Rita and Theo: Background to a Portrait

How did the relationship between Rita Angus and Theo Schoon influence Angus’ work?

Emeritus Professor Michael Dunn discusses this question, focussing especially on the portrait of Theo Schoon that Rita Angus painted in the 1940s.

Recorded in November 2008, as part of the exhibition Rita Angus: Life & Vision.

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Image: Rita Angus, 1969, by Marti Friedlander. Purchased 2007

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