Galerie Meyer is pleased to present a work by the noted Maori artist George NUKU at FRIEZE - MASTERS
On show will be a plexiglas Whare Toa (Warriors House), a container for Taonga (the Maori word for treasure) carved by George NUKU as an abode for sacred and prestigious works of art from the old Pacific Cultures. This Whare Toa will contain an important Hawaiian Royal necklace..
The inaugural ANU Pacific Studies Artist in Residence, Carl Pao, has had a wonderful impact on the Pasifika Australia outreach program, Pacific Studies staff and students, and our broader university community. Carl also gave a talk at the National Gallery and a workshop at the National Portrait Gallery. read more »
Please join us for the opening of LAND, SEA AND SKY: An Exhibition of Linocuts and Etchings by Torres Strait Artists Dennis Nona and Alick Tipoti, on August 9th from 7-9 pm.
The exhibition continues until September 20th. read more »
Please join us for the launch of The Melbourne Tapa - A 20-meter long artwork by 13 pacific Island women, the first of its kind made in Australia. The project is led by guest curator Loketi Niua Latu and will be displayed at Tongaat Craft Victoria, 31 Flinders Lane, Melbourne on Thursday 2 August at 6pm.
Please view the attachments for additional information on the media release and artist bios.
Michel Tuffery - Siamani Samoa (German Samoa) Exhibition
June 13-July 14, 2012, Michel Tuffery will show commercially in Australia for the first time in a decade at Andrew Baker Art Dealer in Brisbane Australia. Entitled Siamani Samoa (German Samoa), Michel’s main theme in the exhibition is the German colonial administration of Samoa in the early part of the twentieth century and its ongoing cultural impact. read more »
The exhibition “WALKABOUT - The early art of the Australian Aborigines” at Galerie Meyer - Oceanic Art will offer some 200 pieces from three private European collections.
The inauguration will take place during the opening of PARCOURS des MONDES - the world’s most important Tribal Art fair which takes place in the galleries of Saint Germain-des-Prés every September in Paris. read more »
Header photos (left to right): Performance by Te Pua O Feani, July 21, 2005; Children's Story (Water Dreaming of Two Children), Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, acrylic on composition board, 1972; IL IAMB NAI? POMBRAL MOLGA KUNDUL AL? WHO IS THIS PERSON? BLACK OR WHITE? Performance by Michael Mel, April 28, 2007. Rotator photos (numbers one through four): Fiji Project gathering in front of a Masi Kesa from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge University, Re-presenting Pacific Art. Edited by Karen Stevenson and Virginia-Lee Webb, Australia: Crawford House Publishing, 2010, Dan Taulapapa McMillin, 'O Taulaitu, Acrylic transfer collage and oil paint on canvas, 2012, PAA 11th International Symposium at the University of British Columbia, 2013.