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"Mickey to Tiki Tu Meke" is a wonderful print by one of New Zealand's favourite artists, Dick Frizzell. Frizzell has humourously morphed Mickey Mouse into the tiki, a New Zealand design icon. Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Photo Mural, Maori Art, Kiwiana, Framed Prints, Art Prints, Art Studies

Mickey to Tiki by Dick Frizzell

Fine Art PrintImage size in millimetres: 735 x 480 This print is a superb fine art reproduction. "Mickey to Tiki Tu Meke" is a wonderful print by one of New Zealand's favourite artists, Dick Frizzell. Frizzell has humourously morphed Mickey Mouse into the tiki, a New Zealand design icon. Dick Frizzell (1943- ) studied art at the Canterbury School of Arts from 1960-1964 before working in advertising. Frizzell left advertising to lecture at the Elam School of Fine Arts in Auckland. Dick's…

In New Zealand we have what they call "State Houses." They are a NZ icon, a piece of Kiwiana.- Very similar to our first home after arriving from England in 1952 Nz History, 1940s Home, Central Otago, New Zealand Houses, Auckland New Zealand, Kiwiana, Social Housing, Beautiful Islands, Continents

State houses: 1940s state-house family

A family pose outside their house in the Lower Hutt state-housing suburb of Taitā in 1949. The dwelling is actually a double unit (semi-detached), designed to look like a single unit. These were erected to save money. Most tenants vied for a single-unit dwelling because they represented the New ...

‘Sign of the times’ is a layered photographic snapshot of the many urban and local superette signs that we identify as our Kiwi heritage. New Zealand Houses, Nz Art, Kiwiana, Typography, Lettering, Graphic Design Illustration, Graphic Artwork, Clever Design, In This World

SIGN OF THE TIMES' (VERTICAL) - NZ kiwiana collage (canvas wall art / framed print)

‘Sign of the times’ is a layered photographic snapshot of the many urban and local superette signs that we identify as our Kiwi heritage.

ROBIN WHITE: A Buzzy Bee for Siulolovao screenprint. From article Some Contemporary New Zealand Printmakers and their Processes of Work by Andrew Bogle in Art New Zealand: (No issue number given). Art Timeline, Buzzy Bee, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Art Folder, Maori Art, Kiwiana, Print Poster, White Art

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ROBIN WHITE: A Buzzy Bee for Siulolovao (1977) screenprint. From article Some Contemporary New Zealand Printmakers and their Processes of Work by Andrew Bogle in Art New Zealand: (No issue number given).

Buzzy Bee Tiki by Lester Hall for Sale - New Zealand Art Prints Bee News, Maori Patterns, Buzzy Bee, Tiki Art, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana, Sewing Art

Buzzy Bee Tiki

Buzzy Tiki. C'mon folks, does this need any explanation? Two favorite icons blended… a cultural ideal.

Shane Hansen is a Maori Artist based in Aotearoa New Zealand. He creates original paintings, limited edition prints and a range of objects and products. His artwork is mostly themed around native birds, his heritage and connection to the land. Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana, Art Pictures, Art For Kids, Screen Printing, Symbols

Tiki: More than decor - a symbol

We believe there is now emerging a deeper meaning to New Zealanders buying prints of symbols like tiki and koru than just a superficial decor trend. This article is a call to critically examine a casual dismissal of the extensive use of the tiki motif in particular as just another (temporary) phase of a wider kiwiana trend in NZ art prints that will pass. More than just a decorative piece a tiki print first and foremost represents an ongoing connection to Aotearoa/New Zealand. When a tiki is…