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Koru Land (John Botica)

Koru Land (Detail)

Koru Land (Detail)

John Botica is a specialist in pebble sculptures. This work is in the courtyard of the Mangere Arts Centre — Ngā Tohu o Uenuku. The last picture shows it in context, with a stone sculpture by Filipe Tohi in the foreground.

Koru is the Maori word for unfurling fern fronds.

We have shown another work by John Botica (“Compass Rose” at the Harbourview Sculpture Trail at Te Atatu) on April 2.

Koru Land (John Botica)

Koru Land (John Botica)

Courtyard, Mangere Arts Centre --- Ngā Tohu o Uenuku

Courtyard, Mangere Arts Centre --- Ngā Tohu o Uenuku

3 Comments

  1. This is very handsome. I don’t know that I have ever seen anything like this before. Very beautiful work.

  2. I am trying to imagine collecting all these perfect stones!

  3. Very nice, artistic and stylish.

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