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Rua Moko in Paua Colours - M04146
original painting, acryl and mixed media on canvas, size: 610 mm x 305 mm
The Rua Moko series represents duality and the two differing views of the modern Maori to the outsider, being split into a tribal, indigenous race and still having to function in a modern European world. The relief glue panels give the dimension of carving in a contemporary way, accentuated by metallic highlights. I wish to explore modern techniques, and materials from the point of view of my Ancestors, including the paradox of materialism and earning a living, and quantity and speed vs. quality and craftsmanship.


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