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Samoan Art Histories

By Sean Mallon

The art of Andy Leleisi'uao, Graham Fletcher and Nanette Lela'ulu

ANDY LELEISI'UAO, Letters of Different Feet, 2000, acrylic on wood panels, triptych, 120 x 90.3 cm.

It has been six years since the artist Fatu Feu'u wrote about a decade of achievements in contemporary Samoan art in ART AsiaPacific. He talked of promising developments among young Samoan artists living in New Zealand, noting that: 'This new breed of artists is not bound by conventional styles and attitudes, but they do identify with their tradition and areā€¦

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