Gordon Walters, pictured in 1990 towards the end of his career, was a pioneering artist who in the 1950s and 1960s created a new kind of painting that blended European abstract art with Maori motifs, notably the koru. He was a leading figure in the New Zealand modernist movement.
Kōrero: Walters, Gordon Frederick
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Michael Dunn. 'Walters, Gordon Frederick', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/5w7/walters-gordon-frederick (accessed 18 September 2019)