Paris / Musée du Quai Branly / Collections et expositions
Le bâtiment du musée du quai Branly a été conçu par l’architecte Jean Nouvel. Il se compose de quatre bâtiments reliés par des passerelles et disposés sur un terrain de 39 000m². Epousant la courbure douce de la Seine au pied de la tour Eiffel, il est juché sur pilotis et prévu pour être -à terme- niché dans la verdure. www.quaibranly.fr/ Le pavillon des Sessions au sein du palais du Louvre accueille également une exposition d'objets du musée. V
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Tame Iti, the Maori who terrorises the Kiwis
All singing all dancing, tattooed and pierced from head to toes - who would have thought any indigenous New Zealander would end up in the docks for
These highly detailed wood carvings have more or less spiritual meanings. They are undoubtedly made with real craftsmanship. Just like many other Maori art forms they were used as vessels to pass on tribal history
photographic print (colour) | British Museum
Photochemical print (colour); portrait of a Maori man, Atama Paparangi, showing head and shoulders; with facial moko (tattoo), wearing hei tiki (neck pendant), shark tooth ear ornament, huia feathers in his hair, and a korowai (tag cloak); New Zealand.
Moko (Maori face tattoo) Mask by John Collins.
Ever since I was a child, I’ve been drawn to Maori design and have wanted to own some Maori sculpture. Last year My wife and I were in Auckland New Zealand on a stop over from a trip to the US and Mexico, so I thought it would be a good time to buy some…