Stone Maka

Kaituhi Tūtahi | Contributing Writer
Stone Maka is an interdisciplinary artist who’s practice is deeply rooted in the traditions of Tongan art. Believing abstract art in the Pacific to be one of the most expressive and pure forms of art making, Stone’s paintings draw attention to the formalism and abstraction inherent in Pacific art since the 18th Century. The common thread in his work depict Social, political and spiritual beliefs. He continues to portray these through a contemporary depiction of the sacred art of ngatu ‘uli.
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