Fale va’a o’oe na ole ave ave leai se toe fa’afo’i mai

Artist
Tuffery, Michel
Date
1989
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Description
Michel Tuffery is an acclaimed printmaker, painter and sculptor who was made Member of the New Zealand Merit of Order in the Queens Honours List for Services to the Arts in 2008. A New Zealand based artist of Samoan, Rarotongan and Tahitian heritage, Tuffery’s use of motifs and symbols found in Samoan art forms, such as the lizard, tattoo and weaving patterns found in mats, combined with Palagi imagery, create a cross-cultural interaction with art and life. Tuffery’s art features in major public and private collections throughout the world.
Media
lithograph on Arches Reeves Paper
Measurements
hxw 653 x 600 mm
Frame: Breadth 35mm x 38mm deep
Registration number
ART00130

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