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Te Toi Whakairo: the Art of Maori Carving by Hirini Moko Mead

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Wood carving is one of the supreme expressions of New Zealand identity. Beginning with carving's mythical origins, Te Toi Whakairo explores the evolution of styles and techniques through the four main artistic periods to the present day, and provides detailed explanations of carving styles in different parts of the country, using examples from meeting houses and leading artists. Later chapters delve into the main structures, forms and motifs, and the role of the woodcarver, and explore the status of the art in contemporary New Zealand. This 2017 Oratia Paperback is in Mint condition.

ISBN: 9780947506377 SKU: 1195008 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.