In this 1980 acrylic painting Alan Taylor places the Whanganui River settlement of Ātene (Athens) among oversized birds, vivid flowers and other plants, and a richly coloured sky and landscape. Ātene’s church is visible in the distance.
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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Collection
Acrylic on canvas by Alan Taylor
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