Douglas MacDiarmid

Douglas MacDiarmid is an acclaimed New Zealand expatriate painter with an international reputation spanning seven decades. His artwork is sought for its diversity of style and vibrant colour. Born in Taihape and schooled in Timaru, he has lived in France since the 1950s and continued to push new creative boundaries into his 90s.

A biography of the life and times of Douglas MacDiarmid is now available.

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Retrospective Cell Formation (2013) by Douglas MacDiarmid (acrylic, 30 x 23cm)


Stories behind notable paintings from the past 70 years

Portrait of Douglas MacDiarmid (1970s), captured by Frank Hofmann.


Insights into an adventurous life dedicated to paint

Life and Times of Douglas MacDiarmid biography

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