Kōrero: Auckland region

Motorway art

Motorway art

Auckland’s motorway – which partially encircled the central city – inspired this 1969 painting by Robert Ellis, ‘Motorway/city’. In a composition that resembles a map, the white lines represent the motorway; the yellow lines are streets.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Oil on board by Robert Ellis

Permission of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Expansion: 1941–1979', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/15909/motorway-art (accessed 31 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016