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white night

WHITE NIGHT, 6pm-midnight, Saturday 14th March, 2015 at Remuera Gallery | 360 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland 1050, New Zealand, ph + 64 9 524 7403

Remuera Art Gallery gave me a table to do an artwork with for White Night.......

2015 03 10 11.30.06

I painted ‘The Feast’ in direct response to seeing an image of ‘Native Feast held at Remuera, May 11th 1844’ a watercolour by Joseph Jenner Merret and reading about the event. (“In 1844 Waikato chiefs hosted a week-long feast near Mt Hobson in Remuera. It was attended by about 4,000 Māori and many Pākehā, including an official party led by Governor Robert FitzRoy”)

The Feast
‘The Feast’, Artist: Joanna Fieldes  2015, Oil on sealed Hahnemuhle paper, Width 1100mm x height 320mm POA