Spotlight on the Collection
Spotlight on the Collection features stories about individual items from the Puke Ariki Heritage Collection. From the extremely precious and awe-inspiring to the ordinary and utilitarian, Puke Ariki Heritage Collection items all have a story to tell.
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.)"
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One Pink Goose
A slightly different blog post today as The Book has arrived at last. I haven’t mentioned it before on the blog because I was waiting to actually see it in the flesh so to speak. This is the wonderful book written by my brother’s partner Lesley Mary Close about extremely talented rug maker Heather Ritchie. I have mentioned Heather in a previous post but this is the first time that this book has seen the light of day. It is a beautifully crafted wonder about the life of a Yorkshire rag rug…
Auction « Thu, 08 Dec, 2011 « Work 20.000000
- 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.