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The 2018 Icon Awards
There are some artists whose contribution is extraordinary. They have dedicated their lives to their practice and represent an exceptional contribution to the nation. The Arts Foundation honours these artists as Icons.
Icon Awards 2018: Five new Icon Award recipients announced
Five Great New Zealand Artists
Yono Soekarno on the Icon Awards and remembering Jack Body
Arts Foundation Executive Director Simon Bowden speaks with Yono Soekarno about Jack Body and the Icon Awards.
John Edgar – Meet the makers behind our awards
In this series we introduce you to the dedicated artists who have created symbols for each our awards. The awards are a representative symbol honouring excellence in the arts in New Zealand. Today we hear from John Edgar ONZM who created The Arts Foundation Icon awards.