Soph, House Of Satori: This is a photo of George Nuku,Maori master carver, sculptor artist and bearer of Ta Moko (traditional Maori tattoo).  Pacific and Aotearoa / New Zealand.

embodied symbols in traditional and contemporary tattoos and body modification in the Pacific and Aotearoa / New Zealand. This is a photo of George Nuku,Maori master carver, sculptor artist and bearer of Ta Moko (traditional Maori tattoo).

Stamp and stencil art by 11 Post Studio - Hei Tiki

Stamp and stencil art by 11 Post Studio - Hei Tiki

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.

In Māori tradition, Papatūānuku is the land. She is a…

http://www.madeleinecasey.com/gallery/albums/archive-non-series-works-/kehua-112x92-2007.jpg

http://www.madeleinecasey.com/gallery/albums/archive-non-series-works-/kehua-112x92-2007.jpg

Artist: Reweti Arapere  One-pu  year: 2010  size: 1820 x 800 x 10 mm  media: acrylic and aerosol on plywood

Artist: Reweti Arapere One-pu year: 2010 size: 1820 x 800 x 10 mm media: acrylic and aerosol on plywood

Tiki with a guitar by scottyleesmith awesome fusion of maori art and music.

Tiki with a guitar by scottyleesmith awesome fusion of maori art and music.

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