Alan Pearson - Painter

Articles and Reviews
CSA News No.55 May-June 1974. Pearson exhibition 14-28 May.
Landfall magazine Vol. No. 164, p.443 (Raymond Ward)
Landfall magazine Vol. No. 7. p.169 (illus)
Elva Bett Newsletter, No.8, 1978
Art New Zealand, issue 1 (T.L. Rodney Wilson)
Art New Zealand, issue 6 (Alan Pearson - travels)
Art New Zealand, issue 39 (Susan Foster)
Art New Zealand, issue 54 (Cassandra Fusco)
Art New Zealand, issue 60 (Anna Crighton)
Art New Zealand, issue 84 (Cassandra Fusco)
CSA News No.34 Nov-Dec 1970. Pearson exhibition Mar 1971.
Landfall magazine Vol. No. 27, p.153 (illus)
CSA News No.46 Nov-Dec 1972. Pearson exhibition May 1973.
CSA News No.66 Mar-Apr 1976. Pearson exhibition, Jun 1976
CSA Journal no. 125, 1985 (Alan Pearson).
CSA Preview, no. 54 Sep-Oct 1990. (Alison Pearson)
CSA News No.36, March 1971. Pearson exhibition 17-31 March.
1975 NZ Listener, August 28 (T.L.Rodney Wilson)
1977 Islands, vol. 7, p.169 (illus)
1979 Islands, vol.7 p.389 (Denys Trussell)
1987 NZ Listener, Apr 4 (Raymond Ward)
1989 NZ Listener, July 1994 (Chris Bourke)
1990 Rewi, Adrienne. The Press, Christchurch, 28 dec.
1999 NZ Listener, Oct 15 (Bruce Ansley)
2005 Shiels, Rosa. The Press, Christchurch
Exhibition Catalogues
1976 New Zealand Drawing. Auckland City Art Gallery.
1983 Edward Lucie-Smith, 5oth centenary exhibition, Leinster Gallery, London.
1984 Anxious Images : Aspects of recent New Zealand art. Auckland City Art Gallery.
1986 Roberts, Neil; Coley, John. Time away Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch.
1987 Ward, Raymond. Alan Pearson solo exhibition.Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
1991 Pearson, Alison. Visitations. Manawatu Public Art Gallery.
1991 Heaven and Blood, Painting and drawing by Alan Pearson,1957-1999. Robert McDougall Art Gallery and Hazard Press, Christchurch
1993 Pearson, Alison. West Coast en plein air painting.Canterbury Gallery, Christchurch
1993 Pearson, Alison.Go Home Pom. Canterbury Gallery.
1994 Good works, Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch.
1995 Pearson, Alison. Who are you looking at? Alan Pearson's self portraits 1967-1995. Manawatu Art Gallery.
2001 Mathera Mostra. Enrico Fillipucci Gallery, Matera, Italy.
2014 Past time is future time, recent paintings by Alan Pearson, 2014 Sanderson Contemporary Art, Auckland
2015 From the balcony, Alan Pearson at the opera, Sanderson Contemporary Art, Auckland
2019 Catchpole, Julie; Pearson, Alison; Pearson, Alan. Master of Grey: Alan Pearson, Suter Art Gallery, Te Aratoi o Whakatu, Nelson
1979 Cape Peter. New Zealand Painting since 1960: a study in themes and developments Collins, Auckland.
1979 Pilgrims: The Double 5 and 6, report for Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council. Pilgrims, Dunedin, 1978
1984 Bett, Elva. Drawing and painting: a complete study course for New Zealanders. Reed, Wellington, 1984.
1989 Ireland, Kevin. The New Zealand Collection. Random House, Auckland.
1991 Trussell, Denys. Alan Pearson: his life and art. Hazard Press, Christchurch
2000 A concise history of art in Canterbury 1850-2000. Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch, 2000.
2002 Chesterman, Sandra. Figure work: the nude and life modelling In New Zealand art. University of Otago Press, Dunedin.
2003 Rogers, Anna (ed.). The collections. Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch.
2004 Finlayson, Claire. This thing in the mirror: self portraits by New Zealand artists'(/i>. Craig Potton, Nelson.
2006 Sanderson, Kylie; Darragh, Tamara. The artists: a snapshot of contemporary New Zealand art practice, c.2007-2008. Artigiano Ltd, Auckland.
2007 Eggleton, David. Towards Aotearoa: A short history of 20th century New Zealand Art. Reed Publishing, Auckland,
2008 Wolfe, Richard. New Zealand portraits. Penguin, Auckland.
2008 Johnstone, Christopher. The painted garden in New Zealand art. Godwit/Random House, Auckland.
2008 Trussell, Denys. The expressive forest: essays on art and ecology in Oceania. Brick Row, Auckland.
2009 Sanderson, Kylie; Darragh, Tamara; Atherfold, Kim. The artists: 21 practitioners in New Zealand contemporary art c.2009-2011.Beatnik Publishing, Auckland, 2009.
2010 The Todd Corporation Art Collection, Grantham House Publishing, Wellington
2010 Pearson, Alison Alan Pearson: Expressionist Portraits, Alexandra Stewart Press
2010 The Public Catalogue Foundation, Oil paintings in public ownership in Northumberland, Tees Valley & Tyne and Wear", London
2014 Pearson, Alan, A painter's poems, 1961-2014, Alexandra Stewart Press, 2014
2014 Crighton, Anna, English, Colonial, Modern and Maori, the changing focus of the Robert McDougall Art Gallery 1932-2002, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014
2016 People, places, perspectives: Artworks from the collection, The Suter Te Aratoi o Whakatu, Nelson
2017 McEwan, Ann. Treasures of the Waikato, Trust Waikato, Hamilton
2017 A little book of Black Christchurch Art Gallery, Te Puna o Waiwetu
2019 Little book of Otautahi Christchurch, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu
2019 Art-tastic, Christchurch Art Gallery, Te Puna o Waiwhetu, 2019
© Alan Pearson 2009