RITA ANGUS

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Self Portrait (1936-37) by New Zealand painter Rita Angus (1908-1970).

Rita Angus (New Zealander, 1908 - 1970)

Self Portrait (1936-37) by New Zealand painter Rita Angus (1908-1970).

Self-portrait (1967-68) by Rita Angus (1908-1970). Oil on hardboard, 577 x 405 mm.

Rita Angus | Collections Online

This is Rita Angus’s last completed self-portrait. She began it when she was nearly 60, saying ‘I wanted to paint age into it.’ Marti Friedlander, who photographed Angus in 1968, observed, ‘There was nothing at all self-conscious about her, and...

New Zealand painter Rita Angus (1908-1970) - Self-portrait

Rita Angus (New Zealander, 1908 - 1970)

New Zealand painter Rita Angus (1908-1970) - Self-portrait

Rita Angus, Mountain Biological Station, Cass (1936) watercolour. Collection University of Canterbury</p>

100 years of the Cass field station

Last weekend the University of Canterbury Biology Department celebrated the 100th anniversary of the field station at Cass with a symposium on Cass followed up with a field trip to the station.

Rita Angus, Untitled (Mountain Biological Station, Cass)

Paintings - Rita Angus - Australian Art Auction Records

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'Self Portrait in Green Jacket' (1936-7) by Rita Angus (1908-1970). Oil on canvas, 470 x 380 mm

Rita Angus: Selected Works | Exhibitions | Tauranga Art Gallery

This touring exhibition from Te Papa's collection, features 40 works covering the span of Angus' career.

Rita Angus (New Zealand 1908 - 1970), Lawrence Baigent, o/c, 1938-39/1943. Angus and Lawrence had much in common but importantly, both were pacifists. Angus painted this portrait in the late 1930s, adding the elephant in 1943, while looking for new symbols to express her pacifist beliefs. The elephant is one of the motifs from the Ajanta caves of India. Collection Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, NZ.

Rita Angus | Collections Online

Rita Angus and her neighbour Lawrence Baigent had much in common beyond their friendship with Leo Bensemann. Both loved poetry, literature, and music, and both were pacifists. Angus painted this portrait of Baigent in the late 1930s. She added the...

Goddess of Mercy by Rita Angus 1945 - 47 NZ Artist

Rita Angus | Collections Online

Goddess of Mercy by Rita Angus 1945 - 47 NZ Artist

Rita Angus /self portrait

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Rita Angus (New Zealand 1908 - 1970), Portrait of Jean Angus, o/c, 1937. Angus's sister Jean was seven years younger than Rita. The two siblings were close, although Jean was less assertive than Rita and complained about her sister's bossiness. Rita found Jean an attractive subject with her fine features and bobbed hair. She painted this portrait of her sister by firelight, taking an experimental approach in her use of strong colours and abstract patterns. Private collection.

Rita Angus | Collections Online

Rita Angus's sister Jean was practically a member of the Cambridge Terrace household. She was seven years younger than Rita and studied sculpture at art school in Christchurch. The two siblings were close, although Jean was less assertive than Rita...

Rita Angus, Still Life with Cyclamens

Rita Angus. 1908-70 New Zealand, Britain - List All Works

Art market auction sales from the 1970s to 2020 for 187 works by artist Rita Angus (1908-70), and values for over 18,000 other Australian and New Zealand artists.