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Luit H Bieringa was director of the Manawatu Art Gallery, succeeding Mr I E North, in 1971. He later became Director of the National Art Gallery, from 1979 - 1999. Luit Bieringa was born in Holland but spent most of his life in New Zealand. After graduating with a BA from Auckland University, he studied art in Perugia, Italy. He returned to New Zealand in 1966 and gained a Master of Arts in German. Mr Bieringa taught at Selwyn College in Auckland for three years. He is pictured here with one of the works from the exhibition of Italian sculptures by Emilio Greco. Article in Manawatu 11 March 1974. Article in Manawatu Standard 11 March 1974.

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2013P_Pi279_006711
Title
Luit H. Bieringa, Former Director of the National Art Gallery
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Coolstore
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Public Photograph Collection Pi 279
Date
March 1974

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