Mask; Molly Macalister; 1948-1950; 16

From

Molly Macalister, sculptor

Name/Title

Mask

About this object

Exhibited
1982 Auckland ACAG 'Molly Macalister: a memorial exhibition.' Curator Alexa Johnston. cat. no. 16

References
Peter Tomory " New Zealand Sculpture", Art and Australia, 1965, pp 108-113.
'Molly Macalister: a memorial exhibition.' Alexa Johnston. Copyright Auckland Art Gallery, 1982

'Molly Macalister produced two masks of this type. (see cat A8). In this one the forms of the features bear a resemblance to Maori canoe-bailers (tiheru).' (Johnston, 1982, p16)

Maker

Molly Macalister

Maker Role

Artist

Date Made

1948-1950

Medium and Materials

Wood - Kauri

Technique

Carving

Measurements

415mm high

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand sculpture

Collection

Haydn Family Collection

Object Type

Sculpture

Object number

16

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