Beyond the Koru by Sandy Adsett, Māori artist (KX30701)
Medium: acrylic on canvas. Size: 48 x 36 inches. These three paintings [Beyond the Koru, Crosspoint, To the Point] focus on this important time of contact, the Maori with the indigenous artists of the Northwest Coast. Our folklore, designs and patterns — we are sharing with each other, and have such a similarity in the Earth Mother, Sky Father, Star Land and creation stories.
Kiwiana: New Zealand Design Inspiration — miracle & wander
When I think of New Zealand design, I think of Maori illustrations, silver ferns, green stone, paua shells and woodcarvings. While I appreciate their historical and cultural significance, I’ve had a hard time finding a place for these things in my home without creating a tribal vibe in the place. If I’m being completely honest, it’s not all particularly my style (I hope I'm not offending anyone!) Sometimes I yearn to find unique items that make me feel inspired and that truly fit my…
Maori Carving Art Block Artearoa | Shop New Zealand
Ancient Designs Meet Modern Art, The beauty and grace of Maori carving is captured in this Acrylic Art Block from Artearoa. The graceful, spiraling curves meet in Koru and double Koru designs and are echoed in smaller curves which lap at the Koru like waves on a beach. Maori wood carving is an art form which has been practiced for centuries. The elegant, abstract designs in neutral wood tones of the photograph will compliment and enrich any space. Take home a piece of real New Zealand art…
Fig. 94. Parallel and beaded lines, after Anaha. — a, rauponga; b, whakatara; c, waharua; d, whakarare; e, unauna | NZETC
Fig. 94. Parallel and beaded lines, after Anaha.a, rauponga; b, whakatara; c, waharua; d, whakarare; e, unauna.
Whakairo rakau (Māori wood carving) | The Encyclopedia of Crafts in WCC-Asia Pacific Region (EC-APR)
Example of whakairo surface design with haehae/carved parallel ridges and pakati/notching. This is a detail of a waka huia/treasure box carved by Te Rangikapiki Fraser.
Weaving & Wearables – Kura Gallery: Maori and New Zealand Art + Design.
Kura Gallery Aotearoa Art + Design – we exhibit and sell an extensive range of original quality Maori and New Zealand made art and design that is unique to Aotearoa. Established in 1998 Kura has artspaces in both Auckland and Wellington and represents established and emerging Maori and New Zealand artists.