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OTAGO ART SOCIETY

A NOTICE OF SOM F. EXHIBITS. No. V.--Thk I’lioTiott:\i-n-. Twelve member,: of the Dinirdiii Photographic Society exhibit .60 sni lies -asinatler mnn'oer iTian u. nai. nut the q’adtty is. v. n think, up to li!” avei.igc. Of the iand-cape-.-. the one.- thal apjetil !■> n-s in, most an .1. S. In vena's ’Em.va (reek' and • The Hoad m On- Eal-a'.' F. < l.iifli idge's ' Dunedin by Night.' S, Fai land’s ‘Summer.’ and .!. Bi ■muon s ‘Bine Trees.’ A. Diek-on'i-, areh it central exhibit, ‘file Sinflit. Bortim,' is striking as to the contrast, of glaring sunlight and deep shade, and in the pm trait tkis? lie .-ante exhibitor ha- a mo,-.; beautiful piece entiiled * By the Seaside,’ also a genre study, very nicely taken, iim siibj.-.t a village forge. Two good p-.rraits nr- sTe>wn by I*. -V. Edwards, and I - '. Waiiiish-y’.-purl rail entith'd ’Youth' is a ■. hai ming picture. Tin-; 1 ' 1 '< <mi-i: 11 1 io--. Exh ii;n

la our pi’dtminaic i nice «<* v<: nl iircsl the opinion Dial tin- ~tidbit- iy i-aa.l artists —a. phrase lliet is <last.u .mougli to include our Cauterimry iieigiiiior.- -were aliove lie- average in qiiidity. Thai opinion i- fuily cmniliied on ,1 detail examination. and the competitive wm k. lumg. as usual, in iim jflaU'onn tee---, is entitled to its lair sham of toe honor. Tb« students have done well. There are five competitions. In that for still-lire -indies there me seven exhibit.-, all in oils. Mis* Kathleen E. Salmond wins with an elaborate and dilfl, nk (oiiiposiiion wiiid, would he wdl ve.itiiy a- ifla,e in the gallery proper. ’1 he tifloring is icaily good, and some of the o'nje,a- f-n- in-tance the velvet laliie-, loi!,. ore won-iroudv taitiifu!. Miss Sa-lniond must 'nave won y easily. As betwcvi; Mi.,s E. M.nvari e.viii'oit and J. (,r;i ham's tin- judge may have had some difficulty, but the official verdict is right on a Irakuiring of the demerits, for the doubtfully-shaped egg in Mi.-.- Aio wat’s exhibit is not so imueenlfle a- the doiibt-fuily-icvi-i floor in Mr Graham'#. In the contest, for landscape in oils. Mis.- Rose M. Zeller wins, probably v. i;h not, much to spare, from Mi.-s A. E. Thcni-son. and a third entry, no place, I. c- nearly a:- good as cither. It- is, m short, a v-ry tied:!, able show, Theie are two landscapes in water color, and it may ..mike to -ay that Herbert Bron.-e, the wiiiner. is apnarent !y a more advanced stnch-nl than the olhtr. Five sUnlics of head.-- in oil# arc sent in. and there ran he no qne.-lion ihm- }.. riiompson deserves both first and second prizes, though some folk may prefer the* one place,.l second. Mi.-;-; F. Al'Kcdlai s exhibit is just as easily ahead of Die remaining two. Seven entries were made for tin, .study of a head in Gimsoai. an,! Jicr,* Alt## A. E. J’eny wins without- a doubt, whils. Mis? F. AE M’Kellar i- ; n her right pomtion a- second, but there was prohaliiy .some ,otn;,eli:i,.n for third place, tliis being assigned t,, .Mis# S. Buckhur.-t.

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OTAGO ART SOCIETY, Evening Star, Issue 15644, 7 November 1914

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OTAGO ART SOCIETY Evening Star, Issue 15644, 7 November 1914

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