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x-d; Mr Cotton, Shane; 1994; 94/58

x-d, Mr Cotton, Shane, 1994, 94/58
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Oil on canvas showing vertical and horizontal lines forming a scaffold like structure. Letters ( I, K, y, L, a, b, c and d) are written along the horizontal lines. Also sitting on the horizontals appear hill like shapes.
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Date Made
Medium and Materials
Oil on Canvas
Place Made
New Zealand
Subject and Association Description
Shane Cotton is of Ngati Rangi, Ngati Hine, Te Uri Taniwha and also Pakiha descent. He went to the Illam School of Fine Arts and has also taught at Massey University in the Bachelor of Maori Visual Arts offered there. His work explores aspects of his bicultural heritage, as Cotton utilises an amalgamation of Maori and European iconography. In 1998 he was the recipient of the prestigious Frances Hodgkins fellowship offered by Otago University.
Collection of Te Manawa Museums Trust
Credit Line
Purchased, 1994
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bicultural heritage
Frances Hodgkins fellowship
Illam school of fine arts
Massey University Bachelor of Maori Visual Arts
oil on canvas x-d

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