(1920 - 1979)
Molly Macalister was active/lived in New Zealand. Molly Macalister is known for sculpture.
Biography Molly Macalister
Invercargill born Molly Macalister was a passionate advocate for sculpture at a time when very little was made or exhibited in New Zealand. A founding member of the New Zealand Society of Sculptors and Associates (1961) and honorary life member from 1979, she was the prime mover behind the 1971 international sculpture symposium held in Auckland.
Her public commissions include Maori Warrior, 1964 in Auckland's Queen Street and Little Bull, 1967 in Hamilton Gardens. These two monumental bronzes have a quiet strength and power, conveying deep respect for their subjects - a characteristic of all Macalister's work. Other works from this period are stone carvings for the ark in the Auckland synagogue and a
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