Last night Christchurch painter Don Peebles received one of the Arts Foundation of New Zealand's Icon Awards. Couldn't happen to a nicer senior New Zealand abstract painter.
Don Peebles story - The Press
Other people Icon-ised last night: Ans Westra, Arnold Manaaki Wilson, Don Selwyn and Dr Raymond Boyce.
Earlier visual arts Icons: Ralph Hotere and Milan Mrkusich. See them all on the Art Foundation website.