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Toi tū, toi ora : contemporary Māori art

Contributor(s): Language: English, Māori Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Random House New Zealand, 2022Description: 383 pages : illustrations ; 32 cmISBN:
  • 9780143776734
  • 0143776738
Uniform titles:
  • Toi tū, toi ora (2022)
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Contents:
He mihi / Helen Te Hira -- Foreword: The art of having faith in ourselves / Moana Jackson -- Toi tū toi ora: contemporary Māori art / Nigel Borell -- Ira atua = The divine realm -- Ira tangata = Humankind -- Afterword / Elizabeth Ellis -- Works illustrated -- Chronology / Taarati Taiaroa -- Artist biographies -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Index.
Summary: "Drawing on centuries of indigenous knowledge and skill, it reflects a Maori world view, life in this land and the debates that continue to shape it. Based on the ... 2020-21 exhibition staged by Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, and edited by the show's curator Nigel Borell, Toi Tu Toi Ora tells the story of contemporary Maori art from the 1950s to the present day, with more than 200 works by110 Maori artists. From carving to painting, video art to jewellery, body adornment to weaving, this is a powerful expression of the vast creativity and diversity within Maori art, linked across time and place through the Maori creation story and revealing profound connections to whakapapa, to whenua and to the spiritual world. Every work is illustrated in full colour and described in illuminating captions that are bilingual in English and te reo Maori"--Publisher information.
List(s) this item appears in: 2022 New: Fine Arts
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Book Limited Loan Book Limited Loan Whitecliffe Library NZ & Pacific NZ & Pacific NZ&P N 7406 TOI (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 0014156
Book Book Whitecliffe Library NZ & Pacific NZ & Pacific NZ&P N 7406 TOI (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 2 Available 22940840

He mihi / Helen Te Hira -- Foreword: The art of having faith in ourselves / Moana Jackson -- Toi tū toi ora: contemporary Māori art / Nigel Borell -- Ira atua = The divine realm -- Ira tangata = Humankind -- Afterword / Elizabeth Ellis -- Works illustrated -- Chronology / Taarati Taiaroa -- Artist biographies -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Index.

"Drawing on centuries of indigenous knowledge and skill, it reflects a Maori world view, life in this land and the debates that continue to shape it. Based on the ... 2020-21 exhibition staged by Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, and edited by the show's curator Nigel Borell, Toi Tu Toi Ora tells the story of contemporary Maori art from the 1950s to the present day, with more than 200 works by110 Maori artists. From carving to painting, video art to jewellery, body adornment to weaving, this is a powerful expression of the vast creativity and diversity within Maori art, linked across time and place through the Maori creation story and revealing profound connections to whakapapa, to whenua and to the spiritual world. Every work is illustrated in full colour and described in illuminating captions that are bilingual in English and te reo Maori"--Publisher information.

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