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Pou whakairo (freestanding carved figure), ca 1840, Maker unknown. Oldman Collection. Gift of the New Zealand Government, 1992. Te Papa

Pou whakairo (freestanding carved figure), ca 1840, Maker unknown. Oldman Collection. Gift of the New Zealand Government, 1992. Te Papa

A pou tokomanawa from our Oldman collection which was on display in Copenhagen is now going to be on display in Seattle from 14 February to 29 April 2012. Art Centre Basel created, in collaboration with Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen and Seattle Art Museum, Seattle the exhibition Gauguin and Polynesia: An Elusive Paradise. The exhibition will examine the complex and dynamic relationship between the artworks of Paul Gauguin and the Polynesian art he encountered after his arrival in Tahiti in 1891.  

http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/exhibit/exhibitDetail.asp?WHEN=UPCOMING&eventID=20873

 

City Gallery Wellington will open The Obstinate Object: Contemporary New Zealand Sculpture exhibition on 24 February 2012. This exhibition is part of the  New Zealand International Arts Festival.
From our collection Ritual by Don Driver will be included in this exhibition

Ritual, 1982, New Plymouth. Driver, Don. Purchased 1989 with New Zealand Lottery Board funds. Te Papa

Ritual, 1982, New Plymouth. Driver, Don. Purchased 1989 with New Zealand Lottery Board funds. Te Papa

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