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Upside down : Arctic realities by Lorraine Spiess( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"“Upside Down: Arctic Realities” is an ambitious project that presents rare and significant artifacts from the arctic region. These works, from ancient periods, ranging from 1000 BC to 1400 AD, and from major sites, including Ekven in Russia, Ipiutak in Alaska, and Old Bering Sea cultures, explore the relationship of the aesthetics of native cultures to their remote environment. Selected from international private and public collections, the objects illustrate the culture’s sensory perceptions of the landscape, spiritual and physical orientations, and perspectives on the living and imagined universe. As there is no formal distinction between utilitarian and decorative objects in Eskimo art, this show is comprised of a range of works, including everyday objects, amulets, masks, and funerary offerings. In addition, there will be a selection of ceremonial masks from the modern Yup’ik, dating from the 19th century, that represent the persistence of ancient traditions in modern times. This exhibition is based on the ground-breaking scholarship of Dr. Edmund Carpenter who, in the 1973 publication, Eskimo Realities, distinguished Eskimo concepts of art from those of the West. He showed that Eskimo concepts of art are rooted in the creative process itself, focusing on the interaction between artist and material more than the finished product as such."--from Menil Foundation (exhibition)
Sculptures : Africa, Asia, Oceania, Americas( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The event is both historic and symbolic: a selection of some 120 masterpieces of African, Asian, Oceanic and American art is now on display at the Louvre. These outstanding pieces of sculpture come, in the main, from the Musee de l'Homme, the Musee National des Arts d'Afrique et d'Oceanie and several other French national or local museums. In addition, however, a number of important foreign museums have agreed to lend key works, some of which have never been seen outside their country of origin. Furthermore, this presentation represents the first opportunity to see some of the remarkable acquisitions with which French museums recently consolidated their own holdings. Pending the opening of the Musee du Quai Branly in 2004, this Pavillon des Sessions display represents the first step towards realising the ambition stated by the President of the Republic: namely to endow France with a modern institution dedicated to the arts and civilisations of Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands and the Americas."--Jacket
The Plains Indians : artists of earth and sky by Gaylord Torrence( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky celebrates the extraordinary beauty, power, and spiritual resonance of Plains Indian art throughout time. Richly illustrated, this volume includes a wealth of masterworks from European and North American collections, ranging from a 2,000-year-old Human Effigy stone pipe to a 2011 beaded adaptation of designer shoes. Works of art collected centuries ago by French traders and travelers are presented together with those acquired by Lewis and Clark on their famous expedition of 1804-06, along with objects from the early reservation era and contemporary works based in traditional forms and ideas. The distinct Plains aesthetic -- intertwined with the natural world, ephemeral, and materially rich -- is revealed through an array of forms and mediums: painting and drawing; sculptural works in stone, wood, antler, and shell; porcupine quill and glass bead embroidery; feather work; painted robes depicting figures and geometric shapes; and richly ornamented clothing and ceremonial objects. Many nations are represented -- Osage, Quapaw, Omaha, Crow, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Lakota, Blackfeet, Pawnee, Kiowa, Comanche, Mesquakie, Kansa, and others. With newly researched texts by leading scholars, this book charts the continuum of centuries of artistic tradition and reflects the significant place that Plains Indian culture holds in European history and in the heritage of North America
New Ireland : art of the South Pacific by Vicky Barnecutt( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the southwest Pacific, at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries, the people of New Ireland, an island group located east of New Guinea, created more than 20,000 works of art which they used in traditional context, then exported to the outside world. In their ceaseless quest for artistic expression, the people living on this remote archipelago created strikingly original pieces which are astonishing works of art." "In order to gain a greater understanding of the creative processes that occurred more than 120 years ago and resulted in this tremendous outpouring of art objects, the curators and authors traveled to New Ireland to work with local people in their villages. They brought with them photographs of the old art works now in museum collections, and they records aesthetic experience and ritual context as they occur today. Their original research in many of the art-producing regions of New Ireland has resulted in new data that has provided in a much clearer understanding of creativity in Island Melanesia than has previously been achieved." "The exhibition and catalogue feature art works from all regions of New Ireland that originated during this period, and explore the sources of this tremendously creative output."--BOOK JACKET
Benin kings and rituals : court arts from Nigeria by Barbara Plankensteiner( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the eyes of Picasso : face to face with African and Oceanic art by Pablo Picasso( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Picasso once famously - and provocatively - declared that he was not acquainted with African art. yet hundreds of archival documents and photographs - in addition to reproductions of his artworks alongside so-called "primitive" works from Africa and Oceania, as well as the Americas and Asia - illustrate how such art was a continual source of inspiration for the master artist throughout his career. Divided into three parts, this comprehensive tome explores Picasso's fascination with art from outside of Europe. A chronology - spanning from his arrival in Paris in 1900 to 1974, the year following his death - highlights the principal points of intersection between the artist and "primitive" art: where he encountered it, which pieces he collected, and the resonances found in his own creations. Each date is elucidated through facts, testimonial accounts, and photographs, as well as comments from Picasso himself. The second part examines the thematic links between Picasso's oeuvre and diverse non-European works, providing side-by-side comparisons that reveal recurrent themes - nudity, sexuality, impulses, death, and more - along with parallel artistic expressions of those themes, such as the disfiguration or destruction of the body. Essays by three authoritative authors complete the exploration, providing context and valuable insight into the influence of these works on Picasso and the lasting and meaningful bond he had with them."
D'un regard l'autre histoire des regards européens sur l'Afrique, l'Amérique et l'Océanie by Réunion des musées nationaux (France)( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African masters : art from the Ivory Coast by Eberhard Fischer( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"West Africa has a rich artistic tradition, with artists whose work rivals the great masters of European art. Yet the assumption still prevails that traditional African art is the product of "tribal workshops," guided by neither genuine aesthetic principles nor independent artistic sensibilities. African Masters corrects this oversight with a comprehensive overview of the most significant sculptors from the Ivory Coast and neighboring countries, including works by artists from among the Guro, Senufo, Dan, Baule, and Lobi. Works from ancient masters are juxtaposed with those of important contemporary artists and essays by renowned scholars who investigate the role of artists in traditional and modern societies, their ideals of beauty and its transformation into works of art. Featuring more than two hundred full-color masterpieces from public and private collections--including many never before published--the book marks a milestone in research on West African art.", viewed May 27, 2015
Art of armor : samurai armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum by Tex.) Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum (Dallas( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This extraordinary publication presents, for the first time, the samurai armor collection of the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum in Dallas. The Barbier-Mueller has selectively amassed these pieces of armor over the past twenty-five years, ultimately forming one of the largest and most important collections of its kind in the world. It is composed of nearly three hundred objects, several of which are considered masterpieces, including suits of armor, helmets, masks, horse armor, and weaponry. The objects date from the 12th to the 19th century, with a particularly strong focus on Edo-period armor. Offering an exciting look into the world of the samurai warrior, the book begins with an introduction by Morihiro Ogawa. Essays by prominent scholars in the field highlight topics such as the phenomenon of the warrior in Japan, the development of the samurai helmet, castle architecture, women in samurai culture, and Japanese horse armor. The book's final section consists of an extensive catalogue of objects, concentrating on 120 significant works in the collection. Lavishly illustrated in full color, each object is accompanied by an entry written by a scholar of Japanese armor."--Publisher's website
Tattoo by Musée du Quai Branly (Parigi)( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in French and English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the aim of showing the public the entire contemporary and aesthetic range of tattoos that the Musee du Quai Branly has wished to devote a show to this practice. It will propose five circuits for the public, retracing the ancient nature, ubiquity and diversity of forms of tattooing as well as the wealth and aesthetic quality of contemporary works. -- Stephane Martin
Human zoos : the invention of the savage( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gradhiva( )

in French and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arts and myths by Ludovic Segarra( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and French and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces us to the 'first arts' and to major artistic pieces from Africa, Oceania, South America, and Asia. The films offers insight into the creation of the pieces, their uses, their history, and more
Teotihuacan : cité des dieux : en hommage à Felipe Solís, 1944-2009 by Musée du quai Branly( Book )

13 editions published in 2009 in French and German and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce catalogue d'exposition présente le plus grand choix d'objets jamais présenté dans une exposition sur le Mexique précolombien. Il révèle les résultats des dernières années de fouilles et de recherches effectuées sur le site du Teotihuacan : sculptures, peintures, masques, encensoirs
Qu'est-ce qu'un corps : Afrique de l'ouest, Europe occidentale, Nouvelle-Guinée, Amazonie by Musée du quai Branly( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ouvrage publié à l'occasion de l'exposition "Qu'est-ce qu'un corps ?" présentée dans la galerie Ouest du musée du quai Branly du 23 juin 2006 au 25 novembre 2007. Propose à travers des objets d'art une approche d'anthropologie comparée de la représentation du corps et de sa dimension sociale en Afrique de l'Ouest, Europe occidentale, Nouvelle-Guinée et Amazonie
D'un regard l'autre : photographies XIXe siècle( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archéologie de l'esclavage colonial( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiki pop : America imagines its own Polynesian paradise = L'Amérique rêve son paradis polynésien by Sven A Kirsten( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Movie jungle fantasies and bamboo hideaways set the stage for Tiki style, a pop culture phenomenon like no other. With urban archaeologist and Tiki sage Sven Kirsten, trace the Tiki trend from Gauguin's exoticism and Hollywood movie concepts to the elaborate temples built to celebrate Tiki as the god of recreation. Featuring hundreds of previously unpublished images, this is at once a visual feast, a cultural history, and a tribute to a very particular vision of paradise."--Jacket
Charles Ratton, L'invention des arts "primitifs"( Book )

9 editions published in 2013 in French and English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cet ouvrage est publié à l'occasion de l'exposition "Charles Ratton. L'invention des arts "primitifs"", présentée au musée du quai Branly à Paris du 25 juin au 22 septembre 2013. Expert, marchand, collectionneur, Charles Ratton fut un acteur décisif dans la réception des arts primitifs d'Afrique, d'Amérique et d'Océanie dans les années 1930 à 1960. Grâce à ses connaissances et à ses expositions, ces oeuvres du monde, objets anthropologiques au départ, sont devenues de véritables objets d'art. Cette exposition met en valeur son regard sur des oeuvres emblématiques
Kodiak, Alaska : les masques de la collection Alphonse Pinart by Musée national des arts d'Afrique et d'Océanie( Book )

8 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Upside down : Arctic realities
Sculptures : Africa, Asia, Oceania, AmericasNew Ireland : art of the South PacificBenin kings and rituals : court arts from NigeriaArt of armor : samurai armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller MuseumMusée du quai Branly : the collection : art from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the AmericasThe Musée du quai Branly : art spaces
Alternative Names

controlled identityMusée de l'homme (Muséum national d'histoire naturelle). Laboratoire d'ethnologie

controlled identityMusée du quai Branly--Jacques Chirac

controlled identityMusée national des arts d'Afrique et d'Océanie

Bảo tàng Quai Branly

Etablissement public du musée du quai Branly

Etablissement public du musée du quai Branly (Paris)

France Etablissement public du musée du quai Branly

France, Ministère de la culture et de la communication

France. Ministère de la culture et de la communication. Musée du quai Branly

France. Ministère de l'éducation nationale, de la recherche et de la technologie. Musée du quai Branly

Musée des arts et civilisations d'Afrique, d'Asie, d'Océanie et des Amériques

Musée des arts premiers

Musée des arts premiers (Paris)

Musée du quai Branly

Musée du quai Branly (París)

Musée du quai Branly (Paris, France)

Museo del muelle Branly

Museu do Quai Branly

Muzeo de la kajo Branly-Jacques Chirac

Quai Branly Museum

Бранли жағасындағы мұражай

Бранли музейа

Музей на набережной Бранли

Музей на набережній Бранлі

Բրանլի փողոցի թանգարան

מוזיאון קה בראנלי

متحف برانلي

موزه برانلی

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