Tuakana, teina – the sisters


Tuakana, teina – the sisters


Jesus Christ visited sisters, Martha and Mary. Martha kept working while Mary sat and talked with Jesus. Martha got hōhā at Mary for not helping. The Saviour’s gentle reminder to her was that what Mary chose was better.

Life is not about choosing between right and wrong (shown by the black and white ribbons) but choosing between right and right (red and blue ribbons). What is right can depend on context. Unusual in tukutuku, the red and blue ribbons overlap, depicting the conflict of deciding the best action to take. Ribbons are used to express the femininity of the sisters.

Size: 900mm x 2700mm ( 3 panels 900mm x 900mm each)

Medium: Ribbon, varnish on macrocarpa

Status: For Sale

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