Story: Contemporary Māori art – ngā toi hōu

Shane Cotton (1st of 2)

Shane Cotton

Shane Cotton (Ngāpuhi) often draws on New Zealand's contested past in his work. This photo shows part of his massive 2001 work 'Blackout', which refers to an early-19th-century prophetic movement. 

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Artwork by Shane Cotton

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How to cite this page:

Jonathan Mane-Wheoki, 'Contemporary Māori art – ngā toi hōu - Contemporary Māori art in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/45378/shane-cotton (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Jonathan Mane-Wheoki, published 22 Oct 2014