Australia and New Zealand
Exclusive Collection Curated by Nevena Bojinovic | 39 artworks
Experience the breathtaking beauty of Australia and New Zealand!
Experience the breathtaking beauty of Australia and New Zealand through captivating artwork that will transport you to these incredible destinations. Our collection showcases the unique landscapes, vibrant cultures, and rich histories of these two remarkable countries.
Each piece of artwork is meticulously crafted by talented artists who have expertly captured the essence and spirit of Australia and New Zealand. From the awe-inspiring outback of Australia to the majestic fjords of New Zealand, these artworks evoke a sense of wonder and adventure.
Immerse yourself in the vibrant hues of a sunset over Uluru, or feel the gentle breeze of a coastal scene in the Bay of Islands. Our collection encompasses a wide range of styles and mediums, ensuring there's a piece to suit every taste and preference.
Whether you're a passionate traveler, an art enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates the beauty of these lands, our artwork will bring a touch of Australasian magic into your home or office. Each piece serves as a captivating conversation starter, allowing you to share the wonders of Australia and New Zealand with others.
Not only will you be enhancing your living or working space with stunning artwork, but you'll also be supporting talented artists who are dedicated to preserving and promoting the natural and cultural heritage of these nations.
Don't miss the opportunity to own a piece of Australasian beauty. Browse our collection today and embark on a visual journey through Australia and New Zealand that will leave you inspired and captivated.
Australia and New Zealand share a rich and diverse history, shaped by the arrival of indigenous peoples, European colonization, and the development of independent nations. Here is an overview of their histories:
- Indigenous History: The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples inhabited Australia for tens of thousands of years before European settlement. They had complex societies, diverse cultures, and deep connections to the land.
- European Settlement: Captain James Cook claimed Australia's eastern coast for Britain in 1770. In 1788, the First Fleet, led by Captain Arthur Phillip, established a penal colony at Sydney Cove, marking the beginning of British colonization.
- Convict Era: From 1788 to 1868, approximately 160,000 convicts were transported from Britain to Australia as punishment for crimes. Convict labor played a significant role in developing the colonies.
- Gold Rush and Federation: In the mid-19th century, gold discoveries in Victoria and New South Wales attracted thousands of immigrants. The colonies gradually gained self-government, and in 1901, they federated to form the Commonwealth of Australia.
- World Wars and Immigration: Australia participated in both World Wars, forging a strong bond with the United Kingdom and the United States. After World War II, Australia adopted a policy of immigration, welcoming people from various backgrounds, particularly from Europe and Asia.
- Indigenous Rights: In recent decades, there has been a growing recognition of the rights and contributions of Indigenous Australians. Reconciliation efforts aim to address historical injustices and promote equality.
- Māori Settlement: The Māori people arrived in New Zealand from Polynesia around the 13th century. They developed a distinct culture and established tribal communities known as iwi.
- European Exploration: European explorers, including Abel Tasman and James Cook, visited New Zealand in the 17th and 18th centuries. British settlement began in the early 19th century.
- Treaty of Waitangi: In 1840, the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between the British Crown and Māori chiefs. The treaty is considered New Zealand's founding document, establishing British sovereignty while guaranteeing Māori rights and protection of their lands.
- Colonization and Self-Government: British settlers established colonies in New Zealand, and waves of immigration followed. In 1852, the colony gained self-government and developed a parliamentary system.
- Cultural Diversity and Social Reforms: New Zealand became known for its progressive social reforms, including granting women the right to vote in 1893, the first country to do so. The country experienced increased cultural diversity through immigration from various parts of the world.
- Independent Nation: New Zealand gained full independence from Britain in 1947 but maintains close ties as a member of the Commonwealth. It has since pursued an independent foreign policy and developed its own identity as a multicultural nation.
Both Australia and New Zealand have vibrant cultures, diverse societies, and ongoing efforts to acknowledge and celebrate their indigenous heritage while embracing their shared colonial past and multicultural present.
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Collections are created by Artmajeur members, art lovers and special guests from all over the world. This collection is curated by Nevena Bojinovic . Collect all your favorite works of art and browse them conveniently any time you like from the comfort of your own collections!
Oil on Linen Canvas | 24x28 in
Acrylic on Canvas | 35.8x48 in
Photography | 23.6x35.4 in
Acrylic on Canvas | 39.4x47.2 in
Oil on Linen Canvas | 36.2x25.6 in
Acrylic on Canvas | 29.9x59.1 in
Photography | 19.7x27.6 in
Acrylic on Canvas | 31.5x39.4 in
Oil on Canvas | 23.6x35.4 in
Oil on MDF Board | 15.8x19.7 in
Acrylic on Paper | 8.3x11 in
Acrylic on Canvas | 36x48 in
Acrylic on Linen Canvas | 35.8x35.8 in
Photography | 39.4x39.4 in
Photography | 23.6x23.6 in
Acrylic on Canvas | 23.6x35.4 in
Oil on Canvas | 27.6x35.4 in
Acrylic on Canvas | 17.3x22.1 in
Oil on Canvas | 23.6x27.6 in
Oil on Canvas | 11.8x15.8 in
Acrylic on Canvas | 35.8x35.8 in
Acrylic on Canvas | 18x36 in
Photography | 15.8x27.6 in
Oil on Linen Canvas | 47.2x35.4 in
Oil on Canvas | 11.8x15.8 in
Acrylic on Linen Canvas | 39.8x29.9 in
Acrylic on Canvas | 39.4x39.4 in
Oil | 39.4x47.2 in
Oil on Canvas | 7.9x7.9 in
Oil on MDF Board | 13x15.8 in
Photography | Several sizes
Acrylic on Canvas | 24x29.9 in
Acrylic on Canvas | 27.6x27.6 in
Oil on Canvas | 31.5x35 in
Oil on Linen Canvas | 39.4x59.1 in
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