Kāhui Whakaahua - A constellation of portraits
- Date: 1 March
Te Wehenga and Malaga Pasifika Rooms, Ground Floor, National Library
How do Isaac Coates's portraits relate to a broader tradition of Māori representation in portraiture? What is at stake for the artist and the Māori collaborator? These and other questions will be explored in this illustrated talk, featuring art historian Roger Blackley in discussion with curator Paul Diamond.
Associate Professor Roger Blackley, of the School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies, Victoria University of Wellington; Paul Diamond, Curator of the exhibition.
Part of the Turnbull Gallery exhibition, Head and shoulders: Portraits of Māori by Isaac Coates.