Faculty of Arts


ARTHIST 338

Mana Taonga: Tradition and Innovation in Māori Art


Description

This course examines Māori art from points of arrival c.800 to the present day. Students will be exposed to both marae and gallery arts, with classes ranging from personal adornment, moko, weaving and carving, to figurative painting and contemporary art. The impact of gender, patronage, globalisation, repatriation and new technologies are discussed. Artists include Raharuhi Rukupo, Rangimarie Hetet, Ralph Hotere, Lisa Reihana and Shane Cotton. Site visits to Auckland Museum and Tāne-Nui-a-Rangi, the University's meeting house, are intended. This course is taught concurrently with ARTHIST 238.

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Ngārino Ellis

Reading/Texts


Recommended Reading


Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

ARTHIST 338: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

Any 30 points at Stage II in Art History or Māori Studies

Restrictions

ARTHIST 102, 238


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