The Polynesian goddess of night, darkness and death; queen of the underworld. She is called 'Great Lady of the Night'. Hine-nui-te-Po is the daughter of Tane and Hina. When she learned that Tane, who took her as his wife, was also her father, she fled to the underworld where she rules ever since.
Phantom Tiki (Teal Blue) by Greg Straight
ScreenprintImage size in millimetres: 200 x 240Edition of 100 prints. Handprinted, then signed numbered and titled by the artist in pencil below image.This original screenprint brings together two important motifs in a clever example of contemporary New Zealand pop art printmaking. The comic book character The Phantom has been explored in paintings and prints by both Paul Hartigan and Dick Frizzell and the hei-tiki is regularly appropriated/referenced in New Zealand fine art. In this 2010…
Mana Wahine II sold – Kura Gallery: Maori and New Zealand Art + Design.
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.
NZ Art Prints, Framed NZ Art | endemicworld | Johnson Witehira Interview
Maori designer and artist Johnson Witehira (Tamahaki (Ngāti Hinekura), Ngā Puhi (Ngai-tū-te-auru), Ngāti Hauā) first came to our attention a couple of years ago, when he launched his graphic Maori Alphabet Blocks. Johnson is fast becoming one of NZ’s most recognised Maori designers, with a strong aesthetic that comes from combining traditional Maori form and pattern with ideas …