Arnold Manaaki Wilson: Te Awakaunua
Te Awekotuku, N. (2008). Arnold Manaaki Wilson: Te Awakaunua. In Turui Turui! Paneke Paneke! When Maori Art became Contemporary. (pp. 84-96). Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki.
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Arnold Manaaki Wilson was born in 1928, in Ruatoki, a community which nestles beneath the misty Taiarahia hills, following the curves of the Ohinemataroa river valley – known to others as of his tuhoe people. They know him there as Te Wakaunua, after a provocative late 19th century political visionary. From Such radical Tuhoe ideas fused with the sculptural genius of his father, a renowned carver of the art-making Ngati Tarawhai of Te Arawa, Arnold Wilson emerged.
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This article has been published in the book: Turui Turui! Paneke Paneke! When Maori Art became Contemporary. ©2008 Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. Used with Permission.