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Toi Whakairo, Te
 

Toi Whakairo, Te (Paperback)

By Moko Mead, Hirini
By Mead, Sidney Moko

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 carv...ing styles in different parts of the country, using examples from meeting houses and leading artists.Later chapters delve into the the main structures, forms and motifs, and the role of the woodcarver, and explore the status of the art in contemporary New Zealand. Practical guidance is given for use of materials, tools, techniques, surface and background decoration, the human figure, and carving poupou.
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ISBN 9781877514821
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780947506377
Published NZ 16 Sep 2015
Publisher Oratia Media
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781877514821
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Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher Oratia Media
Imprint Libro International
Published 16 Sep 2015
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Moko Mead, Hirini
By Mead, Sidney Moko
Category Art Of Indigenous Peoples
Carving & Carvings
Modelling (In Clay, Wax & Other Plastic Materials)
Art Techniques & Principles
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
Number of Pages 276
Dimensions Width: 180mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 27mm
Dewey Code 736.40993
Weight 624g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Art, Maori, Wood-carving, Maori, Wood-carving, Maori - New Zealand
NBS Text Fine Arts / Art History
ONIX Text General/trade

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