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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.
At Koriniti Marae - Whanganui River Region
Koriniti Marae is nestled into a pretty hollow just above the Whanganui River. It's a lovely marae with a selection of fascinating buildings, including a cute-as-a-button church. I took these photographs llast time I visited the marae, in 2010. The Whare Karakia - literally, the House of Prayers. Carving Detail Painted kowhaiwhai detail above the mahau (front porch) of one of the wharenui (meeting houses). Kowhaiwhai patterns vary from tribe to tribe (iwi to iwi) and many iwi have patterns…
MAORI PORTRAITS [1860-1900] FEATURED IN SOME/THINGS CHAPTER005 — SOME/THINGS
SOME/THINGS CHAPTER005 features maori portraits from the unreleased series Negative Kept by art researcher MICHAEL GRAHAM-STEWART, in association with JOHN GOW, Director of John Leech Gallery. Their previous publication, Out of Time: Maori and the Photographer 1860-1940 , featured more