He Tangata toa ki te Waiata (The Great Singer); Matchitt, Gina; 2004; 2004/7/1

Name/Title

He Tangata toa ki te Waiata (The Great Singer)

About this object

This work displays artist Gina Matchitt’s transition from her usual practice as a jeweller to making these large-scale art works celebrating Maori entertainment stars. The image of singer John Rowles sourced from one of his album covers, is arranged in the tangata/people taniko/Maori finger weaving pattern.

Maker

Matchitt, Gina

Maker Role

Artist

Date Made

2004

Medium and Materials

Laminated magnets and magnetic painted metal

Place Made

New Zealand

Collection

TheNewDowse Permanent Collection

Credit Line

Collection of TheNewDowse

Object Type

Paintings

Object number

2004/7/1

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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