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Sir Peter honoured as ‘Arts Icon’

June 24, 2011 at 6:08 am by linuxelf  - 

According to the Oxford English Dictionary an ‘icon’ is a person regarded as “a representative symbol” or “worthy of veneration”.

It’s a definition – according to the Arts Foundation – fitting for Sir Peter Jackson.

He’s famed for his cameos on the big screen, but Sir Peter admits the last place he’s comfortable is on camera – or receiving an Arts Icon award.

“I always imagine artists to be those people who work alone, by themselves, producing amazing things and I guess I always feel a little bit of a cheat because I work with such a big team of people.”

Read the full article and watch the video here [3 News]

Posted in Director news, Peter Jackson on June 24, 2011 by Source: 3News.co.nz