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Angus, Rita

Collection by Kait Solan

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New Zealand painter, known as Rita McKenzie after 1941. she is credited as one of the leading figures in twentieth century New Zealand art. She worked primarily in oil and water colour, and is well known for her portraits and landscapes. After she died, her family discovered, neatly stacked in her Wellington studio, more than 600 paintings, drawings and sketchbooks. March 12, 1908 - January 25, 1970

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Rita Angus - An Artist’s Life by Jill Trevelyan. I’ve only just read it and was amazed by the intimate portrait of Rita Angus, revealed in h. Figure Painting, Painting & Drawing, Tamara Lempicka, Art Gallery, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Artist Life, Portrait Art, Figurative Art

Rita Angus (New Zealander, 1908 - 1970)

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

In this early self-portrait, Rita Angus presents herself as a poised and confident young woman. Casually dressed in a work shirt and a beret, she might have come straight from a class at art school. Angus was enjoying a new sense of independence. Female Portrait, Female Art, Matisse, Tamara Lempicka, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Woman Painting, Portraits, Art Deco

Rita Angus (New Zealander, 1908 - 1970)

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

One of Rita Angus’s best-loved paintings, Boats, Island Bay , celebrates the landscape and community of Wellington’s south coast. Fishing boats twist and bob on the tide, with the island of Tapu te Ranga on the horizon. Angus’s friend Betty Curnow. New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Kiwiana, Popular Art, Looks Cool, Art History, Folk Art, Naive, Fine Art Prints

Rudi and Rita

I’ve just finished reading Chris Roynane’s biography of Rudi Gopas. It was a good book in that it was ‘enlightening’ but oddly written. Gopas was a painting tutor/lecturer a…

This portrait of Rita Angus’s friend Marjorie Marshall, also an artist, is the pair to Angus’s unfinished Matisse, Selfies, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Figure Painting, Figurative Art, Female Art, Art History, Modern Art

New Zealand painter Rita Angus (1908-1970) | Marjorie Marshall (1938-9)

 Lotte Oil on panel cm) Sprengel Museum Hannover Paula Modersohn Becker, Jean Arp, Museum Hannover, Neo Rauch, Ludwig Meidner, Tristan Tzara, George Grosz, New Objectivity, Art History

Portrait of a Lady

Portrait of a Lady by T.S. Eliot (1917) I take my hat: how can I make a cowardly amends For what she has said to me? ...

Rita Angus (NZ Portrait of Douglas Angus, o/c, Douglas Angus arrived in Christchurch for a rowing tournament, disappointed to be billeted with his big sister Rita. Rockwell Kent, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Canadian Painters, Flash Art, Figurative Art, Female Art, Colour Yellow, Color

Rita Angus | Collections Online

In 1940, Douglas Angus arrived in Christchurch for a rowing tournament. To his disappointment, he was to be billeted with his big sister Rita. His attitude, however, soon changed: ‘I suddenly saw walking up the platform this most striking person,...

This is one of Rita Angus’s most important early works, which she painted while still a student. ‘The Aviatrix’ is Angus’s sister Edna, one of the first women in New Zealand to hold a pilot’s licence. Edna radiates the cool confidence of a modern. Artist Painting, Figure Painting, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Canadian Painters, Kiwiana, Portrait Art, Portraits, Dieselpunk

Rita Angus | Collections Online

This is one of Rita Angus’s most important early works, which she painted while still a student. ‘The Aviatrix’ is Angus’s sister Edna, one of the first women in New Zealand to hold a pilot’s licence. Edna radiates the cool confidence of a modern...

Rita Angus - A Goddess of Mercy, oil on canvas, 866 x 1945 - 47 Collection: Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu Matisse, Francoise Gilot, Folk, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Kiwiana, Canterbury, Public Art, Figure Painting

Rita Angus | Collections Online

Goddess of Mercy by Rita Angus 1945 - 47 NZ Artist

Rita Angus Scrub burning, Northern Hawke's Bay 1965 oil on board Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki purchased 1966 Auckland Art Gallery, Oil Painting Gallery, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Elements Of Art, Landscape Paintings, Abstract Paintings, Landscapes, Art Images

Scrub Burning, Northern Hawkes Bay" ca. 1965 by New Zealand artist, Rita Angus (1908 - 1970)

Mother and Child, Jean and Anton Jones with Portrait of Fred Jones behind by Rita Angus on Curiator, the world's biggest collaborative art collection. Tribute To Mom, Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Digital Museum, Madonna And Child, Collaborative Art, Sculpture, Mother And Child

Mother and Child (Jean and Anton Jones with Portrait of Fred Jones behind)

Rita Angus - Mother and Child (Jean and Anton Jones with Portrait of Fred Jones behind)