Selwyn Muru

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Ethnicity: Ngāpuhi, Te Aupōuri Date of Birth: 06 Sep 1937 Place of Birth:Te Hapua/Northland (region)/New Zealand Nationality: New Zealand

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Selwyn Muru - Auckland Art Gallery, Archway for Henry Moore 1986  Kauri, Rimu, exotic timber

Selwyn Muru

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is the largest art institution in New Zealand, with a collection numbering over 15,000 works. These include major holdings of New Zealand historic, modern and contemporary art, and outstanding works by Māori and Pacific Island artists, as well as European painting, sculpture and print collections ranging in date from 1376 to the present day.

Timespanner: Adding colour to an Auckland gateway

Adding colour to an Auckland gateway

Te Waharoa o Aotea (1990) has seen drabber days of existence, such as here, and here. Not any more, though. Artist Selwyn Muru, in honour of the reopening of Aotea Square, has added to the sculpture, and coloured it up. I like it. Removed while the Council were renovating the square, it seems to be the only piece of art that has made it back. It's massive (and hard -- I've knocked my head against it twice in the past) and was dismantled piece by piece. It includes Hone Tuwhare's (1922-2008)…

Ans Westra Netta Wharehoka, Ngahina Okeroa and Materena Ran - Kupa from Taranaki sit with a photograh of Te Whiti at Selwyn Muru's exhibition opening - "Parihaka", The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, 1979 Silver gelatin print 212 x 255mm

Ans Westra Netta Wharehoka, Ngahina Okeroa and Materena Ran - Kupa from Taranaki sit with a photograh of Te Whiti at Selwyn Muru's exhibition opening - "Parihaka", The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, 1979 Silver gelatin print 212 x 255mm

Selwyn Muru - Ngapuhi, Ngati Rangi, Ngati Hine 1991

Te Huringa / Turning Points: TAONGA/ALL THAT IS VALUED

Selwyn Muru Part 1

Selwyn Muru Part 1

This Waka Huia documentary will delve in to Selwyn Muru's passion for music, art, theatre and poetry by looking at the people who influenced him, where these...

Waharoa, Selwyn Muru, Queen St, AKL

Waharoa - a photo on Flickriver

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selwyn muru ,waharoa  aotea square 1990

selwyn muru ,waharoa aotea square 1990