Toru Art Print by Reina Cottier
Toru art print by Reina Cottier. Our art prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All art prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
Ngaru Nui – sold
Kura Gallery Aotearoa Art + Design – we exhibit and sell an extensive range of original quality Maori and New Zealand made art and design that is unique to Aotearoa. Established in 1998 Kura has artspaces in both Auckland and Wellington and represents established and emerging Maori and New Zealand artists.
Taranga, the mother of Māui, stands over her newborn son, who floats on the ocean. Above her the baby lies on his mother's hair. When he was stillborn she set him into the sea wrapped in her tikitiki, a topknot of hair. Māui became known as Māui-tikitiki-a-Taranga. On one side of Taranga M...
Auction « Wed, 02 May, 2012 « Work 172.000000
- International Art Centre - Fine Art Dealers, Auctioneers & Valuers - Situated in the heart of Auckland's historic Parnell, the International Art Centre has been the centre of the New Zealand Art Market since 1971. The gallery features the best of New Zealand traditional art and a growing number of leading contemporary New Zealand artists, along with a varied selection of European paintings.
TATTOO TRADITION - MAORI PEOPLE
Maori woman by Ngaronoa Mereana Taki Moko Messages Every Moko, contain ancestral/tribal messages that pertain to the wearer. These messages narrate a wearer's family, sub-tribal and tribal affiliations and their placing within these social structures. In terms of the wearer's "placing", a message would basically contain the wearers "value" by way of their genealogy, perhaps their knowledge or expertise and their participation within each social level. Inherit or Credit There is a main thread…