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Press release: Te Papa’s Rita Angus exhibition in London postponed to 2021
Rita Angus created a distinctive vision of a new, modern New Zealand. This landmark exhibition celebrates 40 years of her work.
Rita Angus is one of New Zealand’s most iconic artists.
Over the course of her life she produced a remarkable body of drawings, watercolours, and paintings. A committed feminist, and a pacifist, Angus’ work was deeply entwined with her view of the world. In her portraits and landscape paintings, with their distinctive clear colours and flat, graphic style, she created a unique image of 20th-century Aotearoa.
This will be the first time that Angus’ work has been presented on a world stage – a long-overdue international show for a woman who fundamentally changed New Zealand’s artistic landscape.
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