Practically every little town and suburb in New Zealand has at least one fish and chip shop. Unpretentious and utilitarian, they are usually owned and staffed by a husband-and-wife team. Robin White’s 1975 oil painting, ‘Fish and chips, Maketu’ captures the simple charm of the local ‘greasy’.
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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Oil painting by Robin White
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