Paris / Musée du Quai Branly / Bâtiment, jardin, collections, expositions
Le bâtiment du musée du quai Branly a été conçu par l’architecte Jean Nouvel. Il se compose de quatre bâtiments reliés par des passerelles et disposés sur un terrain de 39 000m². Epousant la courbure douce de la Seine au pied de la tour Eiffel, il est juché sur pilotis et prévu pour être -à terme- niché dans la verdure. <a href="http://www.quaibranly.fr/" rel="noreferrer nofollow">www.quaibranly.fr/</a> Le pavillon des Sessions au sein du palais du Louvre accueille également une exposition…
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Tame Iti, the Maori who terrorises the Kiwis
All singing all dancing, tattooed and pierced from head to toes - who would have thought any indigenous New Zealander would end up in the docks for
Māori WISDOM PRAYERS
mask from New Zealand's indigenous culture He Atua matua kei runga he Atua Wahine kei raro i te maru o te katoa. Ahakoa ko te ira Tane ka moea i te ira Wahine tera te whakato a te Atua me tangata ora ... New Zealand bird Te Tūī Our Ancients Godds above and below, and within. Our Ancestress Feminine Chiefly energies and Chiefesses under the Sacred mantle of all Celestial and Divine Kin. Regardless of whether masculine. Regardless of whether feminine, these are both the seeds planted within…
These highly detailed wood carvings have more or less spiritual meanings. They are undoubtedly made with real craftsmanship. Just like many other Maori art forms they were used as vessels to pass on tribal history
photographic print (colour) | British Museum
New Zealand | Portrait of Atama Paparangi based on the photograph “Atama, a Rangi (chief) of the Arawa Maori, ca. 1920, showing traditional moko (facial tattooing) and skin carving” Seen here wearing hei tiki (neck pendant), shark tooth ear ornament, huia feathers in his hair, and a korowai (tag cloak). | Late 19th century
Sights in Banks Peninsula
Northeast of Akaroa, this museum has a respectable array of European pioneer artefacts, but it is the nationally significant Māori collection, featuring a repli…
Moko (Maori face tattoo) Mask by John Collins.
Ever since I was a child, I’ve been drawn to Maori design and have wanted to own some Maori sculpture. Last year My wife and I were in Auckland New Zealand on a stop over from a trip to the US and …