Story: Contemporary Māori art – ngā toi hōu

Sandy Adsett (2nd of 2)

Sandy Adsett

Sandy Adsett (Ngāti Kahungunu) became best known for large, highly graphic works inspired in part by the patterns carved into the rafters of meeting houses. 

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Reference: Sandy Adsett, Cliff Whiting and Witi Ihimaera. Mataora: the living face: contemporary Māori art. Auckland: David Bateman, 1996, p. 116
Photograph by Margaret Kawharu

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Jonathan Mane-Wheoki, 'Contemporary Māori art – ngā toi hōu - Beginnings of contemporary Maori art', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 June 2024)

Story by Jonathan Mane-Wheoki, published 22 Oct 2014