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TE TOI WHAKAIRO: THE ART OF MAORI CARVING. Reprint. Hirini Moko Mead. Libro International, Auckland, 2015. First published 1986 by Reed Publishing, Auckland. 276 pp. with 287 ills. 25 x 18 cm. ISBN 9781877514821 In English.
Publisher's description: Woodcarving is one of the supreme expressions of New Zealand identity. Beginning with carving's mythical origins, Te Toi Whakairo explores the evolution of styles and techniques through the four main artistic periods to the present day, and provides detailed explanations of carving styles in different parts of the country, using examples from meeting houses and leading artists.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Oceania — New Zealand — Sculpture
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 170310
Paperbound $30.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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