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Gallery owner pays tribute to legendary artist

Saturday 11 September 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Art, Features

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Gallery owner pays tribute to legendary artist
Internationally-renowned Kiwi artist Billy Apple and Rarotonga Bergman Gallery owner Ben Bergman with the Black Pearl edition of From the Collection. BERGMAN GALLERY/21090808

Internationally-renowned Kiwi artist Billy Apple had been scheduled to land on Rarotonga today for his second exhibition in the Cook Islands. Apple died after a short illness at his Auckland home on Monday. Rarotonga Bergman Gallery owner Ben Bergman connected with Apple over several years and shares his memories of the artist with Al Williams.

Internationally-renowned Kiwi artist Billy Apple had been scheduled to land on Rarotonga today for his second exhibition in the Cook Islands. Apple died after a short illness at his Auckland home on Monday. Rarotonga Bergman Gallery owner Ben Bergman connected with Apple over several years and shares his memories of the artist with Al Williams.


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