Between bad weather an coming down with another bug, just a quick post today from a recent visit to the Auckland Art Gallery.
Nga Toki Mate Whenua – Axes Felling Trees, Kill the Land
Tony Fomison (1939-1990)
“I became attracted to Maori culture because here was this culture produced in the country – an oral culture based on the love of the land, and love of the old and the young ones. In other words, a past, present and future.”
Here is a link to some more of his work and writings about.
I love Fomison. Textural and moody while still depicting something. None of the pretentiousness that can come with abstract painting.