Kōrero: Light

‘Taranaki’ (1 o 3)

‘Taranaki’

In 1929 an English immigrant to New Zealand, Christopher Perkins, saw the ‘marvellous light’ as the key to painting in the country. Two years later he used this approach in his oil painting of Mt Taranaki (Mt Egmont) with a dairy factory in the foreground.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Oil painting by Christopher Edward Perkins

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:

Jock Phillips, 'Light - Light and the arts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/7702/taranaki (accessed 20 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006