native art: new zealand

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Maori Carving

Rotorua, New Zealand

Dated 1761 Memento Mori of a carved wooden coffin, enclosing a skeleton in shroud, with ivory skull set behind glass.

A Memento Mori of a Carved Wooden Coffin

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Te Mata o Tāne-nui-ā-rangi carved by Lyonel Grant, Bernard Makoare and Manos Nathan 2011. The face of Tāne-nui-ā-rangi.

Maori wooden head- Brighton Museum, UK New Zealand

Maori wooden head- Brighton Museum, UK

Historic Maori Carving in Otago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Historic Maori Carving in Oago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand

Bobby West Tjupurrula / Tingari Cycle, 2002 187 x 157 cm

Bobby West Tjupurrula. Tingari Cycle, 2002

Cast glass by Evelyn Dunstan

Te Rongo Kirkwood.

Also known as "Bull-roarer" and made of bone, wood or stone, they are blade-like and swing on a long cord producing a loud, deep whirring that can be heard from a distance.

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Rangi Kipa

Rangi Kipa

'Navigator' mask (Staron) by Rangi Kipa

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John Bevan Ford.

‘Ko Tararua 5’

This painting by John Bevan Ford shows a cloak above Tararua (Arete peak) in the Tararua range, together with the rivers that run down the slopes. It calls to mind the traditional practice where a chief would claim authority over land by laying a cloak down...

Artist Unknown Possible Herb Kane

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Detail from a tāhūhū (ridgepole of a house), Ngāti Awa, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, circa Believed to represent one of two ancestors: Tūwharetoa or Kahungunu. Wake Island, Polynesian People, Maori Art, Makeup Designs, Native Art, Papua New Guinea, Popular Culture, Auckland, New Zealand
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Detail from a tāhūhū (ridgepole of a house), Ngāti Awa, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, circa 1840. Believed to represent one of two ancestors: Tūwharetoa or Kahungunu.