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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander art : collection highlights, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra / edited by Franchesca Cubillo and Wally Caruana. (2010)

Authors: National Gallery of Australia, Cubillo, Franchesca, ((editor.)), Caruana, Wally, 1952-, ((editor.)), National Gallery of Australia ((host institution.))
Publisher:Canberra : National Gallery of Australia,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 76 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 75 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Also Titled:
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art
Author:
  • National Gallery of Australia
Edition:
  • First edition.
Copyright:
  • ©2010
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • 256 pages. : illustrations (some colour), 1 map, portraits ; 25 cm.
Summary:
  • The NGA holds the largest collection of Australian Indigenous art in the world. Written by Indigenous authors, curators and other experts in the field, this book features 183 works of art which highlight the diversity, richness and excellence of the Gallery's collection including rare 19th century objects.
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The Aboriginal Memorial
  • 19th-century objects
  • Early Western Desert paintings
  • Desert paintings after 1975
  • The Kimberley
  • Bark paintings and sculpture before 1980
  • Hermannsburg School - Gordon &​ Marilyn Darling Gallery
  • Textiles
  • Prints and drawings
  • North Queensland and Top End after 1980
  • Torres Strait Islands
  • Urban art
  • Glossary.
  • More...
  • More...
Notes:
  • "Aboriginal &​ Torres Strait Islander art : collection highlights"--Orange paper band around book.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-244) and index.
Terms of Use:
  • © National Gallery of Australia, 2010.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 9780642334145 (pbk.)
Dewey Number:
  • 704.039915
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 45791554
  • 45791554
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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