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John Bevan Ford

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John Bevan Ford ‘Te Kura-o-Tauninihi no. Nz Art, Art For Art Sake, Abstract Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Metal Sculptures, Bronze Sculpture, Maori Patterns, Underwater Painting, Maori Designs

‘Te Kura-o-Tauninihi no. 2’

In this artwork by John Bevan Ford, an amokura (red-tailed tropic bird) soars over Maungatautari, the traditional mountain of the Ngāti Raukawa tribe. Waitohi, a sister of Ngāti Toa chief Te Rauparaha, urged Ngāti Raukawa leaders to return to the mountain, near the present-day town of ...

John Bevan Ford was inspired by the belief that land gives life, that it carries a spiritual essence and that it connects people. Abstract Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture, Wood Sculpture, New Zealand Tattoo, Polynesian Art, Shapes And Curves, Maori Designs, Nz Art, Maori Art

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John Bevan Ford was inspired by the belief that land gives life, that it carries a spiritual essence and that it connects people.

He Pihi: The Shoots John Bevan Ford; 1989; Art And Illustration, Art Maori, Maori Patterns, Nz Art, Collaborative Art, Community Art, Pattern Art, Art Drawings, Ford

He Pihi: The Shoots ; John Bevan Ford; 1989; 89/12 on NZ Museums

"The He Pihi series, in which this work can be placed, “asserts the complementary nature of sky and earth, providing an interplay of opposite and contrasting peaks and curves. Generative energies of the earth are echoed as generative energies of the sky. A white area with its own flowing depth and breadth divides the earth and sky.” (Judith Dell Panny, John Bevan Ford Paintings (Auckland: David Bateman, 2004), 32.)"