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Aboriginal art / Wally Caruana. (1993)

Authors: Caruana, Wally.
Publisher:New York : Thames and Hudson,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 201 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 146 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Author:
  • Caruana, Wally.
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • 216 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 21 cm.
Series:
  • World of art
  • World of art
  • World of art library.
  • World of art library.
Summary:
  • Survey of the work of Australia's indigenous artists which shows how the events of the Dreaming and their significance are embodied in artistic works covering a wide range of media from painting and sculpture to printmaking and textile design. Features numerous colour and black-and-white plates, a bibliography, a list of illustrations, a glossary and an index. The author has been the curator of Aboriginal Art at the Australian National Gallery since 1984.
  • Survey of the range of work by Australias indigenous artists; bark painting; acrylic painting; sculpture; engraving; constructions; weaving; photography; printmaking; textile design; rock paintings; batik; drawings; watercolours.
Contents:
  • Ch. 1. Introduction
  • Ch. 2. Patterns of power: Arnhem Land and its surrounds
  • Ch. 3. The art of place and journey: the desert
  • Ch. 4. Land of the Wandjina: the Kimberley
  • Ch. 5. Diversity: North Queensland and the Torres Strait Islands
  • Ch. 6. Artists in the town and city.
  • More...
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Notes:
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 209) and indexes.
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Includes index and bibliographical references.
  • Bibliography : p. 209.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 0500202648 (pbk.) :
Dewey Number:
  • 704.039915 6
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 21609758
  • 21609758
  • 48885613
  • 48885613
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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