Kohaihai: Frills for Green Triangles; Geoff PARK; 1976; 656

Name/Title

Kohaihai: Frills for Green Triangles

About this object

An aquatint etching depicting silhouettes of a nikau palm and flax bush. The title refers to the South Island West Coast river and bluff located in the Kahurangi National Park north of Karamea. Kohaihai is renowned for unspoilt nikau forests. The artist (who is also known as a writer on ecological subjects) was involved in the protest movement that saw this area being designated as a conservation park in the late 1970s.

Maker

Geoff PARK

Date Made

1976

Medium and Materials

Aquatint etching on paper

Subject and Association Keywords

Landscapes/Regional landscapes

Subject and Association Keywords

Conservation

Subject and Association Keywords

Environmentalism

Subject and Association Keywords

Politics

Subject and Association Keywords

Flora/Tree

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/South Island/West Coast/Kohaihai

Credit Line

Gifted by the artist in 1977

Object Type

Print

Object number

656

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