Warrior Chief Te Rauparaha, fixed in his canoe, Maori, Aotearoa New Zealand, southern Polynesia c 1835, wood, 43.5 x 50 x 32.5 cm. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
ACTease July 2014
Having spent most of my childhood years growing up on Norfolk Island in the South Pacific, I was excited to discover that one of the National Gallery of Australia’s latest exhibitions, Atua: Sacred gods from Polynesia (until 3 August) focuses on Polynesian culture; in particular the significance of their gods. Read more...