Artwork Details


black, gift, light, maori mythology, movement, mural, poetry

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ArtistRalph Hotere
Production Date1977
Mediumenamel on board
Size2400 x 18000 mm
DepartmentNew Zealand Art
Subjectsgodwits, text, handwriting, abstraction
Accession Date17 Oct 1996
Accession NoC1997/1/1/1-15
Credit LineChartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Auckland International Airport Ltd, 1997

Chartwell Notes

Pictured: Ron Sang and Sue Gardiner: in association with Ron Sang Publications, essayist Kriselle Baker, and courtesy of the Hotere Foundation, Chartwell distributed copies of the five page poster of the Hotere mural in the collection, pictured, to secondary school art teachers and libraries around New Zealand.

Exhibition History

City Gallery Wellington
Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka
13 September - 23 November 2014