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Female figure

For every sculptural atua that escaped the iconoclasm of Polynesia’s missionary period, hundreds if not thousands were broken apart or set on fire, says Michael Gunn, senior curator for Pacific Art from the National Gallery of Australia and organizing curator of Atua: Sacred Gods from Polynesia. Female figure, from the collection of the Staatliches Museum… Read More »