Visiting the Waitomo Caves

Maker
Richard Frizzell
Production date
29 Jan 1981
Description
The artist depicts, in the manner of a mid-20th century tourism poster, a number of figurers admiring the interior of a cave at Waitomo. The scene is set within a large black painted 'frame', on which is inscribed the name of the work, date and artist's name. The painted scene is balanced but not symmetrical, in its composition. Colour accents of red, blue and green draw the eye into and around the painting.
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Object detail

Production date
29 Jan 1981
Media/Materials
Enamel on board
Measurements
823 x 995mm (image)
856 x 1027 x 38mm (frame) Verified by LW & AD
Production place
Department collection type
Credit line
Trust Waikato Art and Taonga Collection
Accession number
2013/11/3

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