Topic: Tales from Te Papa: Art and Photography episodes
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Tales from Te Papa Episode 1 : Cloud by John Reynolds
This arresting artwork is a huge number of Kiwi words, floating above the viewer. And crikey, mate, it's a pretty fair job getting over 7,000 canvases on a gallery.
Tales from Te Papa Episode 10: Angel of the Annunciation by Colin McCahon
Colin McCahon is perhaps our most famous artist. Riria Hotere learns the inspiration of a New Zealand angel, and other artistic treasures.
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Tales from Te Papa Episode 19: Lisa Reihana
Te ara ä Hine is a pathway that welcomes visitors to a marae. But at Te Papa it's also an art space for women. Riria Hotere makes her way to Te Papa's marae atea - Lisa Reihana style.
Tales from Te Papa Episode 20: Jane Dodd Jewellery
The three little pigs are not only the stuff of stories before bedtime. They're the inspiration for contemporary Jeweller Jane Dodd.
Tales from Te Papa Episode 44: Ann Verdcourt Ceramics
Christopher Columbus was one of the first Europeans to discover America. Ceramic artist Ann Verdcourt has brought his fascinating discoveries to life in sculpture.
Tales from Te Papa Episode 47: A Loss, Again
Artist Ronnie van Hout used sculpture to recreate his father's shed not once, but twice over. As a kid he wasn't allowed to see inside, so neither can we.
Tales from Te Papa Episode 49: Herata Rewiri Terapata
A well-travelled Maori beauty has made a welcome homecoming to the Whangarei Art Museum. C.F. Goldie's portrait of Harata Rewiri Tarapata is reunited with her Nga Puhi descendants.
Tales from Te Papa Episode 50: Von Tempsky
Gustavus Ferdinand von Tempsky was one of the most flamboyant characters of the New Zealand wars. But as Simon Morton discovers, his talents extended beyond the battlefield.
Tales from Te Papa Episode 66: A Portrait For All Times
How did an 18th century American portrait by famed portrait artist John Singleton Copley end up at Te Papa? Tony Mackle explains how.
Tales from Te Papa Episode 67: One Coast Two Views
Tony Mackle gives us an insight into Nicholas Chevalier's painting of Cook Strait.
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Tales from Te Papa Episode 72: Burn My Head In Heaven
This episode is about Pacific artist John Pule's work entitled Burn My Head In Heaven.
Tales from Te Papa Episode 92: Art Of The Haka
Millions of people have seen the All Blacks perform Te Rauparaha's legendary haka on the rugby field. But Riria discovers a colourful version of the haka 'Ka Mate' on canvas.
Tales from Te Papa episode 106: Sponge Doodads, Cloth Doodahs
Two Dunedin artists combined everyday cleaning materials with ceramics to make a sculpture that represents a coral reef, and makes a comment about our use of plastics. Rubber gloves may never look the same again.
Tales from Te Papa episode 114: Price of a Pacific Princess
What is a princess worth? The Tale tells of two occasions when a price was paid for a Pacific princess. Find out who paid, and what she was worth - then and now.