Maori Tattoo: The Definitive Guide to Ta Moko - Zealand Tattoo
Maori Tattoo (Ta Moko) - the definite guide to Maori tattoo designs and symbols, including fish hook tattoos, patterns, styles and the meanings behind different tribal tattoos.
At the moment I'm interested in basing the concept of the underlying typeface on the tukutuku framework or panels. tukutuku panels are important features of wharenui holding important storytelling in...
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Les and Milly Paris art auction realises $3.7m in New Zealand
The remarkable art collection of Les and Milly Paris has seen brilliant results at a dedicated September 19-20 sale in Auckland, which was boosted by bids from
Page Galleries artists: Derek Cowie, Paul DIBBLE, Andrew Drummond, Dick FRIZZELL, Max GIMBLETT, Marita Hewitt, Michael Hight, Karl Maughan, Sarah Munro, Reuben Paterson, Toby Raine, Heather STRAKA, Ngataiharuru TAEPA, Elizabeth THOMSON, Jasmine Togo-Brisby, John WALSH, Emily Wolfe, Mountford Tosswill Woollaston, Rita Angus, Ben Cauchi, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Philip CLAIRMONT,...
Painting No. 1; Gordon Walters; 1965; 1966/4 on NZ Museums
Gordon Walters made his first studies using the koru motif in 1956. His early interest in Maori art was reinforced in the 1940s by émigré Dutch artist Theo Schoon and in the '50s by experience of abstract art in Europe. Over the following decade he developed and simplified the ideas expressed in those early studies, culminating in the painting Te Whiti, 1964, and this work, exhibited at the artist's first major one-person show in 1966. For Walters, the koru motif was a way of making sense of…
Interior wall decoration in a wharenui (meeting house), New Zealand. Both interior and exterior of the traditional meeting house is carved with ancestral figures separated by geometric woven flax designs.Old wharenui are still maintained and used while new ones are still built wherever Maori congregate.
This is a taniko band of green, white and black. I really like the colours because they all match and go together really well and you can see the vertical diamond shapes going through. It is nicely stitched and the black outline really stands out really well.
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