Hammond & Julian Schnabel
Teamwork
5 artists
Permanent Maroon
Bill Hammond
Cave Music
Bill Hammond
Cornwall Road Cave
Bill Hammond
What I Did Last Summer
9 artists

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