Matariki Whetu- Stars For Matariki
With Matariki just around the corner again, my year 5-8 class has started learning more about the Māori New Year. This year we decided to make mixed media stars (whetū) as part of our learning. In…
Annie Smits Sandano – Parnell Gallery
Annie Smits Sandano was born in Brazil and has lived between New Zealand and her home country for the past ten years. She has undertaken her art training on an international level: beginning in the USA, where she attended the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design. There she strengthened her [...Read More ..]
Hine-nui-i-te-po (Ancestress of the Night) by June Northcroft Grant: Hine-nui-te-pō ("Great woman of night") is a goddess of night and death and the ruler of the underworld in Māori mythology. She is a daughter of Tāne. She fled to the underworld because .... The red colour of sunset comes from her. Finish the myth - And that is why today red is the colour of the sunset.
Ngataiharuru TAEPA works
Works by Ngataiharuru TAEPA: Oranga, 2018 , Maramatanga, 2018 , Te Hihiri, 2018 , Te Kukune, 2018 , Te Mahara, 2018 , Te Pupuke, 2018 , Tupuranga, 2018 , Wananga, 2018 , Mata Rau #1, 2016 , Mata Rau #2, 2016 , Mata Rau #3, 2016 , Mata Rau #4,...
You say rod with a circle on the end of it and I say rod with a circle on the end of it
In the land of lookalikes, how astonishing is this? In 1956 Brazilian artist Ivan Serpa was experimenting with the idea of a series of ro...
Sacred Mirrors Art Exhibition | Sofia Minson Art | Sofia Minson Artist
Sacred Mirrors is Sofia Minson's 2017 series of paintings exhibited at Parnell Gallery in Auckland, New Zealand. Maori portraits, wild oceans, New Zealand mountain landscapes and animals decorated with sacred geometry celebrate Māori, Christian, Hindu and Egyptian art and myths.