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$550.00 - $2,500.00 From $550.00

Oil painting on Belgian portrait linen, 485 x 300mm, 2010
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In our modern digitized world many people are craving a feeling of aliveness that they realize is missing. I see the carved figure in this painting, known as a 'manaia' in Maori culture, as being a wise old highly conscious Being, prompting us to be bold and live our lives with great presence and vigour. Manaia are traditionally seen in Maori carving with a bird's head and a serpent's tail. They are said to be the messengers between the earthly world of mortals and the domain of spirits and Sofia's interpretation of this is that in essence, manaia are angels.

Limited Edition Print

Limited edition of 75 prints available on matte paper of museum archival quality. Image size is 550 x 340mm and is surrounded by an unprinted white border. All prints are proofed by the artist before she signs, titles, dates and numbers them. Shipping is FREE within NZ and $35 everywhere else (prices are NZD). Unframed print arrives sealed in protective tube or sleeve.

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