Contemporary Maori and Indigenous Australian art. Black Australia

Contemporary Maori and Indigenous Australian art. Black Australia
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Contemporary Māori and Indigenous Australian art are the focus of next suite of exhibitions at Auckland Art Gallery. Great events, Yareah friends. Don’t miss them!

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Contemporary Māori and Indigenous Australian art. Black Australia

Opening 15 February is Arnold Manaaki Wilson: Pou Ihi | Pou Whenua | Pou Tangata, a tribute to the late Māori sculptor and painter, whose work can also be seen on the carved kauri pou (posts) at the entrance to the Gallery.

From 22 February, experience Five Māori Painters an overview of current contemporary practice through the works of Kura Te Waru Rewiri, Robyn Kahukiwa, Emily Karaka, Saffronn Te Ratana and Star Gossage.

And opening 28 March is the largest and most significant exhibition of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art ever shown in New Zealand in My Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia – a touring show from Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts.

Video: About Maori Art. In New Zealand. They’re doing great carving on jades, animal bones, shells, woods, even themselves…

Enjoy your day, Yareah friends. Art is everywhere and up to you!

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