Associate Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister
Judith Tizard said today she was saddened to learn of the
death of New Zealand artist Pat Hanly, after a long struggle
against Huntington's disease.
"The news of Pat's death is
very sad. He made a huge contribution to New Zealand art. He
had a passion for both painting and print-making and has
been a wonderful teacher to many people."
"Pat is widely
regarded as one of our leading modernist painters. His work
is displayed in many galleries around New Zealand. He also
created wonderful murals for Auckland Airport, the
University of Auckland and the Aotea Centre.
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