Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)
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Maaripi • Blade / Knife

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“This piece is a stylized form of the handheld blades used traditionally by Māori.”

Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey

Māori

Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Hako, Te Aupouri

(1965- )

Chris’s work is largely influenced by his heritage and traditional Māori forms and concepts which he then lends a contemporary edge to thus allowing the forms to evolve. His work ranges from jewellery through to larger stone sculptural pieces.