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Aboriginal art

Author: Howard Morphy
Publisher: London [England] : Phaidon, 1998.
Series: Art & ideas.
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A survey of the great variety of Aboriginal art.

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morphy, Howard.
Aboriginal art.
London [England] : Phaidon, 1998
(DLC) 99187473
(OCoLC)40622259
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Morphy
OCLC Number: 607160478
Notes: Cover title.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (447 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A journey to recognition: the 'discovery' of Aboriginal art --
A lasting record: rock art as history --
Foundations: art, religion and the Dreaming --
A totemic landscape: art, maps and people --
The kinship of art: art and society --
The power of art: art, ritual and aesthetics --
Engaging the other: art and the survival of Aboriginal society --
Transformations: the contemporary art of central Australia --
Settler Australia: the survival of art in adversity --
Documents of change: the art of William Barak and Tommy McRae --
Contemporary developments: Aboriginal art and the avant-garde.
Series Title: Art & ideas.
Responsibility: Howard Morphy.

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'This is a wonderful book by the pre-eminent scholar of Aboriginal art. For anyone who wants to know about Aboriginal art and the people who make it, this is the most important, indeed brilliant, Read more...

 
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