Anton Forde: Kāmaka

  • 28 September 2022

11 – 21 November 2022
Opening: Thursday 10 November
Bentley Auckland
119 Great North Rd, Grey Lynn
Hours: Mon–Fri 8am–6pm, Sat 8am–5pm

Anton Forde (Ngāti Ruanui, Gaelige, Gaelic, English) holds a Masters of Māori Visual Arts with First Class Honours from Toioho ki Āpiti/Massey University. His connection to the land, the majesty of nature, and a fascination with themes that are universal to ‘first nation’ cultures are the greatest influences on his work. Forde has since spent extended periods living in his Nanna’s (Taranaki - Ngati Ruanui - Iwi Taranaki) part of the country, with the majestic Maunga Taranaki ever-present, and in Ireland, where he discovered ancient inspirational art themes. Forde has a number of significant public works in public and private collections both in New Zealand and overseas.

View more work by Anton here.
Banner photo / Jacob Bryant

ROCK SOLID, Sculptor Anton Forde connects the ancient with the
modern, nature with spirituality for his powerful new exhibition

Read here.



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