John Bevan-Ford

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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. Abstract Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Ice Sculptures, Bronze Sculpture, New Zealand Tattoo, Polynesian Art, Shapes And Curves, Nz Art, Maori Art

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; Maori Patterns, Nz Art, Maori Art, Collaborative Art, Community Art, Pattern Art, Art Drawings, Illustration Art, 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.)"

View exhibitions and artworks by John Bevan Ford and enquire about works available for sale. Read our contemporary artist biography and browse related content. Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Maori Art, Futuristic Art, European Paintings, Collaborative Art, Artist Profile, Large Art

John Bevan Ford | Artist Profile, Exhibitions & Artworks

View exhibitions and artworks by John Bevan Ford and enquire about works available for sale. Read our contemporary artist biography and browse related content.

Full: Front Drawing of a Maori cloak flying over the Museum of Mankind, the British Museum and the River Thames, there are several boats in the river. Te Hono ki Ranana, The Connection with London, Pigment ink © The Trustees of the British Museum New Zealand Tattoo, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Pattern Art, Art Patterns, Diy Arts And Crafts, Pigment Ink, Eclectic Decor, British Museum

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…

Buck Nin Maori Designs, School Art Projects, Art School, New Zealand Art, Maori Art, European Paintings, Art Market, School Design, Traditional Art

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.