traditional and contemporary art and pattern

Collection by May Cheung

20 
Pins
John Bevan Ford ‘Te Kura-o-Tauninihi no. Nz Art, Art For Art Sake, Abstract Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Metal Sculptures, Bronze Sculpture, Maori Patterns, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art

‘Te Kura-o-Tauninihi no. 2’

In this artwork by John Bevan Ford, an amokura (red-tailed tropic bird) soars over Maungatautari, the traditional mountain of the Ngāti Raukawa tribe. Waitohi, a sister of Ngāti Toa chief Te Rauparaha, urged Ngāti Raukawa leaders to return to the mountain, near the present-day town of ...

Painting Canvas Ideas Nature Design Studios New Ideas Primary School Art, Classroom Art Projects, School Murals, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Maori Art, Artists For Kids, Plant Art, Cool Paintings

Claudia Pond Eyley

A blog about food, art, travel, music, books and cryptic crosswords with some cartoons and quotations thrown in.

John Bevan Ford was inspired by the belief that land gives life, that it carries a spiritual essence and that it connects people. Abstract Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture, Wood Sculpture, New Zealand Tattoo, Polynesian Art, Shapes And Curves, Maori Designs, Nz Art, Maori Art

Spotlight on the Collection

Spotlight on the Collection features stories about individual items from the Puke Ariki Heritage Collection. From the extremely precious and awe-inspiring to the ordinary and utilitarian, Puke Ariki Heritage Collection items all have a story to tell.

john bevan ford Creation Myth, Maori Designs, Nz Art, Maori Art, Native Art, Medium Art, Art Google, Lace Shorts, Contemporary Art

‘Ko Tararua 5’

This painting by John Bevan Ford shows a cloak above Tararua (Arete peak) in the Tararua range, together with the rivers that run down the slopes. It calls to mind the traditional practice where a chief would claim authority over land by laying a cloak down...

Samoan artists who use the common threads and rich tapestry of their native Samoa to tell their own stories, their own way. Colours, textures, symbols of a romantic Pacific paradise, and the translocation of that heritage from Samoa. Tapas, Maori Symbols, Polynesian Art, Tiki Art, New Zealand Art, Native Design, Tribal Patterns, Flash Art, Linocut Prints

Founding Patron, Fatu Feu'u - Tautai

Tautai founding patron Fatu Feu’u speaks about the growth of the Pacific arts sector. Find more videos over on our YouTube channel: Tautai Arts

Full: Front Drawing of a Maori cloak flying over the Museum of Mankind, the British Museum and the River Thames, there are several boats in the river. Te Hono ki Ranana, The Connection with London, Pigment ink © The Trustees of the British Museum New Zealand Tattoo, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Pattern Art, Art Patterns, Diy Arts And Crafts, Pigment Ink, Eclectic Decor, British Museum

One Pink Goose

A slightly different blog post today as The Book has arrived at last. I haven’t mentioned it before on the blog because I was waiting to actually see it in the flesh so to speak. This is the wonderful book written by my brother’s partner Lesley Mary Close about extremely talented rug maker Heather Ritchie. I have mentioned Heather in a previous post but this is the first time that this book has seen the light of day. It is a beautifully crafted wonder about the life of a Yorkshire rag rug…

Downtown Upolu, by Sheyne Tuffery, is described as an exploration into the Wellington-based artist's Samoan heritage as well as an expression of. Polynesian Art, Nz Art, Pattern Art, Art Patterns, Custom Screen Printing, Maori Art, Painter Artist, Art Carved, Still Life Art

Exhibitions opening

Downtown Upolu, by Sheyne Tuffery, is described as an exploration into the Wellington-based artist's Samoan heritage as well as an expression of...

A biography and brief visual catalogue for New Zealand visual artist, painter, printmaker, and film director, Claudia Pond Eyley Plant Painting, Artist Painting, New Zealand Art, Maori Art, Pattern Art, Art Patterns, Printmaking, Water Lilies, Pond

Visual Artist, Painter, Printmaker, Film Director

Claudia Pond Eyley NZ - Printmaker.

A biography and brief visual catalogue for New Zealand visual artist, painter, printmaker, and film director, Claudia Pond Eyley New Zealand Art, Still Life Art, Water Lilies, Film Director, Artist Painting, Printmaking, Pond, Contemporary Art, Fair Grounds

Visual Artist, Painter, Printmaker, Film Director

Love the vibrancy of this one.

Check out Alofa umo Potai by Fatu Feu'u at New Zealand Fine Prints Print Store, Reference Images, South Pacific, Printmaking, Screen Printing, Contemporary Art, Culture, Fine Art, Art Prints

Alofa umo Potai by Fatu Feu'u

Large Limited Edition ScreenprintImage size in millimetres: 600 x 740Limited edition of 30Originally titled Alofa umo Somoa - our reference image is of the Artist Proof and the name of the edition changed once it was finally printed. We have the last of this edition in stock, number 30/30.Like this Fatu Feu'u print? You will find more prints like Alofa umo Potai by Fatu Feu'u in these collections at New Zealand's specialist art print store:Fatu Feu'u PrintsEditions by Contemporary New…