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Man And Woman Kissing

ArtistDick Frizzell
Production Date1984
Mediumacrylic on board
Size1258 x 1258 mm
DepartmentNew Zealand Art
Subjectsmen, women, love, lovers, couples
Accession DateSep 1984
Accession NoC1994/1/126
Credit LineChartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1984


As with Pablo Picasso’s late paintings of passion, the woman and man are wholly integrated together. Their hugging gestures mirror each other in their physical intensity and mutual devotion. Dick Frizzell’s ‘marriage’ painting rejoices in the kiss of a newly wed couple. (Self and Other, 2003)

Exhibition History

Auckland Art Gallery
Self and Other
19 December 2003 - 17 October 2004
Curated by Ron Brownson