Reasons Why It’s Awesome to Get a Tattoo
Tattoos are popular now more than ever. People can have a multitude of reasons why to get a tattoo. For some, it’s a sort of memorial, while some consider their bodies as a blank canvas where…
‘Papatūānuku – the rhythm of the land’
Papatūānuku, the earth mother in Māori tradition, is seen as the birthplace of all things. This painting is by Victor Tukuafu, who is of Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Tongan descent.
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Atua Wāhine, Portrait | Sofia Minson Artist
Original painting SOLD, Flashe on canvas, 980 x 1700mm, 2016 Explore the story of the artwork >> Print sizes and editions (limited to 95) Regular museum archival paper print - 507 x 785mmLarge
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Papatuanuku, mother earth. In Māori tradition, Papatūānuku is the land. She is a mother earth figure who gives birth to all things, including people. Trees, birds and people are born from the land, which then nourishes them. Some traditions say that the land first emerged from under water. In the Māori creation story, Papatūānuku had many children with Ranginui, the sky father. Their children pushed them apart to let in the light.
1930's Maori New Zealand Vintage British Children's Poster
1930s New Zealand Maori British Vintage Poster AGE: c. 1930’s CONDITION: A, Linen Mounted These English posters were printed for children`s educational and stor
Vanessa Edwards | Solander Works on Paper Art Gallery
Vanessa Edwards graduated from the Quay School of Arts, UCOL Whanganui in 2002 with a major in Printmaking. Vanessa sees herself as a printmaker who likes to weave and often incorporates weaving into her predominantly drypoint prints. Of both Maori and European descent, Edwards uses her artwork as a means to explore her heritage and the influence of culture and tradition in society today.