Tui bird, New Zealand.The tui is an endemic passerine bird of New Zealand. It is one of the largest members of the diverse honeyeater family. The name tui is from the Maori language name tūī and is the species' formal common name.
At the Quai Branly Museum in Paris (itself in a very cool building by Jean Nouvel), Is this awesome luminous wall in the temporary Maori exhibit that relates to the graphic arts of the New Zealand tribe.
In this computer age this artwork is all the more amazing. The technique and detail are incredible. And the composition timeless. - Gordon WALTERS - 1981 GORDON WALTERS Maheno 1981 Collection: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982