Author(s): Roger Boyce & Justin Paton & Eleanor Hearney
Roger Boyce: The Illustrated History of Painting is a 111 page hardback publication that documents Roger's 100 painting series of the same name. The book also features essays by Justin Paton, author of Montana Award-winner How to Look at a Painting and Eleanor Heartney, independent art critic and writer for Art in America and The New York Times.
First exhibited at the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu in 2010, Roger Boyce’s paintings reimagine the history of painting as a tragicomedy packed with stunts, mishaps and wild endeavors. Born Denver, CO, USA, Boyce is the senior lecturer in painting at Canterbury University in Christchurch. He has exhibitited in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Christchurch and Paris, and his work is represented in the collections of numerous institutions such as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Christchurch Art Gallery, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, New York University, the University Art Museum and University of California at Berkeley.