Story: Light

‘Central Otago’ (3rd of 3)

‘Central Otago’

Rita Angus has been described as one of New Zealand’s most important artists. In this composite landscape she explores the strong lines of the mountains and hills in the South Island.

Courtesy of the Rita Angus Estate

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Oil painting by Rita Angus, 1940

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How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'Light - Light and the arts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/7715/central-otago (accessed 24 September 2020)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006